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Revesby - Revesby Heights
Ancestry

The three largest ancestries in Revesby - Revesby Heights in 2011 were Australian, English and Chinese.

Ancestry defines the cultural association and ethnic background of an individual going back three generations. Ancestry is a good measure of the total size of cultural groups in Revesby - Revesby Heights regardless of where they were born or what language they speak.

Ancestry data, should be combined with data on Birthplace, Language Spoken at Home and Religion for a more complete picture of Revesby - Revesby Heights's ethnic characteristics.

Please note that the "Australian Aboriginal" and "Torres Strait Islander" categories in this topic are not considered to be a reliable estimate of the indigenous peoples of Australia. For information on this group, please use the "Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Population" found on the Population page.

Derived from the Census question:

'What is the person's ancestry?'

Multi-response

Total population

Ancestry - Ranked by size
Revesby - Revesby Heights - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
AncestryNumber%Bankstown City %Number%Bankstown City %2006 to 2011
Australian
3,69825.517.94,25831.922.0-560
English
3,11521.514.73,00422.515.5+110
Chinese
1,3079.07.49297.06.6+378
Irish
1,0567.34.51,0597.94.8-3
map this data in atlas.idLebanese1,0467.217.58816.616.0+165
Scottish
7895.43.16474.83.1+142
map this data in atlas.idVietnamese6994.88.54883.77.2+211
Greek
6704.64.25694.34.4+100
Italian
5563.83.74653.53.9+92
Indian
3292.31.52371.81.5+92
German
3282.31.42642.01.5+64
Filipino
2171.51.11411.10.9+76
Egyptian
2021.41.01441.10.8+58
Macedonian
1981.42.01471.11.9+51
Maltese
1761.20.71721.30.7+4
Maori
1280.90.61291.00.6-1
New Zealander
990.70.4970.70.4+2
Dutch
970.70.3850.60.4+12
Samoan
920.60.7580.40.6+35
Croatian
910.60.6740.60.6+17
Polish
860.60.7780.60.9+8
Indonesian
830.60.5470.30.3+36
Spanish
820.60.5770.60.5+5
Thai
730.50.2360.30.1+37
French
730.50.3560.40.4+17
Arab not further described
710.51.3390.31.0+32
Fijian
670.50.5230.20.3+44
Cypriot
600.40.4280.20.2+32
Chilean
540.40.2190.10.2+35
Welsh
520.40.2430.30.2+9
Inadequately Described
510.40.4220.20.3+29
Other Indian subcontinent
510.40.2260.20.1+25
Turkish
500.30.490.10.4+41
Syrian
490.31.0390.30.7+10
Korean
480.30.7550.40.8-7
Serbian
450.30.4430.30.4+2
American
420.30.1400.30.1+3
Sinhalese
390.30.2330.20.2+6
Russian
380.30.3490.40.3-11
Nepalese
360.20.100.00.0+36
South African
360.20.2320.20.1+4
Hungarian
360.30.2420.30.3-5
Japanese
350.20.1230.20.1+12
Palestinian
350.20.6220.20.5+12
Portuguese
330.20.4340.30.3-1
Punjabi
320.20.0240.20.0+8
Tongan
320.20.4180.10.3+14
Pakistani
310.20.7300.20.5+1
Latvian
310.20.1310.20.10
Bosnian
280.20.1210.20.1+7
Australian Aboriginal
260.20.1110.10.1+15
Bengali
260.20.400.00.1+26
Other Middle-Eastern peoples
240.20.2520.40.1-28
Mauritian
240.20.3460.30.3-22
Peruvian
240.20.180.10.1+16
Iraqi
220.10.6200.10.3+2
Cook Islander
210.10.2150.10.2+6
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Excludes ancestries with fewer than 20 responses, or less than 0.1% of the total population.

Ancestry - Totals
Revesby - Revesby Heights - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Ancestry totalsNumber%Bankstown City %Number%Bankstown City %2006 to 2011
Not stated1,0177.08.11,0257.79.5-8

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2006 and 2011. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Ancestry, 2011
Ancestry, 2011 Australian, Bankstown City: 17.9% English, Bankstown City: 14.7% Chinese, Bankstown City: 7.4% Irish, Bankstown City: 4.5% Lebanese, Bankstown City: 17.5% Scottish, Bankstown City: 3.1% Vietnamese, Bankstown City: 8.5% Greek, Bankstown City: 4.2% Italian, Bankstown City: 3.7% Indian, Bankstown City: 1.5% Australian, Revesby - Revesby Heights: 25.5% English, Revesby - Revesby Heights: 21.5% Chinese, Revesby - Revesby Heights: 9.0% Irish, Revesby - Revesby Heights: 7.3% Lebanese, Revesby - Revesby Heights: 7.2% Scottish, Revesby - Revesby Heights: 5.4% Vietnamese, Revesby - Revesby Heights: 4.8% Greek, Revesby - Revesby Heights: 4.6% Italian, Revesby - Revesby Heights: 3.8% Indian, Revesby - Revesby Heights: 2.3%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in ancestry, 2006 to 2011
Change in ancestry, 2006 to 2011 Australian, Revesby - Revesby Heights: -560 English, Revesby - Revesby Heights: +110 Chinese, Revesby - Revesby Heights: +378 Irish, Revesby - Revesby Heights: -3 Lebanese, Revesby - Revesby Heights: +165 Scottish, Revesby - Revesby Heights: +142 Vietnamese, Revesby - Revesby Heights: +211 Greek, Revesby - Revesby Heights: +100 Italian, Revesby - Revesby Heights: +92 Indian, Revesby - Revesby Heights: +92
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2006 and 2011 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.

Dominant groups

Analysis of the ancestry responses of the population in Revesby - Revesby Heights in 2011 shows that the top five ancestries nominated were:

  • Australian (3,698 people or 25.5%)
  • English (3,115 people or 21.5%)
  • Chinese (1,307 people or 9.0%)
  • Irish (1,056 people or 7.3%)
  • Lebanese (1,046 people or 7.2%)

In combination these five ancestries account for 10,222 responses in total, or 70.39% of all responses.

The major differences between the ancestries of the population in Revesby - Revesby Heights and Bankstown City were:

  • A larger percentage of people with Australian ancestry (25.5% compared to 17.9%)
  • A larger percentage of people with English ancestry (21.5% compared to 14.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of people with Lebanese ancestry (7.2% compared to 17.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of people with Vietnamese ancestry (4.8% compared to 8.5%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the reported ancestries of the population in this area between 2006 and 2011 were:

  • Australian (-560 persons)
  • Chinese (+378 persons)
  • Vietnamese (+211 persons)
  • Lebanese (+165 persons)

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