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The three largest ancestries in Yagoona in 2011 were Lebanese, Vietnamese and Australian.

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 Yagoona 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 Yagoona'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
Yagoona - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
AncestryNumber%Bankstown City %Number%Bankstown City %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idLebanese3,44320.817.52,83218.416.0+610
map this data in atlas.idVietnamese2,33314.18.51,91412.47.2+419
Australian
2,22813.517.92,65017.222.0-421
English
1,85711.214.71,90312.415.5-47
Chinese
1,0736.57.49466.16.6+127
Macedonian
7494.52.06954.51.9+53
Irish
5743.54.55303.44.8+44
Italian
4512.73.74943.23.9-43
Greek
4292.64.24663.04.4-36
Scottish
3652.23.13782.53.1-13
Arab not further described
2531.51.31460.91.0+107
Syrian
2321.41.01591.00.7+73
German
2111.31.41991.31.5+12
Filipino
2051.21.11981.30.9+8
Indian
1671.01.51521.01.5+15
Samoan
1661.00.71471.00.6+19
Iraqi
1581.00.6620.40.3+96
Egyptian
1420.91.01020.70.8+40
Polish
1310.80.71410.90.9-10
Fijian
1050.60.5450.30.3+60
Maori
1030.60.61060.70.6-2
Palestinian
1000.60.6900.60.5+10
Maltese
960.60.7960.60.70
Spanish
950.60.5820.50.5+14
Croatian
890.50.6740.50.6+15
Mauritian
850.50.3630.40.3+23
Korean
830.50.7860.60.8-3
Inadequately Described
810.50.4430.30.3+38
French
800.50.3590.40.4+21
Serbian
800.50.4590.40.4+22
Pakistani
740.40.7310.20.5+43
Turkish
710.40.4600.40.4+11
Indonesian
710.40.5240.20.3+47
Central and West African
670.40.3340.20.1+33
Cypriot
510.30.4230.10.2+28
Portuguese
510.30.4490.30.3+2
New Zealander
500.30.4460.30.4+5
Chilean
470.30.2240.20.2+24
Russian
440.30.3350.20.3+10
Jordanian
370.20.2140.10.2+23
Iranian
360.20.1190.10.1+17
Sinhalese
350.20.2390.30.2-4
Thai
350.20.2150.10.1+21
Bengali
340.20.460.00.1+27
Other Arab peoples
330.20.280.00.1+25
Hungarian
310.20.2300.20.3+1
Tongan
280.20.4270.20.3+1
Other South American
250.20.1270.20.1-2
Afghan
250.20.1210.10.1+4
Dutch
240.10.3310.20.4-7
Somali
230.10.1110.10.0+12
South African
220.10.2130.10.1+9
Sudanese
220.10.1240.20.1-2
Latvian
220.10.1240.20.1-1
Ukrainian
210.10.2490.30.2-29
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Excludes ancestries with fewer than 20 responses, or less than 0.1% of the total population.

Ancestry - Totals
Yagoona - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Ancestry totalsNumber%Bankstown City %Number%Bankstown City %2006 to 2011
Not stated1,4798.98.11,4749.69.5+5

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 Lebanese, Bankstown City: 17.5% Vietnamese, Bankstown City: 8.5% Australian, Bankstown City: 17.9% English, Bankstown City: 14.7% Chinese, Bankstown City: 7.4% Macedonian, Bankstown City: 2.0% Irish, Bankstown City: 4.5% Italian, Bankstown City: 3.7% Greek, Bankstown City: 4.2% Scottish, Bankstown City: 3.1% Lebanese, Yagoona: 20.8% Vietnamese, Yagoona: 14.1% Australian, Yagoona: 13.5% English, Yagoona: 11.2% Chinese, Yagoona: 6.5% Macedonian, Yagoona: 4.5% Irish, Yagoona: 3.5% Italian, Yagoona: 2.7% Greek, Yagoona: 2.6% Scottish, Yagoona: 2.2%
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 Lebanese, Yagoona: +610 Vietnamese, Yagoona: +419 Australian, Yagoona: -421 English, Yagoona: -47 Chinese, Yagoona: +127 Macedonian, Yagoona: +53 Irish, Yagoona: +44 Italian, Yagoona: -43 Greek, Yagoona: -36 Scottish, Yagoona: -13
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 Yagoona in 2011 shows that the top five ancestries nominated were:

  • Lebanese (3,443 people or 20.8%)
  • Vietnamese (2,333 people or 14.1%)
  • Australian (2,228 people or 13.5%)
  • English (1,857 people or 11.2%)
  • Chinese (1,073 people or 6.5%)

In combination these five ancestries account for 10,934 responses in total, or 66.09% of all responses.

The major differences between the ancestries of the population in Yagoona and Bankstown City were:

  • A larger percentage of people with Vietnamese ancestry (14.1% compared to 8.5%)
  • A larger percentage of people with Lebanese ancestry (20.8% compared to 17.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of people with Australian ancestry (13.5% compared to 17.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of people with English ancestry (11.2% compared to 14.7%)

Emerging groups

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

  • Lebanese (+610 persons)
  • Australian (-421 persons)
  • Vietnamese (+419 persons)
  • Chinese (+127 persons)

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