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In 2011, 18% of people in Panania, came from countries where English was not their first language.

Country of Birth data identifies where people were born and is indicative of the level of cultural diversity in Panania. The mix of Country of Birth groups is also indicative of historical settlement patterns, as source countries for Australia's immigration program have varied significantly over time.

To get a more complete picture of cultural and ethnic characteristics, Panania's Country of Birth data should be viewed together with Ancestry, Language Spoken at Home and Religion.

Derived from the Census question:

'In which country was the person born?'

Total population

Birthplace - Ranked by size
Panania - (Usual residence)20112006Change
BirthplaceNumber%Bankstown City %Number%Bankstown City %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idVietnam2732.36.82432.26.3+29
United Kingdom
2612.21.33192.91.6-58
map this data in atlas.idLebanon2502.17.12131.97.1+36
China
2211.92.91781.62.4+43
India
1301.10.91010.90.7+29
New Zealand
1221.01.31471.31.4-24
Hong Kong
1060.90.5610.60.5+45
Egypt
930.80.8580.50.7+35
Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia
900.81.0490.41.0+42
Greece
830.71.21040.91.4-21
Italy
750.61.1700.61.2+5
Philippines
690.60.8460.40.7+23
Fiji
490.40.6490.40.60
Malta
360.30.2360.30.30
Indonesia
350.30.5470.40.4-12
Poland
320.30.3190.20.4+13
Cyprus
300.30.3290.30.4+1
Mauritius
300.30.2220.20.2+8
Croatia
290.30.2120.10.3+17
Germany
290.20.3380.30.4-9
South Africa
270.20.2280.20.2-1
Malaysia
260.20.3260.20.3+1
Nepal
260.20.160.10.0+20
Ireland
220.20.2260.20.2-4
United States of America
200.20.1130.10.1+7
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Excludes countries with fewer than 20 people, or less than 0.1% of the total population.

Birthplace - Summary
Panania - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
BirthplaceNumber%Bankstown City %Number%Bankstown City %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idTotal overseas born2,57522.137.62,37921.535.8+197
map this data in atlas.idNon-English speaking backgrounds2,11418.234.51,83616.632.2+278
Main English speaking countries
4614.03.15434.93.6-82
Australia
8,49272.956.28,22074.256.7+271
Not stated
5795.06.24794.37.6+100

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

Birthplace, 2011
Birthplace, 2011 Vietnam, Bankstown City: 6.8% United Kingdom, Bankstown City: 1.3% Lebanon, Bankstown City: 7.1% China, Bankstown City: 2.9% India, Bankstown City: 0.9% New Zealand, Bankstown City: 1.3% Hong Kong, Bankstown City: 0.5% Egypt, Bankstown City: 0.8% Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Bankstown City: 1.0% Greece, Bankstown City: 1.2% Vietnam, Panania: 2.3% United Kingdom, Panania: 2.2% Lebanon, Panania: 2.1% China, Panania: 1.9% India, Panania: 1.1% New Zealand, Panania: 1.0% Hong Kong, Panania: 0.9% Egypt, Panania: 0.8% Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Panania: 0.8% Greece, Panania: 0.7%
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 birthplace, 2006 to 2011
Change in birthplace, 2006 to 2011 Vietnam, Panania: +29 United Kingdom, Panania: -58 Lebanon, Panania: +36 China, Panania: +43 India, Panania: +29 New Zealand, Panania: -24 Hong Kong, Panania: +45 Egypt, Panania: +35 Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Panania: +42 Greece, Panania: -21
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 country of birth of the population in Panania in 2011 compared to Bankstown City shows that there was a smaller proportion of people born overseas, as well as a smaller proportion of people from a non-English speaking background.

Overall, 22.1% of the population was born overseas, and 18.2% were from a non-English speaking background, compared with 37.6% and 34.5% respectively for Bankstown City.

The major differences between the countries of birth of the population in Panania and Bankstown City were:

  • A smaller percentage of people born in Lebanon (2.1% compared to 7.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of people born in Vietnam (2.3% compared to 6.8%)

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011, the number of people born overseas increased by 196 or 8.2%, and the number of people from a non-English speaking background increased by 278 or 15.1%.

The largest change in birthplace countries of the population in this area between 2006 and 2011 was for those born in:

  • United Kingdom (-58 persons)

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