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Census geography overview

Census data is available at a variety of different geographic levels such as State, Capital City, Local Government Area, Suburb and Postal Area. These areas are created by aggregating smaller units of geography together into a 'best fit.'

The boundaries available from the ABS rarely match actual 'communities', 'suburbs' or 'service catchments' needed for effective decision making, and even if they do, they are seldom available on the same geographic basis over time, making it very difficult to identify trends in population characteristics based on meaningful areas.

For the 2011 Census, the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) implemented a brand new geographic structure, which is based on labour force areas. This is known as the Australian Standard Geography Standard, and uses the base unit of the SA1 (Statistical Area Level 1). These build into SA2s, SA3s, SA4s and Greater Capital City Areas.

For previous Censuses the base building block was called a Census Collector District. Census Collector Districts aggregated to Local Government Areas.

Local Government Areas are available from the 2011 Census output. They are created by aggregating SA1s. However these SA1s do not sum exactly to Local Government boundaries, making geographic breakdowns problematic, and time series even more difficult.

profile.id resolves all of these issues to create a meaningful geography that can be analysed over a long time period.

Bankstown City geography

This profile provides Census data for Bankstown City broken down into small areas based on customised suburbs/localities.

For the 1991, 1996, 2001 and 2006 Census years these small areas are created by aggregating Census Collection Districts. For the 2011 Census they are created by aggregating Statistical Area Level 1 units.

Where SA1s or CCDs do not fit exactly into a suburb or locality boundary, estimates are made in each Census year of the number of dwellings to be included. These estimates use aerial photography, dwelling counts, planning schemes, and street directories to determine what percentage of each SA1 or CCD to include in the suburb.

This means that regardless of the Census year, and the changes in ABS output boundaries, the data presented in profile.id exactly matches the suburb/locality boundary. This provides the most accurate population information for suburbs and localities and a meaningful time series for the current geography.

NOTE: The geography in the Community Profile tables may not match the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) SA2, state suburb or postal area boundaries, which are based on aggregation of whole SA1s and are not comparable to previous Census years.

Bankstown City has 25 small areas:

Location of Bankstown Balance

Bankstown Balance

Bankstown Balance surrounds the Bankstown CBD, with a small section to the north-east of the Bankstown CBD, and a large section to the immediate east, south and south-west of the Bankstown CBD. The small section of Bankstown Balance is bounded by Stacey Street in the north, the Hume Highway and Stacey Street in the east, Greenacre Road, Sir Joseph Banks Street, Heath Street, Jacobs Street and Heath Street in the south, and Chapel Road North and Rookwood Road in the west. The large section of Bankstown Balance is bounded by the railway line, Marion Street, Oxford Avenue, Northam Avenue, Shenton Avenue, Chapel Road South, Hoskins Avenue, Ruse Park, Marshall Street, Macauley Avenue, Leonard Street, Stanley Street and Stacey Street in the north, Old Kent Road, Hillcrest Avenue, Wattle Street, Carrisbrook Avenue, South Terrace, Scott Street, Columbine Avenue and Daphne Avenue in the east, Stacey Street, Boxley Crescent, Stacey Street, Canterbury Road, Short Street, Canterbury Road and Claribel Street in the south, and Gallipoli Street, Clarence Street, Marion Street, Cantrell Street and Glassop Street in the west.

Location of Bankstown CBD

Bankstown CBD

Bankstown CBD is bounded by Glassop Street, Brancourt Avenue, the Hume Highway, Chapel Road North, Heath Street, Sir Joseph Banks Street and Greenacre Road in the north, Stacey Street, Stanley Street, Leonard Street, Macauley Avenue, Marshall Street and Ruse Park in the east, Hoskins Avenue, Chapel Road South, Shenton Avenue and Northam Avenue in the south, and Oxford Avenue, Marion Street, the railway line, Brancourt Avenue, Reynolds Avenue and Avon Street in the west.

Location of Bass Hill - Lansdowne

Bass Hill - Lansdowne

Bass Hill - Lansdowne is bounded by the Hume Highway, Miller Road, Bennett Street, Marks Lane, Doust Street and Broad Street in the north, Baird Street, Australia Street, Horton Street and Clarke Street in the east, Georgina Street, Carysfield Road, McLean Street, Johnston Road and Hazel Street in the south, and Prospect Creek in the west.

Location of Birrong - Regents Park - Potts Hill

Birrong - Regents Park - Potts Hill

Birrong - Regents Park - Potts Hill is bounded by the water supply pipeline in the north, Rookwood Road and Graf Avenue in the east, Brunker Road and Ferrier Road in the south, and Woods Road, Clapham Road and Chisholm Road in the west.

Location of Chester Hill

Chester Hill

Chester Hill is bounded by the water supply pipeline in the north, Hector Street in the east, Doust Street, Newman Street, Winston Avenue, Marks Street, Marks Lane and Bennett Street in the south, and Miller Road, First Walk, Gurney Road, Miowera Road and Woodville Road in the west.

Location of Condell Park - Bankstown Aerodrome

Condell Park - Bankstown Aerodrome

Condell Park - Bankstown Aerodrome is bounded by Rabaul Road, Link Road, Birdwood Park and Marion Street in the north, Clarence Street and Gallipoli Street in the east, the suburb of Revesby and Milperra Road in the south, and the Georges River in the west.

Location of East Hills

East Hills

East Hills is bounded by Henry Lawson Drive, Cheatle Street, Kelso Park South, Childs Street, Park Road and Tower Street in the north, Stevens Street, Milford Avenue, Gracemar Avenue, Penrose Avenue, Irene Lane and Riverside Avenue in the east, and the Georges River in the south and west.

Location of Georges Hall

Georges Hall

Georges Hall is bounded by Hazel Street, Belinda Street, Johnston Road, McLean Reserve, McLean Street, Louisa Reserve, Carysfield Road and Georgina Street in the north, Suncroft Avenue and Warung Avenue in the east, Marion Street, Birdwood Park, Link Road and Rabaul Street in the south, and the Georges River and Prospect Creek in the west.

Location of Greenacre - Chullora

Greenacre - Chullora

Greenacre - Chullora is bounded by the northern boundary of the Chullora rail workshops and the Hume Highway in the north, Roberts Road, Moondo Street, Drew Street, Roberts Road, Juno Parade, Punchbowl Road and Koala Road in the east, Wattle Street, Waterloo Road and Old Kent Road in the south, and Stacey Street and Rookwood Road in the west.

Location of Milperra

Milperra

Milperra is bounded by Milperra Road in the north, a line between Horsley Road and Marigold Street in the east, the South Western Motorway and Henry Lawson Drive in the south, and the Georges River in the west.

Location of Mount Lewis

Mount Lewis

Mount Lewis is bounded by Old Kent Road in the north, Waterloo Road in the east, Wattle Street in the south, and Hillcrest Avenue in the west.

Location of Padstow

Padstow

Padstow is bounded by Canterbury Road in the north, Salt Pan Creek in the east, Henry Lawson Drive, Hall Crescent, Courtney Road and Curzon Road in the south, and Little Salt Pan Creek, Centaur Street, Uranus Road, Treatt Avenue, Montgomery Avenue, McGirr Street, Wyreema Avenue, the railway line, Doyle Road, Blackall Street, Lester Road, Mackenzie Street, the South Western Motorway, Turvey Street, Snowsill Avenue and Napoli Street in the west.

Location of Padstow Heights

Padstow Heights

Padstow Heights is bounded by Curzon Road, Courtney Road, Hall Crescent and Henry Lawson Drive in the north, Salt Pan Creek in the east, the Georges River in the south, and Little Salt Pan Creek in the west.

Location of Panania

Panania

Panania is bounded by the South Western Motorway and Beaconsfield Street in the north, Paten Street, Carson Street, Hendy Avenue, Eastern Avenue and Kennedy Street in the east, Paul Street, Azalea Place, Lawler Street, Colleen Avenue, Freda Street, Riverside Avenue, Irene Lane, Penrose Avenue, Gracemar Avenue, Milford Avenue and Stevens Street in the south, and Tower Street, Childs Street, Kelso Park South, Henry Lawson Drive, the Georges River and Henry Lawson Drive in the west.

Location of Picnic Point

Picnic Point

Picnic Point is bounded by Riverside Avenue, Freda Street, Colleen Avenue, Picnic Point Road, Lawler Street, Clyfford Place, Azalea Place, Paul Street, Kennedy Street and Shari Avenue in the north, Thomas Street, Graham Place, Prince Street and The River Road in the east, and the Georges River in the south and west.

Location of Punchbowl

Punchbowl

Punchbowl is bounded by Wattle Street in the north, Koala Road and Punchbowl Road in the east, Canterbury Road in the south, and Stacey Street South, Boxley Crescent, Stacey Street, Daphne Avenue, Columbine Avenue, Scott Street, the railway line and Carrisbrook Avenue in the west.

Location of Revesby - Revesby Heights

Revesby - Revesby Heights

Revesby - Revesby Heights is bounded by Milperra Road, Edgar Street and Claribel Street in the north, Lachlan Street, Napoli Street, Snowsill Avenue, Turvey Street, Gibson Avenue, the South Western Motorway, Mackenzie Street, Lester Road, Blackall Street, Doyle Road, the railway line, Wyreema Avenue, Montgomery Avenue, Uranus Road, Centaur Street and Little Salt Pan Creek in the east, the Georges River, Morgans Creek, The River Road, Thomas Street and Shari Avenue in the south, and Kennedy Street, Eastern Avenue, Hendy Avenue, Carson Street, Paten Street, Beaconsfield Street, the South Western Motorway, Marigold Street and a line between Horsley Road and Marigold Street in the west.

Location of Sefton

Sefton

Sefton is bounded by the water supply pipeline in the north, Chisholm Road, Jensen Park and Woods Road in the east, Ferrier Road, Rose Street, Buist Street, Baird Street and Broad Street in the south, and Hector Street in the west.

Location of Villawood

Villawood

Villawood is bounded by Miowera Road, Gurney Road and First Walk in the north, Miller Road in the east, the Hume Highway in the south, and Woodville Road in the west.

Location of Yagoona

Yagoona

Yagoona is bounded by Buist Street, Rose Street, Ferrier Road, Brunker Road and Graf Avenue in the north, Rookwood Road in the east, the Hume Highway, Brancourt Avenue, Glasop Street, Cantrell Street and Marion Street in the south, and Warung Street, Suncroft Avenue, Clarke Street, Horton Street and Australia Street in the west.

Location of Bankstown

Bankstown

Bankstown is bounded by Glassop Street, Brancourt Avenue, the Hume Highway and Rookwood Road in the north, Stacey Street, Old Kent Road, Hillcrest Avenue, Wattle Street, Carrisbrook Avenue, South Terrace, Scott Street, Columbine Avenue and Daphne Avenue in the east, Stacey Street, Boxley Crescent, Stacey Street, Canterbury Road, Short Street, Canterbury Road and Claribel Street in the south, and Gallipoli Street, Clarence Street, Marion Street and Cantrell Street in the west.

Location of East Ward

East Ward

East Ward is bounded by the northern boundary of the Chullora rail workshops and the Hume Highway in the north, Roberts Road, Moondo Street, Drew Street, Roberts Road, Juno Parade, Punchbowl Road, Koala Road and Punchbowl Road in the east, Canterbury Road, Fairford Road, Stacey Street, Macauley Avenue, Chapel Road South and Eldridge Road in the south, and Gleeson Avenue, Augusta Street, Clarence Street, Marion Street, the railway line, the Hume Highway and Rookwood Road in the west.

Location of North Ward

North Ward

North Ward is bounded by the water supply pipeline in the north, Rookwood Road, the Hume Highway and the railway line in the east, Marion Street, Saltash Street and the Hume Highway in the south, and Woodville Road in the west.

Location of South Ward

South Ward

South Ward is bounded by Chapel Road South and Macauley Avenue in the north, Stacey Street, Fairford Road, Canterbury Road and Salt Pan Creek in the east, the Georges River in the south, and the railway line, The River Road and Canterbury Road in the west.

Location of West Ward

West Ward

West Ward is bounded by the Hume Highway, Saltash Street and Marion Street in the north, Clarence Street, Augusta Street, Gleeson Avenue, Eldridge Road, Canterbury Road and The River Road in the east, the railway line in the south, and the Georges River in the west.