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Ancestry

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This topic has been updated with 2016 Census data for all areas. What's this?

The three largest ancestries in Acacia Gardens - Parklea in 2016 were Australian, Indian and English.

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 Acacia Gardens - Parklea 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 Acacia Gardens - Parklea'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.

Please note: Due to changes in ABS rules around perturbation and additivity of data to protect the confidentiality of individuals in 2016, counts of ancestry groups and totals derived from them may differ slightly from those published by the ABS. For more information see notes on data confidentiality.

Derived from the Census question:

'What is the person's ancestry?'

Multi-response

Total population

Ancestry - Ranked by size
Acacia Gardens - Parklea - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
AncestryNumber%Blacktown City %Number%Blacktown City %2011 to 2016
Australian
1,25417.322.81,40921.325.5-155
map this data in atlas.idIndian1,20716.611.374511.37.3+462
English
1,11715.420.71,12417.021.7-7
map this data in atlas.idFilipino5087.08.95508.38.6-42
Chinese
3014.24.12774.23.3+25
Irish
2823.95.72944.45.7-12
Scottish
2413.34.42443.74.5-3
Italian
1972.72.61622.52.6+35
Maltese
1532.12.51392.12.9+14
Sinhalese
1432.01.41302.01.1+13
Other Indian subcontinent
1191.61.0841.30.8+35
Fijian
1141.61.51231.91.4-9
German
1051.52.11151.72.1-10
Pakistani
1001.41.5470.71.0+53
Afghan
911.31.0580.90.7+32
Greek
791.11.0781.21.10
Punjabi
761.10.8530.80.4+23
Spanish
721.01.0671.00.8+5
Egyptian
711.00.9410.60.8+30
Croatian
680.90.8651.00.9+4
Inadequately Described
560.81.0440.70.6+13
Iranian
560.80.5430.70.4+12
Maori
520.71.1520.81.10
Dutch
470.70.8530.81.0-6
South African
430.60.4520.80.5-8
New Zealander
350.50.7590.90.7-24
Indonesian
350.50.4350.50.4-1
Tamil
350.50.6210.30.5+13
Bengali
340.50.9190.30.6+15
Central and West African
330.50.4480.70.3-16
Lebanese
330.51.6310.51.6+2
Korean
320.50.6330.50.5-1
Serbian
300.40.5190.30.5+10
Samoan
300.41.7330.51.5-2
Turkish
290.40.8320.50.8-3
Vietnamese
290.40.4170.30.4+12
Russian
290.40.3270.40.3+1
Malay
290.40.2240.40.2+4
Polish
280.40.8470.70.9-20
Thai
220.30.2240.40.2-3
Nepalese
210.30.6160.20.2+5
Kurdish
210.30.2190.30.2+2
French
200.30.4300.50.3-11
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Excludes ancestries with fewer than 20 responses, or less than 0.1% of the total population.

Ancestry - Totals
Acacia Gardens - Parklea - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Ancestry totalsNumber%Blacktown City %Number%Blacktown City %2011 to 2016
Not stated1,22916.95.992514.06.3+305

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Ancestry, 2016
Ancestry, 2016 Australian, Blacktown City: 22.8% Indian, Blacktown City: 11.3% English, Blacktown City: 20.7% Filipino, Blacktown City: 8.9% Chinese, Blacktown City: 4.1% Irish, Blacktown City: 5.7% Scottish, Blacktown City: 4.4% Italian, Blacktown City: 2.6% Maltese, Blacktown City: 2.5% Sinhalese, Blacktown City: 1.4% Australian, Acacia Gardens - Parklea: 17.3% Indian, Acacia Gardens - Parklea: 16.6% English, Acacia Gardens - Parklea: 15.4% Filipino, Acacia Gardens - Parklea: 7.0% Chinese, Acacia Gardens - Parklea: 4.2% Irish, Acacia Gardens - Parklea: 3.9% Scottish, Acacia Gardens - Parklea: 3.3% Italian, Acacia Gardens - Parklea: 2.7% Maltese, Acacia Gardens - Parklea: 2.1% Sinhalese, Acacia Gardens - Parklea: 2.0%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in ancestry, 2011 to 2016
Change in ancestry, 2011 to 2016 Australian, Acacia Gardens - Parklea: -155 Indian, Acacia Gardens - Parklea: +462 English, Acacia Gardens - Parklea: -7 Filipino, Acacia Gardens - Parklea: -42 Chinese, Acacia Gardens - Parklea: +25 Irish, Acacia Gardens - Parklea: -12 Scottish, Acacia Gardens - Parklea: -3 Italian, Acacia Gardens - Parklea: +35 Maltese, Acacia Gardens - Parklea: +14 Sinhalese, Acacia Gardens - Parklea: +13
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 and 2016 (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 Acacia Gardens - Parklea in 2016 shows that the top five ancestries nominated were:

  • Australian (1,254 people or 17.3%)
  • Indian (1,207 people or 16.6%)
  • English (1,117 people or 15.4%)
  • Filipino (508 people or 7.0%)
  • Chinese (301 people or 4.2%)

In combination these five ancestries account for 4,387 responses in total, or 60.49% of all responses.

The major differences between the ancestries of the population in Acacia Gardens - Parklea and the Blacktown City were:

  • A larger percentage of people with Indian ancestry (16.6% compared to 11.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of people with Australian ancestry (17.3% compared to 22.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of people with English ancestry (15.4% compared to 20.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of people with Filipino ancestry (7.0% compared to 8.9%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the reported ancestries of the population in this area between 2011 and 2016 were:

  • Indian (+462 persons)
  • Australian (-155 persons)
  • Pakistani (+53 persons)

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