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Bass Hill - Lansdowne

Ancestry

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The three largest ancestries in Bass Hill - Lansdowne in 2016 were Lebanese, Australian 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 Bass Hill - Lansdowne 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 Bass Hill - Lansdowne'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
Bass Hill - Lansdowne - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
AncestryNumber%City of Canterbury Bankstown %Number%City of Canterbury Bankstown %2011 to 2016
Lebanese
2,35625.315.11,60319.814.7+753
Australian
1,53916.514.21,50418.615.0+35
English
1,27313.712.31,13814.112.8+134
Vietnamese
9099.87.36157.66.3+294
Italian
4805.24.14876.04.3-7
Chinese
4264.611.33514.39.9+75
Greek
3553.86.63354.17.1+20
map this data in atlas.idIrish3243.54.03324.14.1-8
map this data in atlas.idScottish2572.82.72603.22.7-3
Macedonian
2072.21.31561.91.4+50
Arab not further described
1812.01.5901.11.2+91
Syrian
1761.91.11612.00.9+16
Iraqi
1191.30.5630.80.5+56
Maltese
1021.10.61061.30.6-5
Assyrian/Chaldean
1011.10.1550.70.1+46
Indian
951.02.5680.92.0+27
German
911.01.21261.61.3-36
Palestinian
901.00.8440.60.5+45
Filipino
860.91.6630.81.4+23
Croatian
780.80.5771.00.5+1
Tongan
780.80.5680.80.4+10
Egyptian
680.71.2550.71.0+13
Turkish
640.70.5310.40.5+34
Samoan
620.70.6400.50.6+22
Spanish
590.60.6480.60.5+11
Central and West African
550.60.4220.30.3+32
Pakistani
550.61.6240.30.9+31
Maori
530.60.5410.50.6+13
Polish
460.50.5470.60.6-1
Inadequately Described
410.40.8260.30.4+15
Afghan
400.40.2190.20.1+21
Serbian
360.40.3340.40.4+2
Cypriot
350.40.5330.40.5+2
Fijian
330.40.6470.60.6-14
Jordanian
330.40.280.10.2+26
Portuguese
310.31.1210.31.0+10
Indonesian
310.31.2160.20.9+16
Korean
290.31.3160.21.4+14
Thai
280.30.4120.10.3+16
New Zealander
260.30.4140.20.4+12
Bosnian
260.30.1310.40.1-6
Khmer (Cambodian)
220.20.160.10.1+16
Other Arab peoples
210.20.310.00.2+20
Armenian
210.20.180.10.1+13
Mauritian
200.20.2350.40.3-15
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Excludes ancestries with fewer than 20 responses, or less than 0.1% of the total population.

Ancestry - Totals
Bass Hill - Lansdowne - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Ancestry totalsNumber%City of Canterbury Bankstown %Number%City of Canterbury Bankstown %2011 to 2016
Not stated4985.46.56508.08.3-152

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 Lebanese, City of Canterbury Bankstown: 15.1% Australian, City of Canterbury Bankstown: 14.2% English, City of Canterbury Bankstown: 12.3% Vietnamese, City of Canterbury Bankstown: 7.3% Italian, City of Canterbury Bankstown: 4.1% Chinese, City of Canterbury Bankstown: 11.3% Greek, City of Canterbury Bankstown: 6.6% Irish, City of Canterbury Bankstown: 4.0% Scottish, City of Canterbury Bankstown: 2.7% Macedonian, City of Canterbury Bankstown: 1.3% Lebanese, Bass Hill - Lansdowne: 25.3% Australian, Bass Hill - Lansdowne: 16.5% English, Bass Hill - Lansdowne: 13.7% Vietnamese, Bass Hill - Lansdowne: 9.8% Italian, Bass Hill - Lansdowne: 5.2% Chinese, Bass Hill - Lansdowne: 4.6% Greek, Bass Hill - Lansdowne: 3.8% Irish, Bass Hill - Lansdowne: 3.5% Scottish, Bass Hill - Lansdowne: 2.8% Macedonian, Bass Hill - Lansdowne: 2.2%
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 Lebanese, Bass Hill - Lansdowne: +753 Australian, Bass Hill - Lansdowne: +35 English, Bass Hill - Lansdowne: +134 Vietnamese, Bass Hill - Lansdowne: +294 Italian, Bass Hill - Lansdowne: -7 Chinese, Bass Hill - Lansdowne: +75 Greek, Bass Hill - Lansdowne: +20 Irish, Bass Hill - Lansdowne: -8 Scottish, Bass Hill - Lansdowne: -3 Macedonian, Bass Hill - Lansdowne: +50
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 Bass Hill - Lansdowne in 2016 shows that the top five ancestries nominated were:

  • Lebanese (2,356 people or 25.3%)
  • Australian (1,539 people or 16.5%)
  • English (1,273 people or 13.7%)
  • Vietnamese (909 people or 9.8%)
  • Italian (480 people or 5.2%)

In combination these five ancestries account for 6,557 responses in total, or 70.43% of all responses.

The major differences between the ancestries of the population in Bass Hill - Lansdowne and City of Canterbury Bankstown were:

  • A larger percentage of people with Lebanese ancestry (25.3% compared to 15.1%)
  • A larger percentage of people with Vietnamese ancestry (9.8% compared to 7.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of people with Chinese ancestry (4.6% compared to 11.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of people with Greek ancestry (3.8% compared to 6.6%)

Emerging groups

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

  • Lebanese (+753 persons)
  • Vietnamese (+294 persons)
  • English (+134 persons)
  • Arab not further described (+91 persons)

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