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Campsie - Clemton Park

Ancestry

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The three largest ancestries in Campsie - Clemton Park in 2016 were Chinese, Nepalese and Lebanese.

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 Campsie - Clemton Park 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 Campsie - Clemton Park'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
Campsie - Clemton Park - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
AncestryNumber%City of Canterbury Bankstown %Number%City of Canterbury Bankstown %2011 to 2016
Chinese
8,69833.311.37,18831.99.9+1,510
Nepalese
1,9087.30.97853.50.5+1,123
Lebanese
1,7556.715.11,8248.114.7-69
English
1,7046.512.31,4406.412.8+264
Australian
1,6716.414.21,4196.315.0+252
Korean
1,1794.51.31,3115.81.4-132
Vietnamese
1,1414.47.37973.56.3+344
Greek
1,1394.46.61,0454.67.1+94
Indian
1,0183.92.59654.32.0+53
Filipino
8633.31.66062.71.4+257
Italian
6922.74.16382.84.3+53
Bengali
5332.02.54672.11.7+66
map this data in atlas.idIrish4991.94.03791.74.1+120
Indonesian
3671.41.23041.30.9+63
Portuguese
3601.41.12991.31.0+62
map this data in atlas.idScottish3271.32.72611.22.7+66
Thai
2210.80.41040.50.3+117
Spanish
1710.70.61320.60.5+39
Fijian
1570.60.61340.60.6+23
Pakistani
1470.61.61000.40.9+47
Tongan
1440.60.5820.40.4+61
German
1400.51.21560.71.3-16
Other Indian subcontinent
1220.50.31370.60.2-15
Inadequately Described
1200.50.8630.30.4+57
Arab not further described
1030.41.5620.31.2+41
Burmese peoples
990.40.51010.40.2-2
Egyptian
940.41.21010.41.0-7
Turkish
920.40.51060.50.5-14
Malay
810.30.2340.20.1+47
Cook Islander
790.30.31090.50.2-30
Japanese
700.30.2560.20.1+14
Syrian
690.31.1720.30.9-3
Cypriot
670.30.5580.30.5+9
Mauritian
600.20.2850.40.3-26
Maori
560.20.5880.40.6-32
Samoan
550.20.6810.40.6-26
New Zealander
540.20.4400.20.4+14
Polish
530.20.5520.20.6+1
Croatian
500.20.5380.20.5+12
Punjabi
490.20.1330.10.0+16
Russian
470.20.2390.20.2+8
Taiwanese
460.20.070.00.0+39
Australian Aboriginal
440.20.2200.10.1+24
Brazilian
410.20.1170.10.1+24
Sinhalese
410.20.2410.20.20
Other Northern Asian
400.20.060.00.0+34
Other South American
390.10.2390.20.20
Other Oceanian (inc. Melanesia & Micronesia)
380.10.1250.10.1+13
Chilean
380.10.2220.10.2+16
Maltese
360.10.6480.20.6-12
Macedonian
360.11.3360.21.40
Serbian
360.10.3650.30.4-29
French
330.10.3280.10.3+5
Central and West African
330.10.4500.20.3-17
Colombian
330.10.1140.10.1+19
Hungarian
300.10.2190.10.2+11
Palestinian
300.10.8150.10.5+15
Other Polynesian
280.10.160.00.1+22
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Excludes ancestries with fewer than 20 responses, or less than 0.1% of the total population.

Ancestry - Totals
Campsie - Clemton Park - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Ancestry totalsNumber%City of Canterbury Bankstown %Number%City of Canterbury Bankstown %2011 to 2016
Not stated1,5215.86.51,8158.08.3-294

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 Chinese, City of Canterbury Bankstown: 11.3% Nepalese, City of Canterbury Bankstown: 0.9% Lebanese, City of Canterbury Bankstown: 15.1% English, City of Canterbury Bankstown: 12.3% Australian, City of Canterbury Bankstown: 14.2% Korean, City of Canterbury Bankstown: 1.3% Vietnamese, City of Canterbury Bankstown: 7.3% Greek, City of Canterbury Bankstown: 6.6% Indian, City of Canterbury Bankstown: 2.5% Filipino, City of Canterbury Bankstown: 1.6% Chinese, Campsie - Clemton Park: 33.3% Nepalese, Campsie - Clemton Park: 7.3% Lebanese, Campsie - Clemton Park: 6.7% English, Campsie - Clemton Park: 6.5% Australian, Campsie - Clemton Park: 6.4% Korean, Campsie - Clemton Park: 4.5% Vietnamese, Campsie - Clemton Park: 4.4% Greek, Campsie - Clemton Park: 4.4% Indian, Campsie - Clemton Park: 3.9% Filipino, Campsie - Clemton Park: 3.3%
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 Chinese, Campsie - Clemton Park: +1,510 Nepalese, Campsie - Clemton Park: +1,123 Lebanese, Campsie - Clemton Park: -69 English, Campsie - Clemton Park: +264 Australian, Campsie - Clemton Park: +252 Korean, Campsie - Clemton Park: -132 Vietnamese, Campsie - Clemton Park: +344 Greek, Campsie - Clemton Park: +94 Indian, Campsie - Clemton Park: +53 Filipino, Campsie - Clemton Park: +257
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 Campsie - Clemton Park in 2016 shows that the top five ancestries nominated were:

  • Chinese (8,698 people or 33.3%)
  • Nepalese (1,908 people or 7.3%)
  • Lebanese (1,755 people or 6.7%)
  • English (1,704 people or 6.5%)
  • Australian (1,671 people or 6.4%)

In combination these five ancestries account for 15,736 responses in total, or 60.31% of all responses.

The major differences between the ancestries of the population in Campsie - Clemton Park and City of Canterbury Bankstown were:

  • A larger percentage of people with Chinese ancestry (33.3% compared to 11.3%)
  • A larger percentage of people with Nepalese ancestry (7.3% compared to 0.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of people with Lebanese ancestry (6.7% compared to 15.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of people with Australian ancestry (6.4% compared to 14.2%)

Emerging groups

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

  • Chinese (+1,510 persons)
  • Nepalese (+1,123 persons)
  • Vietnamese (+344 persons)
  • English (+264 persons)

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