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Croydon Park (part)

Ancestry

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The three largest ancestries in Croydon Park (part) in 2016 were English, Australian and Italian.

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 Croydon Park (part) 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 Croydon Park (part)'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
Croydon Park (part) - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
AncestryNumber%City of Canterbury Bankstown %Number%City of Canterbury Bankstown %2011 to 2016
English
75416.912.365515.312.8+99
Australian
71015.914.270516.515.0+5
Italian
58713.14.153712.64.3+50
Chinese
53712.011.347911.29.9+58
map this data in atlas.idIrish4079.14.03528.24.1+55
Lebanese
2395.415.12696.314.7-30
map this data in atlas.idScottish2295.12.71794.22.7+50
Greek
1964.46.61874.47.1+9
Indian
1423.22.51142.72.0+28
Filipino
1062.41.6982.31.4+8
Korean
902.01.3882.11.4+2
German
882.01.21142.71.3-26
Portuguese
631.41.1481.11.0+15
Tongan
611.40.5220.50.4+39
Spanish
591.30.6761.80.5-17
Croatian
521.20.5270.60.5+25
Vietnamese
511.17.3771.86.3-26
Nepalese
390.90.9150.40.5+24
Egyptian
380.91.2330.81.0+5
New Zealander
370.80.4200.50.4+17
Japanese
360.80.2160.40.1+20
Polish
360.80.5250.60.6+11
Fijian
360.80.6250.60.6+11
Turkish
350.80.5290.70.5+6
Serbian
340.80.3180.40.4+16
Maori
340.80.5340.80.60
Bengali
270.62.5200.51.7+7
Colombian
260.60.180.20.1+18
Hungarian
260.60.2200.50.2+6
Other South American
260.60.2150.40.2+11
Dutch
250.60.3360.80.3-11
Sinhalese
230.50.2250.60.2-2
Iranian
220.50.2120.30.1+10
Arab not further described
210.51.5200.51.2+1
Indonesian
200.41.2100.20.9+10
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Excludes ancestries with fewer than 20 responses, or less than 0.1% of the total population.

Ancestry - Totals
Croydon Park (part) - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Ancestry totalsNumber%City of Canterbury Bankstown %Number%City of Canterbury Bankstown %2011 to 2016
Not stated2104.76.52716.38.3-61

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 English, City of Canterbury Bankstown: 12.3% Australian, City of Canterbury Bankstown: 14.2% Italian, City of Canterbury Bankstown: 4.1% Chinese, City of Canterbury Bankstown: 11.3% Irish, City of Canterbury Bankstown: 4.0% Lebanese, City of Canterbury Bankstown: 15.1% Scottish, City of Canterbury Bankstown: 2.7% Greek, City of Canterbury Bankstown: 6.6% Indian, City of Canterbury Bankstown: 2.5% Filipino, City of Canterbury Bankstown: 1.6% English, Croydon Park (part): 16.9% Australian, Croydon Park (part): 15.9% Italian, Croydon Park (part): 13.1% Chinese, Croydon Park (part): 12.0% Irish, Croydon Park (part): 9.1% Lebanese, Croydon Park (part): 5.4% Scottish, Croydon Park (part): 5.1% Greek, Croydon Park (part): 4.4% Indian, Croydon Park (part): 3.2% Filipino, Croydon Park (part): 2.4%
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 English, Croydon Park (part): +99 Australian, Croydon Park (part): +5 Italian, Croydon Park (part): +50 Chinese, Croydon Park (part): +58 Irish, Croydon Park (part): +55 Lebanese, Croydon Park (part): -30 Scottish, Croydon Park (part): +50 Greek, Croydon Park (part): +9 Indian, Croydon Park (part): +28 Filipino, Croydon Park (part): +8
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 Croydon Park (part) in 2016 shows that the top five ancestries nominated were:

  • English (754 people or 16.9%)
  • Australian (710 people or 15.9%)
  • Italian (587 people or 13.1%)
  • Chinese (537 people or 12.0%)
  • Irish (407 people or 9.1%)

In combination these five ancestries account for 2,995 responses in total, or 67.08% of all responses.

The major differences between the ancestries of the population in Croydon Park (part) and City of Canterbury Bankstown were:

  • A larger percentage of people with Italian ancestry (13.1% compared to 4.1%)
  • A larger percentage of people with Irish ancestry (9.1% compared to 4.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of people with Lebanese ancestry (5.4% compared to 15.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of people with Vietnamese ancestry (1.1% compared to 7.3%)

Emerging groups

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

  • English (+99 persons)
  • Chinese (+58 persons)
  • Irish (+55 persons)
  • Italian (+50 persons)

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