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Padstow - Padstow Heights

Ancestry

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The three largest ancestries in Padstow - Padstow Heights in 2016 were Australian, English and Chinese.

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 Padstow - Padstow Heights 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 Padstow - Padstow Heights'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
Padstow - Padstow Heights - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
AncestryNumber%City of Canterbury Bankstown %Number%City of Canterbury Bankstown %2011 to 2016
Australian
3,88223.114.24,05825.415.0-177
English
3,73622.312.33,71723.312.8+19
Chinese
2,44214.611.31,79311.29.9+649
map this data in atlas.idIrish1,2217.34.01,2728.04.1-52
Lebanese
9845.915.18025.014.7+182
Greek
9325.66.69646.07.1-32
map this data in atlas.idScottish8365.02.78485.32.7-12
Vietnamese
6814.17.35603.56.3+121
Italian
6143.74.15753.64.3+39
Indian
4392.62.53612.32.0+78
Macedonian
3982.41.33892.41.4+8
German
3432.01.23412.11.3+2
Egyptian
3332.01.22201.41.0+113
Filipino
2651.61.61781.11.4+88
Maltese
1480.90.61561.00.6-7
Croatian
1420.90.51340.80.5+9
Indonesian
1400.81.2810.50.9+59
New Zealander
1210.70.4890.60.4+31
Spanish
1080.60.6980.60.5+10
Maori
1030.60.51170.70.6-14
Arab not further described
1010.61.5730.51.2+28
Dutch
930.60.3780.50.3+15
Polish
920.60.5820.50.6+10
Nepalese
910.50.9240.20.5+67
Cypriot
820.50.5370.20.5+46
Pakistani
810.51.6360.20.9+44
Portuguese
780.51.1680.41.0+9
Russian
730.40.2480.30.2+25
Korean
690.41.3650.41.4+5
French
660.40.3560.40.3+11
Samoan
660.40.6640.40.6+2
Mauritian
600.40.2400.30.3+21
Sinhalese
560.30.2410.30.2+14
Fijian
560.30.6540.30.6+2
Syrian
530.31.1700.40.9-17
Serbian
510.30.3560.40.4-5
Turkish
500.30.5310.20.5+20
Ukrainian
490.30.1260.20.1+23
Chilean
490.30.2450.30.2+4
Inadequately Described
470.30.8310.20.4+16
Japanese
440.30.2280.20.1+17
Thai
420.30.4490.30.3-6
South African
400.20.1390.20.1+1
Hungarian
400.20.2350.20.2+4
Palestinian
390.20.8400.30.5-1
Welsh
380.20.2650.40.2-28
Bengali
330.22.5120.11.7+22
Argentinian
280.20.1120.10.1+17
American
270.20.1280.20.1-1
Colombian
250.10.170.00.1+18
Other Indian subcontinent
250.20.3380.20.2-13
Central and West African
240.10.4150.10.3+9
Bosnian
230.10.1240.20.1-1
Australian Aboriginal
230.10.2250.20.1-2
Peruvian
230.10.1270.20.1-4
Tongan
230.10.5270.20.4-5
Malay
220.10.260.00.1+17
Armenian
200.10.190.10.1+12
Latvian
200.10.1150.10.1+5
Cook Islander
190.10.3200.10.2-2
Iranian
180.10.2160.10.1+2
Other South American
180.10.2360.20.2-19
Other Middle-Eastern peoples
160.10.2500.30.1-34
Punjabi
160.10.190.10.0+7
Romanian
160.10.130.00.1+13
Czech
150.10.1210.10.1-6
Austrian
150.10.1230.10.1-8
Lithuanian
140.10.1250.20.1-12
Other Polynesian
140.10.100.00.1+14
Slovak
140.10.080.10.0+6
Taiwanese
140.10.040.00.0+10
Slovene
130.10.1250.20.1-12
Iraqi
130.10.5150.10.5-2
Uruguayan
100.10.110.00.1+9
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Excludes ancestries with fewer than 20 responses, or less than 0.1% of the total population.

Ancestry - Totals
Padstow - Padstow Heights - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Ancestry totalsNumber%City of Canterbury Bankstown %Number%City of Canterbury Bankstown %2011 to 2016
Not stated8224.96.59495.98.3-127

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, City of Canterbury Bankstown: 14.2% English, City of Canterbury Bankstown: 12.3% Chinese, City of Canterbury Bankstown: 11.3% Irish, City of Canterbury Bankstown: 4.0% Lebanese, City of Canterbury Bankstown: 15.1% Greek, City of Canterbury Bankstown: 6.6% Scottish, City of Canterbury Bankstown: 2.7% Vietnamese, City of Canterbury Bankstown: 7.3% Italian, City of Canterbury Bankstown: 4.1% Indian, City of Canterbury Bankstown: 2.5% Australian, Padstow - Padstow Heights: 23.1% English, Padstow - Padstow Heights: 22.3% Chinese, Padstow - Padstow Heights: 14.6% Irish, Padstow - Padstow Heights: 7.3% Lebanese, Padstow - Padstow Heights: 5.9% Greek, Padstow - Padstow Heights: 5.6% Scottish, Padstow - Padstow Heights: 5.0% Vietnamese, Padstow - Padstow Heights: 4.1% Italian, Padstow - Padstow Heights: 3.7% Indian, Padstow - Padstow Heights: 2.6%
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, Padstow - Padstow Heights: -177 English, Padstow - Padstow Heights: +19 Chinese, Padstow - Padstow Heights: +649 Irish, Padstow - Padstow Heights: -52 Lebanese, Padstow - Padstow Heights: +182 Greek, Padstow - Padstow Heights: -32 Scottish, Padstow - Padstow Heights: -12 Vietnamese, Padstow - Padstow Heights: +121 Italian, Padstow - Padstow Heights: +39 Indian, Padstow - Padstow Heights: +78
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 Padstow - Padstow Heights in 2016 shows that the top five ancestries nominated were:

  • Australian (3,882 people or 23.1%)
  • English (3,736 people or 22.3%)
  • Chinese (2,442 people or 14.6%)
  • Irish (1,221 people or 7.3%)
  • Lebanese (984 people or 5.9%)

In combination these five ancestries account for 12,265 responses in total, or 73.13% of all responses.

The major differences between the ancestries of the population in Padstow - Padstow Heights and City of Canterbury Bankstown were:

  • A larger percentage of people with English ancestry (22.3% compared to 12.3%)
  • A larger percentage of people with Australian ancestry (23.1% compared to 14.2%)
  • A larger percentage of people with Irish ancestry (7.3% compared to 4.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of people with Lebanese ancestry (5.9% compared to 15.1%)

Emerging groups

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

  • Chinese (+649 persons)
  • Lebanese (+182 persons)
  • Australian (-177 persons)
  • Vietnamese (+121 persons)

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