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Panania - East Hills

Ancestry

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The three largest ancestries in Panania - East Hills in 2016 were Australian, English and Irish.

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 Panania - East Hills 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 Panania - East Hills'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
Panania - East Hills - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
AncestryNumber%City of Canterbury Bankstown %Number%City of Canterbury Bankstown %2011 to 2016
Australian
4,55329.114.24,89533.415.0-342
English
3,94925.212.34,00627.312.8-58
map this data in atlas.idIrish1,4719.44.01,4079.64.1+64
Chinese
1,2858.211.37385.09.9+547
map this data in atlas.idScottish9966.42.79036.22.7+93
Lebanese
9686.215.17475.114.7+221
Greek
8405.46.67655.27.1+76
Vietnamese
6414.17.34473.16.3+194
Italian
6294.04.15824.04.3+48
Indian
3842.52.52511.72.0+133
German
3482.21.23432.31.3+5
Macedonian
3192.01.32661.81.4+53
Egyptian
2281.51.21370.91.0+91
Filipino
2121.41.61360.91.4+76
Maltese
1440.90.61491.00.6-5
Maori
1230.80.51120.80.6+10
Polish
1180.80.5920.60.6+26
New Zealander
1020.70.4840.60.4+19
Nepalese
1010.60.9250.20.5+76
Inadequately Described
1000.60.8350.20.4+65
Croatian
930.60.51060.70.5-13
Dutch
870.60.3980.70.3-11
Indonesian
810.51.2470.30.9+34
Portuguese
780.51.1300.21.0+48
Samoan
780.50.6390.30.6+39
Palestinian
770.50.8460.30.5+31
Arab not further described
750.51.5340.21.2+41
Spanish
720.50.6760.50.5-4
Russian
630.40.2560.40.2+7
Thai
620.40.4270.20.3+36
Cypriot
610.40.5410.30.5+20
Fijian
600.40.6490.30.6+11
French
570.40.3790.50.3-22
South African
550.40.1460.30.1+9
Welsh
540.40.2630.40.2-9
Australian Aboriginal
530.30.2670.50.1-14
Chilean
500.30.2440.30.2+7
Serbian
490.30.3210.10.4+28
Hungarian
430.30.2290.20.2+14
Pakistani
370.21.6310.20.9+6
Korean
360.21.3360.21.40
Bengali
340.22.530.01.7+32
Syrian
340.21.1280.20.9+7
Turkish
320.20.5330.20.5-1
Iraqi
320.20.5100.10.5+21
Mauritian
290.20.2440.30.3-15
Sinhalese
290.20.2300.20.2-1
Latvian
270.20.1360.20.1-10
Bosnian
270.20.1110.10.1+16
Danish
260.20.1290.20.1-3
Japanese
260.20.2370.30.1-11
Colombian
230.10.1190.10.1+4
Austrian
200.10.1220.20.1-3
Other Arab peoples
200.10.330.00.2+17
Other Oceanian (inc. Melanesia & Micronesia)
180.10.130.00.1+15
Other South American
170.10.2150.10.2+1
Lao
170.10.1180.10.1-1
Iranian
160.10.250.00.1+12
Central and West African
150.10.4170.10.3-1
Uruguayan
140.10.170.00.1+8
Malay
130.10.2130.10.1+1
Argentinian
130.10.1120.10.1+1
Armenian
130.10.100.00.1+13
Assyrian/Chaldean
130.10.100.00.1+13
Khmer (Cambodian)
130.10.1190.10.1-6
Cook Islander
120.10.390.10.2+3
American
120.10.1230.20.1-11
Peruvian
120.10.130.00.1+9
Other Middle-Eastern peoples
120.10.230.00.1+9
Other Polynesian
110.10.180.10.1+3
Slovene
110.10.1110.10.10
Punjabi
110.10.130.00.0+8
Swiss
100.10.000.00.0+10
Other Eastern European
100.10.000.00.0+10
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Excludes ancestries with fewer than 20 responses, or less than 0.1% of the total population.

Ancestry - Totals
Panania - East Hills - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Ancestry totalsNumber%City of Canterbury Bankstown %Number%City of Canterbury Bankstown %2011 to 2016
Not stated6734.36.58615.98.3-188

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% Irish, City of Canterbury Bankstown: 4.0% Chinese, City of Canterbury Bankstown: 11.3% Scottish, City of Canterbury Bankstown: 2.7% Lebanese, City of Canterbury Bankstown: 15.1% Greek, City of Canterbury Bankstown: 6.6% Vietnamese, City of Canterbury Bankstown: 7.3% Italian, City of Canterbury Bankstown: 4.1% Indian, City of Canterbury Bankstown: 2.5% Australian, Panania - East Hills: 29.1% English, Panania - East Hills: 25.2% Irish, Panania - East Hills: 9.4% Chinese, Panania - East Hills: 8.2% Scottish, Panania - East Hills: 6.4% Lebanese, Panania - East Hills: 6.2% Greek, Panania - East Hills: 5.4% Vietnamese, Panania - East Hills: 4.1% Italian, Panania - East Hills: 4.0% Indian, Panania - East Hills: 2.5%
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, Panania - East Hills: -342 English, Panania - East Hills: -58 Irish, Panania - East Hills: +64 Chinese, Panania - East Hills: +547 Scottish, Panania - East Hills: +93 Lebanese, Panania - East Hills: +221 Greek, Panania - East Hills: +76 Vietnamese, Panania - East Hills: +194 Italian, Panania - East Hills: +48 Indian, Panania - East Hills: +133
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 Panania - East Hills in 2016 shows that the top five ancestries nominated were:

  • Australian (4,553 people or 29.1%)
  • English (3,949 people or 25.2%)
  • Irish (1,471 people or 9.4%)
  • Chinese (1,285 people or 8.2%)
  • Scottish (996 people or 6.4%)

In combination these five ancestries account for 12,254 responses in total, or 78.35% of all responses.

The major differences between the ancestries of the population in Panania - East Hills and City of Canterbury Bankstown were:

  • A larger percentage of people with Australian ancestry (29.1% compared to 14.2%)
  • A larger percentage of people with English ancestry (25.2% compared to 12.3%)
  • A larger percentage of people with Irish ancestry (9.4% compared to 4.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of people with Lebanese ancestry (6.2% 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 (+547 persons)
  • Australian (-342 persons)
  • Lebanese (+221 persons)
  • Vietnamese (+194 persons)

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