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The three largest ancestries in Lynbrook in 2011 were Australian, English and Indian.

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 Lynbrook 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 Lynbrook'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.

Derived from the Census question:

'What is the person's ancestry?'

Multi-response

Total population

Ancestry - Ranked by size
Lynbrook - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
AncestryNumber%City of Casey %Number%City of Casey %2006 to 2011
Australian
1,26718.727.21,10724.631.7+160
English
1,26318.726.693820.826.9+325
Indian
77311.45.03227.23.1+451
Chinese
4306.43.21353.02.6+295
Sinhalese
4276.33.52395.32.7+188
map this data in atlas.idIrish2503.76.22214.96.4+29
map this data in atlas.idScottish2193.26.21884.26.3+31
Filipino
2093.11.81383.11.3+71
Khmer (Cambodian)
1822.70.8831.80.6+99
Italian
1622.44.01393.14.3+23
Mauritian
1492.21.5922.01.3+57
Afghan
1432.11.9330.70.9+110
Turkish
1301.90.7581.30.7+72
German
1221.82.8952.13.0+27
Spanish
1041.50.7601.30.7+44
Maori
1021.50.9511.10.7+51
Greek
971.41.6621.41.6+35
Albanian
941.40.2781.70.2+16
Dutch
941.42.61292.93.0-35
Samoan
861.30.9561.30.6+30
Vietnamese
861.30.7491.10.6+37
Anglo-Indian
711.00.5431.00.4+28
Fijian
711.00.4110.20.1+60
Polish
600.91.0511.11.1+9
French
590.90.7481.10.8+11
Tamil
550.80.3320.70.1+23
Serbian
530.81.3390.91.4+14
Chilean
500.70.5721.60.5-22
New Zealander
430.60.7360.80.7+7
Maltese
400.60.8400.90.90
Inadequately Described
400.60.6230.50.4+17
Portuguese
390.60.3370.80.3+2
Other Indian subcontinent
380.60.380.20.2+30
Lao
380.60.1310.70.1+7
Timorese
380.60.3230.50.3+15
Croatian
360.51.0360.81.10
Lebanese
350.50.6180.40.6+17
Romanian
350.50.8300.70.7+5
Other Central Asian
340.50.530.10.1+31
Cook Islander
320.50.4170.40.2+15
Ethiopian
320.50.190.20.0+23
Russian
300.40.4160.40.4+14
Hungarian
290.40.9330.70.9-4
South African
240.40.7370.80.6-13
Malay
230.30.2220.50.1+1
Punjabi
220.30.260.10.1+16
Sudanese
210.30.400.00.2+21
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Excludes ancestries with fewer than 20 responses, or less than 0.1% of the total population.

Ancestry - Totals
Lynbrook - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Ancestry totalsNumber%City of Casey %Number%City of Casey %2006 to 2011
Not stated4116.15.93577.97.9+54

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2006 and 2011. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Ancestry, 2011
Ancestry, 2011 Australian, City of Casey: 27.2% English, City of Casey: 26.6% Indian, City of Casey: 5.0% Chinese, City of Casey: 3.2% Sinhalese, City of Casey: 3.5% Irish, City of Casey: 6.2% Scottish, City of Casey: 6.2% Filipino, City of Casey: 1.8% Khmer (Cambodian), City of Casey: 0.8% Italian, City of Casey: 4.0% Australian, Lynbrook: 18.7% English, Lynbrook: 18.7% Indian, Lynbrook: 11.4% Chinese, Lynbrook: 6.4% Sinhalese, Lynbrook: 6.3% Irish, Lynbrook: 3.7% Scottish, Lynbrook: 3.2% Filipino, Lynbrook: 3.1% Khmer (Cambodian), Lynbrook: 2.7% Italian, Lynbrook: 2.4%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in ancestry, 2006 to 2011
Change in ancestry, 2006 to 2011 Australian, Lynbrook: +160 English, Lynbrook: +325 Indian, Lynbrook: +451 Chinese, Lynbrook: +295 Sinhalese, Lynbrook: +188 Irish, Lynbrook: +29 Scottish, Lynbrook: +31 Filipino, Lynbrook: +71 Khmer (Cambodian), Lynbrook: +99 Italian, Lynbrook: +23
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2006 and 2011 (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 Lynbrook in 2011 shows that the top five ancestries nominated were:

  • Australian (1,267 people or 18.7%)
  • English (1,263 people or 18.7%)
  • Indian (773 people or 11.4%)
  • Chinese (430 people or 6.4%)
  • Sinhalese (427 people or 6.3%)

In combination these five ancestries account for 4,160 responses in total, or 61.50% of all responses.

The major differences between the ancestries of the population in Lynbrook and the City of Casey were:

  • A larger percentage of people with Indian ancestry (11.4% compared to 5.0%)
  • A larger percentage of people with Chinese ancestry (6.4% compared to 3.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of people with Australian ancestry (18.7% compared to 27.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of people with English ancestry (18.7% compared to 26.6%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the reported ancestries of the population in this area between 2006 and 2011 were:

  • Indian (+451 persons)
  • English (+325 persons)
  • Chinese (+295 persons)
  • Sinhalese (+188 persons)

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