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Castlereagh - Agnes Banks

Ancestry

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The three largest ancestries in Castlereagh - Agnes Banks in 2016 were Australian, English and Maltese.

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 Castlereagh - Agnes Banks 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 Castlereagh - Agnes Banks'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
Castlereagh - Agnes Banks - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
AncestryNumber%Penrith City %Number%Penrith City %2011 to 2016
Australian
61637.035.755036.537.8+66
English
56233.733.350233.332.8+60
Maltese
26015.63.923215.43.9+28
map this data in atlas.idIrish17510.59.81429.48.8+33
map this data in atlas.idScottish1126.77.4654.36.9+47
Italian
583.53.7593.93.5-1
German
533.23.3533.53.10
Greek
412.51.2332.21.2+8
Dutch
261.61.5211.41.7+5
Polish
211.31.0211.41.00
Chinese
161.01.840.31.3+12
Turkish
120.70.440.30.4+8
Welsh
120.70.590.60.5+3
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Excludes ancestries with fewer than 20 responses, or less than 0.1% of the total population.

Ancestry - Totals
Castlereagh - Agnes Banks - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Ancestry totalsNumber%Penrith City %Number%Penrith City %2011 to 2016
Not stated1348.06.5825.46.3+52

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, Penrith City: 35.7% English, Penrith City: 33.3% Maltese, Penrith City: 3.9% Irish, Penrith City: 9.8% Scottish, Penrith City: 7.4% Italian, Penrith City: 3.7% German, Penrith City: 3.3% Greek, Penrith City: 1.2% Dutch, Penrith City: 1.5% Polish, Penrith City: 1.0% Australian, Castlereagh - Agnes Banks: 37.0% English, Castlereagh - Agnes Banks: 33.7% Maltese, Castlereagh - Agnes Banks: 15.6% Irish, Castlereagh - Agnes Banks: 10.5% Scottish, Castlereagh - Agnes Banks: 6.7% Italian, Castlereagh - Agnes Banks: 3.5% German, Castlereagh - Agnes Banks: 3.2% Greek, Castlereagh - Agnes Banks: 2.5% Dutch, Castlereagh - Agnes Banks: 1.6% Polish, Castlereagh - Agnes Banks: 1.3%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016 (Usual residence data)
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Change in ancestry, 2011 to 2016
Change in ancestry, 2011 to 2016 Australian, Castlereagh - Agnes Banks: +66 English, Castlereagh - Agnes Banks: +60 Maltese, Castlereagh - Agnes Banks: +28 Irish, Castlereagh - Agnes Banks: +33 Scottish, Castlereagh - Agnes Banks: +47 Italian, Castlereagh - Agnes Banks: -1 German, Castlereagh - Agnes Banks: 0 Greek, Castlereagh - Agnes Banks: +8 Dutch, Castlereagh - Agnes Banks: +5 Polish, Castlereagh - Agnes Banks: 0
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 and 2016 (Usual residence data)
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Dominant groups

Analysis of the ancestry responses of the population in Castlereagh - Agnes Banks in 2016 shows that the top five ancestries nominated were:

  • Australian (616 people or 37.0%)
  • English (562 people or 33.7%)
  • Maltese (260 people or 15.6%)
  • Irish (175 people or 10.5%)
  • Scottish (112 people or 6.7%)

In combination these five ancestries account for 1,725 responses in total, or 103.54% of all responses.

The major differences between the ancestries of the population in Castlereagh - Agnes Banks and Penrith City were:

  • A larger percentage of people with Maltese ancestry (15.6% compared to 3.9%)
  • A larger percentage of people with Australian ancestry (37.0% compared to 35.7%)
  • A larger percentage of people with Greek ancestry (2.5% compared to 1.2%)

Emerging groups

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

  • Australian (+66 persons)
  • English (+60 persons)

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