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Mount Vernon - Kemps Creek - Badgerys Creek

Ancestry

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The three largest ancestries in Mount Vernon - Kemps Creek - Badgerys Creek in 2016 were Italian, Australian and English.

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 Mount Vernon - Kemps Creek - Badgerys Creek 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 Mount Vernon - Kemps Creek - Badgerys Creek'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
Mount Vernon - Kemps Creek - Badgerys Creek - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
AncestryNumber%Penrith City %Number%Penrith City %2011 to 2016
Italian
45325.03.748828.83.5-35
Australian
29916.535.729717.537.8+3
English
23312.833.325515.132.8-23
Maltese
1628.93.91679.93.9-6
Assyrian/Chaldean
1096.00.2503.00.2+59
Croatian
955.31.0764.51.1+19
Chinese
613.41.8342.01.3+27
map this data in atlas.idIrish613.49.8523.18.8+9
Lebanese
472.61.2442.61.0+2
German
372.13.3402.43.1-3
map this data in atlas.idScottish351.97.4553.26.9-20
Spanish
291.60.7100.60.6+19
Vietnamese
281.50.3150.90.2+13
Serbian
241.30.5342.00.5-10
Indian
221.23.0140.81.9+8
Iraqi
211.20.170.40.1+14
Greek
201.11.2120.71.2+8
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Excludes ancestries with fewer than 20 responses, or less than 0.1% of the total population.

Ancestry - Totals
Mount Vernon - Kemps Creek - Badgerys Creek - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Ancestry totalsNumber%Penrith City %Number%Penrith City %2011 to 2016
Not stated21511.96.51428.46.3+73

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 Italian, Penrith City: 3.7% Australian, Penrith City: 35.7% English, Penrith City: 33.3% Maltese, Penrith City: 3.9% Assyrian/Chaldean, Penrith City: 0.2% Croatian, Penrith City: 1.0% Irish, Penrith City: 9.8% Chinese, Penrith City: 1.8% Lebanese, Penrith City: 1.2% German, Penrith City: 3.3% Italian, Mount Vernon - Kemps Creek - Badgerys Creek: 25.0% Australian, Mount Vernon - Kemps Creek - Badgerys Creek: 16.5% English, Mount Vernon - Kemps Creek - Badgerys Creek: 12.8% Maltese, Mount Vernon - Kemps Creek - Badgerys Creek: 8.9% Assyrian/Chaldean, Mount Vernon - Kemps Creek - Badgerys Creek: 6.0% Croatian, Mount Vernon - Kemps Creek - Badgerys Creek: 5.3% Irish, Mount Vernon - Kemps Creek - Badgerys Creek: 3.4% Chinese, Mount Vernon - Kemps Creek - Badgerys Creek: 3.4% Lebanese, Mount Vernon - Kemps Creek - Badgerys Creek: 2.6% German, Mount Vernon - Kemps Creek - Badgerys Creek: 2.1%
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 Italian, Mount Vernon - Kemps Creek - Badgerys Creek: -35 Australian, Mount Vernon - Kemps Creek - Badgerys Creek: +3 English, Mount Vernon - Kemps Creek - Badgerys Creek: -23 Maltese, Mount Vernon - Kemps Creek - Badgerys Creek: -6 Assyrian/Chaldean, Mount Vernon - Kemps Creek - Badgerys Creek: +59 Croatian, Mount Vernon - Kemps Creek - Badgerys Creek: +19 Irish, Mount Vernon - Kemps Creek - Badgerys Creek: +9 Chinese, Mount Vernon - Kemps Creek - Badgerys Creek: +27 Lebanese, Mount Vernon - Kemps Creek - Badgerys Creek: +2 German, Mount Vernon - Kemps Creek - Badgerys Creek: -3
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 Mount Vernon - Kemps Creek - Badgerys Creek in 2016 shows that the top five ancestries nominated were:

  • Italian (453 people or 25.0%)
  • Australian (299 people or 16.5%)
  • English (233 people or 12.8%)
  • Maltese (162 people or 8.9%)
  • Assyrian/Chaldean (109 people or 6.0%)

In combination these five ancestries account for 1,256 responses in total, or 69.37% of all responses.

The major differences between the ancestries of the population in Mount Vernon - Kemps Creek - Badgerys Creek and Penrith City were:

  • A larger percentage of people with Italian ancestry (25.0% compared to 3.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of people with English ancestry (12.8% compared to 33.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of people with Australian ancestry (16.5% compared to 35.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of people with Irish ancestry (3.4% compared to 9.8%)

Emerging groups

The largest change in the reported ancestries of the population in this area between 2011 and 2016 was:

  • Assyrian/Chaldean (+59 persons)

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