Australia
Population
Type Number
Indicator Kensington (NSW), NSW, State Suburb Canterbury-Bankstown, NSW, Local Government Area
Population 15,004 346,302
Population density (Persons/sqkm)
Type Number
Indicator Kensington (NSW), NSW, State Suburb Canterbury-Bankstown, NSW, Local Government Area
Population density (Persons/sqkm) 5,621.2 3,140.7
Age groups
Type Percentage
Indicator Kensington (NSW), NSW, State Suburb Canterbury-Bankstown, NSW, Local Government Area
0-4 years 3.7% 7.2%
5-14 years 6.2% 13.3%
15-19 years 11.2% 6.3%
20-24 years 24.2% 7.1%
25-34 years 20.6% 15.3%
35-44 years 10.9% 13.5%
45-54 years 8.0% 12.7%
55-64 years 5.7% 10.7%
65-74 years 4.7% 7.2%
75-84 years 3.2% 4.6%
85 years and over 1.6% 2.2%
Age groups
Type Number
Indicator Kensington (NSW), NSW, State Suburb Canterbury-Bankstown, NSW, Local Government Area
0-4 years 547 24,976
5-14 years 932 46,061
15-19 years 1,679 21,865
20-24 years 3,629 24,494
25-34 years 3,092 53,063
35-44 years 1,638 46,854
45-54 years 1,204 43,804
55-64 years 858 36,941
65-74 years 698 24,897
75-84 years 480 15,862
85 years and over 243 7,487
Median age
Type Number
Indicator Kensington (NSW), NSW, State Suburb Canterbury-Bankstown, NSW, Local Government Area
Median age 26 35
Indigenous people
Type Number
Indicator Kensington (NSW), NSW, State Suburb Canterbury-Bankstown, NSW, Local Government Area
Indigenous people 119 2,552
Indigenous people (Percentage of population)
Type Percentage
Indicator Kensington (NSW), NSW, State Suburb Canterbury-Bankstown, NSW, Local Government Area
Indigenous people (Percentage of population) 0.8% 0.7%
Citizenship, Place of Birth and Language
Type Percentage
Indicator Kensington (NSW), NSW, State Suburb Canterbury-Bankstown, NSW, Local Government Area
Born in Australia 41.6% 49.6%
Born Elsewhere 50.9% 44.1%
Language spoken at home: English only 47.3% 34.1%
Language spoken at home: Other language 45.5% 60.2%
Australian citizen 58.6% 79.5%
Citizenship, Place of Birth and Language
Type Number
Indicator Kensington (NSW), NSW, State Suburb Canterbury-Bankstown, NSW, Local Government Area
Born in Australia 6,241 171,649
Born Elsewhere 7,635 152,698
Language spoken at home: English only 7,100 117,941
Language spoken at home: Other language 6,820 208,328
Australian citizen 8,787 275,424
Registered marital status (15 years and over)
Type Percentage
Indicator Kensington (NSW), NSW, State Suburb Canterbury-Bankstown, NSW, Local Government Area
Married 27.3% 51.4%
Separated 1.4% 3.5%
Divorced 4.3% 7.9%
Widowed 2.2% 5.4%
Never married 65.0% 31.9%
Registered marital status (15 years and over)
Type Number
Indicator Kensington (NSW), NSW, State Suburb Canterbury-Bankstown, NSW, Local Government Area
Married 3,688 141,340
Separated 183 9,495
Divorced 576 21,802
Widowed 293 14,926
Never married 8,787 87,696
Ancestry top responses
Type Percentage
Indicator Kensington (NSW), NSW, State Suburb Canterbury-Bankstown, NSW, Local Government Area
Australian 12.6% 11.9%
Australian Aboriginal 0.2% 0.1%
Chinese 21.4% 9.5%
Croatian 0.3% 0.4%
Dutch 0.6% 0.2%
English 14.2% 10.3%
Filipino 1.1% 1.3%
French 0.6% 0.3%
German 2.1% 1%
Greek 3.8% 5.5%
Hungarian 0.4% 0.2%
Indian 2.3% 2.1%
Irish 7.6% 3.4%
Italian 2.2% 3.4%
Korean 0.9% 1.1%
Lebanese 0.7% 12.7%
Macedonian 0.1% 1.1%
Maltese 0.3% 0.5%
Maori 0.2% 0.4%
New Zealander 0.5% 0.3%
Polish 0.7% 0.4%
Russian 0.7% 0.2%
Scottish 3.9% 2.2%
Serbian 0.2% 0.2%
South African 0.6% 0.1%
Spanish 0.7% 0.5%
Sri Lankan 0.6% 0.2%
Turkish 0.2% 0.5%
Vietnamese 1.0% 6.1%
Welsh 0.4% 0.2%
Others 13.1% 18.5%
Ancestry not stated 5.9% 5.5%
Ancestry top responses
Type Number
Indicator Kensington (NSW), NSW, State Suburb Canterbury-Bankstown, NSW, Local Government Area
Australian 2,392 49,187
Australian Aboriginal 35 571
Chinese 4,053 39,284
Croatian 54 1,710
Dutch 120 965
English 2,703 42,442
Filipino 207 5,482
French 122 1,074
German 399 4,136
Greek 714 22,740
Hungarian 68 791
Indian 428 8,623
Irish 1,439 13,873
Italian 424 14,167
Korean 176 4,338
Lebanese 136 52,357
Macedonian 18 4,410
Maltese 51 1,928
Maori 43 1,735
New Zealander 92 1,386
Polish 123 1,729
Russian 125 807
Scottish 746 9,271
Serbian 40 865
South African 110 519
Spanish 134 2,096
Sri Lankan 119 647
Turkish 45 1,886
Vietnamese 187 25,195
Welsh 67 621
Others 2,490 76,645
Ancestry not stated 1,125 22,568
Language spoken at home
Type Percentage
Indicator Kensington (NSW), NSW, State Suburb Canterbury-Bankstown, NSW, Local Government Area
Afrikaans 0.1% 0.0%
Australian Indigenous Languages 0.1% 0.0%
Arabic 1.1% 17.2%
Bengali 0.6% 2.5%
Cantonese 5.5% 3.9%
Croatian 0.1% 0.3%
Dutch 0.1% 0.0%
Filipino 0.3% 0.3%
French 0.6% 0.3%
Greek 3.0% 5.4%
German 0.4% 0.1%
Hindi 0.8% 0.8%
Indones 2.5% 1.2%
Italian 0.8% 1.7%
Japanese 0.5% 0.1%
Korean 0.9% 1.2%
Language spoken at home not stated 7.2% 5.8%
Mandarin 14.6% 5.0%
Maltese 0.0% 0.1%
Macedonian 0.1% 1.0%
Other Southeast Asian Austronesian languages 0.8% 0.1%
Other Indo-Aryan languages 0.5% 1.1%
Other Chinese 1.6% 0.3%
Other languages 2.9% 4.4%
Punjabi 0.1% 0.4%
Persian 0.9% 0.1%
Polish 0.2% 0.2%
Russian 0.8% 0.1%
Samoan 0.1% 0.4%
Serbian 0.2% 0.2%
Sinhale 0.4% 0.1%
Spanish 1.9% 0.9%
Tagalog 0.4% 0.7%
Tamil 0.3% 0.2%
Thai 0.9% 0.3%
Turkish 0.2% 0.4%
Urdu 0.4% 1.9%
Vietnamese 1.1% 7.2%
Language spoken at home
Type Number
Indicator Kensington (NSW), NSW, State Suburb Canterbury-Bankstown, NSW, Local Government Area
Afrikaans 13 79
Australian Indigenous Languages 8 27
Arabic 169 59,684
Bengali 84 8,635
Cantonese 828 13,633
Croatian 18 887
Dutch 14 108
Filipino 47 1,127
French 96 868
Greek 452 18,577
German 61 497
Hindi 121 2,730
Indones 380 4,256
Italian 123 6,030
Japanese 73 465
Korean 137 4,061
Language spoken at home not stated 1,082 20,029
Mandarin 2,186 17,206
Maltese 5 352
Macedonian 10 3,539
Other Southeast Asian Austronesian languages 121 381
Other Indo-Aryan languages 78 3,855
Other Chinese 239 1,106
Other languages 431 15,382
Punjabi 13 1,215
Persian 131 494
Polish 31 719
Russian 113 450
Samoan 7 1,285
Serbian 26 628
Sinhale 66 239
Spanish 281 2,957
Tagalog 58 2,274
Tamil 43 600
Thai 131 1,175
Turkish 34 1,236
Urdu 58 6,607
Vietnamese 158 24,982
Religious affiliation
Type Percentage Number
Indicator Kensington (NSW), NSW, State Suburb Canterbury-Bankstown, NSW, Local Government Area Kensington (NSW), NSW, State Suburb Canterbury-Bankstown, NSW, Local Government Area
Buddhism 4.8% 6.1% 719 21,215
Christianity Anglican 6.4% 5.7% 964 19,580
Christianity Asyrin Apstlic 0.0% 0.0% 4 113
Christianity Baptist 0.7% 1.1% 103 3,887
Christianity Brethren 0% 0.0% 0 23
Christianity Catholic 20.4% 23.4% 3,056 81,073
Christianity Church Christ 0.0% 0.1% 3 238
Christianity Eastrn Orthodox 5.2% 8.9% 774 30,724
Christinty Jehvahs Witnses 0.1% 0.2% 8 817
Christianity Latter-day Saints 0.1% 0.2% 9 678
Christianity Lutheran 0.2% 0.1% 26 421
Christianity Oriental Orthodox 0.2% 0.7% 34 2,574
Christianity Other Protestant 0.5% 0.4% 78 1,390
Christianity Pentecostal 0.8% 0.8% 117 2,679
Christinty Presbyterian and Reformed 1.7% 1.4% 250 4,689
Christianity Salvation Army 0.0% 0.1% 3 435
Christnty Seventh-day Adventist 0.1% 0.2% 10 542
Christianity Uniting Church 0.9% 1.3% 130 4,363
Christianity, nfd 1.7% 2.2% 256 7,448
Christianity Othr Christian 0% 0.1% 0 330
Hinduism 2.2% 1.9% 329 6,578
Islam 3.3% 20.8% 497 71,894
Judaism 2.3% 0.1% 341 171
Other Religions 0.5% 0.6% 68 2,145
Secular Beliefs and Other Spiritual Beliefs and No Religious Affiliation total 37.3% 15.2% 5,595 52,516
Religious affiliation not stated 10.9% 8.6% 1,636 29,780

Source: Complied from various sources including 2016 Census Data, ABS