Locations. In New South Wales, most Lebanese Australians were reported to reside in the Western Sydney council areas of City of Bankstown, with City of Holroyd, City of Canterbury and City of Parramatta (all pre-2016 council areas). The area included suburbs such as Lakemba, Greenacre and Punchbowl.
How many Lebanese people are there in NSW?
166,594 people The majority of the Lebanon-born population in NSW lived in Sydney, in City of Canterbury Bankstown (19,817), Cumberland Council (10,586), Liverpool City (4,175), Bayside Council (2,896) and Strathfield Council (650). In 2016 there were 166,594 people in New South Wales with Lebanese ancestry.
How many Lebanese are there in Australia?
The latest Census in 2016 recorded 78,653 Lebanon-born people in Australia, an increase of 2.9 per cent from the 2011 Census. There have been three main waves of Lebanese migration to Australia: from around 1880 to 1947; from 1947 to 1975; and after 1975. The first Lebanese migrant landed in Australia in 1876.