Australian Multiculturalism Statistics [Fresh Research]

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"Australia speaks over 300 languages, including Indigenous dialects."

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"More than 25% of Australia’s population was born overseas, and about 43% of Australians have at least one parent born overseas."

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"In 2019, 33.9% of Australia’s population identified themselves as not having any religious beliefs."

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"English is the most spoken language in Australia, followed by Mandarin, Cantonese, Vietnamese, and Arabic."

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"Approximately 300 different ancestries were identified in the 2016 Australian Census."

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"In 2020, Indian immigrants made up the second-largest overseas-born group in Australia, totaling 721,050."

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"Between 2011 and 2016, the use of languages other than English in Australian households rose by 66%."

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"At the 2016 Census, 29.2% of the total population had both parents born in Australia."

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"In 2019-20, Australia granted 140,366 permanent visas, and 46.2% of those were granted to skilled workers."

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"The biggest sources of permanent migration to Australia in 2019-20 were India, China, and the United Kingdom."

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"One in five Aussies has experienced racism, and a quarter of all Australians have experienced racism at work."

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