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Fijian Australian

Fijian Australians
Total population
23,770 Fijian and 16,211 Fijian Indian (by ancestry, 2011)
56,979 (by birth, 2011)[1]
Regions with significant populations
Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne
Languages
English
Related ethnic groups
Fijians
The number of permanent settlers arriving in Australia from Fiji since 1991 (monthly)

A Fijian Australian is an Australian resident who is of ethnic Fijian descent from the of nation Fiji. Most Fijians live in New South Wales (Sydney), Queensland (Brisbane) and Victoria (Melbourne).[2]

People born in Fiji as a percentage of the population in Sydney divided geographically by postal area, as of the 2011 census.

Australia is home to the largest Fijian population in the world outside Fiji itself.

According to the 2011 Australian census 48,141 Australians were born in Fiji.[3]

Many Fijian Australians have established names for themselves in professional Australian sport, particularly in rugby union, rugby league and Australian rules football.

Notable Fijian Australians

Notes

  1. ^ Department of Immigration & Citizenship: Media - Publications: Statistics - Community Information Summaries
  2. ^ http://www.immi.gov.au/media/publications/statistics/comm-summ/_pdf/fiji.pdf
  3. ^ "20680-Country of Birth of Person (full classification list) by Sex - Australia" (Microsoft Excel download). 2011 Census.   Total count of persons: 19,855,288


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