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Jordanian Australian

 

Jordanian Australian

Jordanian Australian
Total population
4,621 (Jordan-born) (2011 Census)
4,218 (Jordanian ancestry) (2011 Census)
Regions with significant populations
New South Wales 3,047
Languages
Australian English, Arabic
Religion
Islam
Related ethnic groups
Arab Australians

A Jordanian Australian is an Australian citizen of Jordanian descent or a Jordan-born person who resides in Australia. According to Australia's 2011 Census there were a total of 4,621 Jordan-born people in Australia,[1] an increase of 24.2 per cent from the 2006 Census (3,397).[2] The vast majority of Jordanian Australians reside in the state of New South Wales.

Notably immigration from Jordan is one of the most recent in Australia.

History

See also

References

  1. ^ Australian Government - Department of Immigration and Border Protection. "Jordanian Australians". Retrieved 14 January 2014. 
  2. ^ "20680-Ancestry (full classification list) by Sex - Australia" (Microsoft Excel download). 2006 Census.   Total responses: 25,451,383 for total count of persons: 19,855,288.


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