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1996 Census of Population and Housing
Australia - Birthplace by country
 
 


BIRTHPLACE BY COUNTRY
Male
Female
Persons
      Australia
6,527,013
6,700,763
13,227,776
      Canada
12,122
13,010
25,132
      Chile
11,509
12,311
23,820
      China (excluding Taiwan Province)
53,429
57,580
111,009
      Croatia
24,990
21,991
46,981
      Egypt
17,440
16,719
34,159
      Fiji
17,331
19,771
37,102
      Germany, Federal Republic of
53,805
56,526
110,331
      Greece
64,417
62,103
126,520
      Hong Kong
33,414
35,016
68,430
      Hungary
13,590
11,673
25,263
      India
39,677
37,874
77,551
      Indonesia
21,926
22,249
44,175
      Ireland
26,620
24,849
51,469
      Italy
126,452
111,794
238,246
      Lebanon
36,539
33,685
70,224
      Macedonia, FYR of(a)
21,977
20,222
42,199
      Malaysia
35,815
40,440
76,255
      Malta
26,689
24,190
50,879
      Netherlands
45,990
41,908
87,898
      New Zealand
147,494
143,894
291,388
      Philippines
32,326
60,623
92,949
      Poland
31,877
33,236
65,113
      Serbia and Montenegro, FYRs of(a)
4,844
4,172
9,016
      Singapore
13,657
15,833
29,490
      South Africa
27,184
28,571
55,755
      Sri Lanka
23,548
23,436
46,984
      United Kingdom(b)
537,816
534,746
1,072,562
      United States of America
25,577
23,951
49,528
      Viet Nam
75,247
75,806
151,053
      Born elsewhere overseas(c)
347,892
348,840
696,732
      Not stated
305,219
311,621
616,840
      Overseas visitor
65,798
73,796
139,594
      Total
8,849,224
9,043,199
17,892,423
          (a) FYR is an abbreviation of 'Former Yugoslav Republic'.
          (b) Comprises England, Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland, Channel Islands, Isle of Man, and UK and Ireland n.f.d.
          (c) Includes 'inadequately described', 'at sea' and 'not elsewhere classified'.

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      For other States see also:
      Australia
      Birthplace by country



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