Fijian Australians

Fijian Australians refers to Australian citizens or residents of Australia who are of ethnic iTaukei or Indian descent. Most Fijians Australians live in New South Wales (Sydney), Queensland (Brisbane) and Victoria (Melbourne).[2]

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

Fijian Australians of iTaukei ethnicityEdit

Fijian Australians of Indian ethnicityEdit

NotesEdit

  1. ^ "Department of Immigration & Citizenship: Media - Publications: Statistics - Community Information Summaries". Archived from the original on 2014-02-13. Retrieved 2013-09-17.
  2. ^ "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2006-09-12. Retrieved 2011-10-26.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  3. ^ "20680-Country of Birth of Person (full classification list) by Sex - Australia" (Microsoft Excel download). 2011 Census. Australian Bureau of Statistics. Retrieved 2013-04-08. Total count of persons: 19,855,288