Cypriot Australian

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Cypriot Australian
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Total population
Cypriot
18,070 (by birth, 2011 Census)[1]
22,680 (by ancestry, 2011 Census)[1]
Regions with significant populations
Cyprus-born people by state or territory
Victoria 8,179
New South Wales 6,589
South Australia 1,333
Queensland 1,213
Languages
Greek · Turkish · English
Religion
Christianity · Islam · Irreligion
Related ethnic groups
Greek Australians · Turkish Australians

A Cypriot Australian (Greek: κύπριος αυστραλοί, Turkish: Avustralya Kıbrıslı) is an Australian citizen of Cypriot ancestry or a Cyprus-born person who resides in Australia. Cypriots in Australia are the second-largest community outside Cyprus. They are found throughout the country, with a presence in all state capitals. According to the 2011 Census, there were 22,680 people of Cypriot descent in Australia and 18,070 Cyprus-born people residing in the country at the moment of the census. As of 2014, in accordance with the High Commission of the Republic of Cyprus in Canberra, there are over 80,000 people of Cypriot origin in Australia.[2]

Most Cypriot Australians are of Greek background.

History[edit]

Notable Cypriot Australians[edit]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Australian Government - Department of Immigration and Border Protection. "Cypriot Australians". Retrieved 23 January 2014. 
  2. ^ High Commission of the Republic of Cyprus in Canberra (2014). "Cypriot community in Australia". Retrieved 30 September 2014.