Estonian Australian

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Estonian Australian
Austraalia eestlased
Total population
Estonian
1,928 (by birth, 2011 Census)[1]
8,551 (by ancestry, 2011 Census)[1]
Regions with significant populations
Estonia-born people by state or territory
New South Wales 731
Victoria 365
Queensland 290
Western Australia 240
Languages
Australian English · Estonian
Religion
Christianity (Predominantly Lutheranism) · Irreligion
Related ethnic groups
Finnish Australians · Lithuanian Australians · Latvian Australians

An Estonian Australian is an Australian citizen of Estonian ancestry or an Estonia-born person who resides in Australia. According to the 2011 Census, there were 8,551 people of Estonian descent in Australia and 1,928 Estonia-born people residing in the country at the moment of the census, having a fall of 0.4 per cent compared to the 2006 Census. The largest Estonia-born community in Australia is in the state of New South Wales, with 731 people.[1]

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  1. ^ a b c Australian Government - Department of Immigration and Border Protection. "Estonian Australians". Retrieved 22 January 2014.