Jordanian Australian

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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
Australian English, Arabic
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.


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  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. Australian Bureau of Statistics. Retrieved 2008-05-27.  Total responses: 25,451,383 for total count of persons: 19,855,288.