Latvian Australian

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Latvian Australian
Austrālijas latvieši
Total population
4,675 (by birth, 2011 Census)[1]
20,124 (by ancestry, 2011 Census)[1]
Regions with significant populations
Sydney and Melbourne
Australian English, Latvian
Roman Catholic, Lutheran, Irreligion
Related ethnic groups
Latvians, Lithuanians, Kursenieki, Latgalians, Semigallians, Livonians

Latvian Australians are Australian citizens of Latvian descent, or a person born in Latvia who resides in Australia. At the 2011 Census, 20,124 residents in Australia reported to have Latvian ancestry.[2]

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  1. ^ a b Australian Government - Department of Immigration and Border Protection. "Latvian Australians". Retrieved 22 January 2014. 
  2. ^ "Latvia country brief". Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade. Retrieved 6 January 2014.