Papua New Guinean Australian

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Papua New Guinean Australian
Total population
Papua New Guinean
26,787 (by birth, 2011 Census)[1]
15,460 (by ancestry, 2011 Census)[1]
Regions with significant populations
Queensland 14,500
English · Tok Pisin
Christianity (Predominantly Roman Catholicism· Irreligion

A Papua New Guinean Australian is an Australian citizen of Papua New Guinean ancestry or a Papua New Guinea-born person who resides in Australia. According to the 2011 Census, there were 15,460 people of Papua New Guinean descent in Australia and 26,787 Papua New Guinea-born people residing in the country at the moment of the census.

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  1. ^ a b Australian Government - Department of Immigration and Border Protection. "Papua New Guinean Australians". Retrieved 18 January 2014.