Samoan Australian

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Samoan Australians
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Total population
Samoan
39,992 (by ancestry, 2006)[1]
15,437 (by birth, 2006).[2]
Regions with significant populations
Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne
Languages
English, Samoan
Religion
Christian
Related ethnic groups
Samoans


A Samoan Australian is an Australian resident who is of ethnic Samoan descent from the of nation Samoa. Many Samoans live in Sydney, Brisbane and Melbourne.

According to the 2006 Australian census 15,244 Australians were born in Samoa and 193 in American Samoa[2] while 39,992 claimed Samoan ancestry, either alone or with another ancestry.[1]

Notable Samoan Australians[edit]

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  1. ^ a b "20680-Ancestry (full classification list) by Sex - Australia" (Microsoft Excel download). 2006 Census. Australian Bureau of Statistics. Retrieved 2008-06-02.  Total responses: 25,451,383 for total count of persons: 19,855,288.
  2. ^ a b "20680-Country of Birth of Person (full classification list) by Sex - Australia" (Microsoft Excel download). 2006 Census. Australian Bureau of Statistics. Retrieved 2008-06-02.  Total count of persons: 19,855,288.