Jordanian Australians

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Jordanian Australians
Total population
4,621 (Jordan-born) (2011 Census)
4,218 (Jordanian ancestry) (2011 Census)
Regions with significant populations
New South Wales 3,047
Languages
Australian English, Jordanian Arabic,
Religion
Islam
Related ethnic groups
Arab Australians

Jordanian Australians refers to Australians 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.