Uruguayan Australians

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Uruguayan Australians
Uruguayo-australiano
Total population
(Uruguayan
6,485 (by ancestry, 2006)[1]
9,376 (by birth, 2006).[2])
Regions with significant populations
Uruguayan born by state or territory[3]
New South Wales 6,516
Victoria 1,615
Queensland 669
Western Australia 171
South Australia 129
Languages
Australian English · Uruguayan Spanish · Italian[3]
Religion
 · Roman Catholic (Predominantly) · Protestant
Related ethnic groups
Spaniards · Italians · French · Basques · Portuguese · White Latin Americans

Uruguayan Australians refers to Australians of Uruguayan ancestry or birth who reside in Australia.

According to the 2006 Australian census, 9,376 Australians were born in Uruguay[2] while 6,485 claimed Uruguayan ancestry, either alone or with another ancestry.[1]

History[edit]

The first migrants from Uruguay came to Australia in the 1960s with growing numbers in the 1970s due to military dictatorship.[4]

Uruguayan Australians[edit]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "20680- Ancestry (full classification list) by Sex – Australia". Australian census 2006. Australian Bureau of Statistics. Archived from the original (XLS) on 10 March 2008. Retrieved 2 June 2008: 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". Australian census 2006. Australian Bureau of Statistics. Archived from the original (XLS) on 10 March 2008. Retrieved 2 June 2008: Total count of persons – 19,855,288. 
  3. ^ a b "Community Information Summary: Uruguay-born" (PDF). Community Relations Section of DIAC, Commonwealth of Australia. February 2014. Retrieved 28 February 2017: 2011 census 
  4. ^ "History of immigration from Uruguay". Museum Victoria Australia. 2008. Archived from the original on 4 January 2017. Retrieved 3 January 2017.