Austrian Culture

Population Statistics

Austria

Population

8,754,413

[2017 est.]

Language

German [official] 88.6%
Turkish 2.3%
Serbian 2.2%
Croatian 1.6%
Other including Slovene and Hungarian 5.3%

Slovene, Croatian and Hungarian are officially recognised as official languages of autonomous population groups in some regions.

[2001 est.]

Religion

Catholic Christianity 73.8%
Protestant Christianity 4.9%
Muslim 4.2%
Orthodox Christianity 2.2%
Other 0.8%
No Religion 12.0%
Unspecified 2.0%

[2001 est.]

Ethnicity

Austrian 91.1%
Former Yugoslavs [Croatians, Slovenes, Serbs, and Bosniaks] 4.0%
Turk 1.6%
German 0.9%
Other/Unspecified 2.4%

[2001 est.]

Cultural Dimensions

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Australians with Austrian Ancestry

44,411 
[Census, 2016]

Austrians in Australia

Population

15,384

[Census, 2016]

This figure refers to the number of Australian residents that were born in Austria.

Median Age

68

[Census, 2016]

Gender

Male 51.7%
Female 48.3%

[Census, 2016]

Religion

Catholic Christianity 52.4%
No Religion 24.1%
Lutheran Christianity 2.9%
Anglican Christianity 2.4%
Other Religion 12.5%
Not Stated 5.4%

[Census, 2016]

Ancestry

Austrian 57.7%
German 14.7%
Hungarian 3.6%
Polish 2.4%
Other Ancestry 21.5%

[Census, 2016]

Language Spoken at Home

English 57.1%
German 35.1%
Hungarian 0.8%
Croatian 0.7%
Other Languages 4.9%

Of those who speak a language other than English at home, 96.7% speak English fluently.

[Census, 2016]

Diaspora

New South Wales 33.6%
Victoria 26.5%
Queensland 17.4%
South Australia 8.8%
Other 13.7%

[Census, 2016]

Arrival to Australia

Prior to 2007 89.8%
2007 - 2011 3.2%
2011 - 2016 3.3%

[Census, 2016]

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