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Bangladesh
  • Population
    156,186,882
    [July 2016 est.]
  • Language
    Bengali (98.8%)
    Other (1.2%)
    [2011 est.]
  • Religion
    Islam (89.1%)
    Hinduism (10.0%)
    Other (0.9%)
    [2013 est.]
  • Ethnicity
    Bengali (98.0%)
    [2011 est.]
    Note: Bangladesh's government recognises 27 ethnic groups under the 2010 Cultural Institution for Small Anthropological Groups Act; other sources estimate there are about 75 ethnic groups; critics of the 2011 census claim that it underestimates the size of Bangladesh's ethnic population.
  • Cultural Dimensions
    80
    20
    55
    60
    47
    20
  • Australians with Bangladeshi Ancestry
    39,566 [Census, 2016]
Bangladeshi in Australia
  • Population
    41,237
    [Census, 2016]
    This figure refers to the number of Australian residents that were born in Bangladesh.
  • Median Age
    34
    [Census, 2016]
  • Gender
    Male (55.4%)
    Female (44.6%)
    [Census, 2016]
  • Religion
    Islam (81.2%)
    Hinduism (6.8%)
    Catholic Christianity (1.6%)
    No Religion (3.3%)
    Other Religion (1.8%)
    Not Stated (5.0%)
    [Census, 2016]
  • Ancestry
    Bangladeshi (66.4%)
    Bengali (16.6%)
    Indian (4.2%)
    Australian (3.1%)
    Other Ancestry (9.7%)
    [Census, 2016]
  • Language Spoken at Home
    Bengali (92.2%)
    English (5.7%)
    Rohingya (0.4%)
    Other Languages (1.7%)
    Of those who speak a language other than English at home, 92.8% speak English fluently.
    [Census, 2016]
  • Diaspora
    New South Wales (58.7%)
    Victoria (19.0%)
    Queensland (6.7%)
    Western Australia (6.3%)
    Other (9.3%)
    [Census, 2016]
  • Arrival to Australia
    Prior to 2007 (41.6%)
    2007 - 2011 (27.6%)
    2011 - 2016 (28.9%)
    [Census, 2016]
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