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Cyprus
  • Population
    1,221,549
    [July 2017 est.]
  • Languages
    Greek [official] (80.9%)
    Turkish [official] (0.2%)
    English (4.1%)
    Romanian (2.9%)
    Russian (2.5%)
    Bulgarian (2.2%)
    Other (6.6%)
    Unspecified (0.6%)
    Note: Data only represents the government-controlled area of the Republic of Cyprus. Therefore, the Turkish Cypriot population is largely unaccounted for in these statistics.
    [2011 est.]
  • Religions
    Orthodox Christianity (89.1%)
    Roman Catholic Christianity (2.9%)
    Protestant Christianity (2%)
    Islam (1.8%)
    Other (incl. Maronite, Armenian Christian, Hindu, Buddhist, Atheist) (3%)
    Unspecified (1.1%)
    Note: Data only represents the Greek government-controlled area of the Republic of Cyprus. Therefore, the Turkish Cypriot population is largely unaccounted for in these statistics.
    [2011 est.]
  • Ethnicities
    Greek Cypriot (74.6%)
    Turkish Cypriot (9.8%)
    Foreign residents (15.6%)
    [State Statistical Office, 2016]
    Note: These figures are estimates of the government of the Republic of Cyprus. While they attempt to incorporate the population of northern Cyprus in the estimate, the demography is not able to be accurately determined. These figures also exclude Turkish migrants residing in the north of the country.
  • Australians with Cypriot Ancestry
    28,992 [2016 census]
Cypriots in Australia
  • Population
    16,938
    [2016 census]
    This figure refers to the number of Australian residents that were born in Cyprus.
  • Average Age
    60
  • Gender
    Male (48.9%)
    Female (51.1%)
  • Religion
    Eastern Orthodox Christianity (70.0%)
    Islam (17.4%)
    No Religion (4.6%)
    Other (5.6%)
    Not Stated (2.4%)
  • Ancestry
    Cypriot (39.0%)
    Greek (36.0%)
    Turkish (14.3%)
    English (4.6%)
    Other (6.1%)
  • Language Spoken at Home
    Greek (65.9%)
    Turkish (17.7%)
    English (14.8%)
    Other (1.1%)
    Of those who speak a language other than English at home, 75.9% speak English fluently.
  • Diaspora
    Victoria (45.3%)
    New South Wales (36.5%)
    South Australia (7.4%)
    Queensland (6.7%)
  • Arrival to Australia
    Prior to 2001 (93.5%)
    2001-2006 (1.7%)
    2007-2011 (1.2%)
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