German Culture

Population Statistics

Germany

Population

80,159,662

[July 2020 est.]

Language

Deutsch German [official]

Religion

No Religion 37.8%
Roman Catholic Christianity 27.7%
Protestant Christianity 25.5%
Islam 5.1%
Orthodox Christianity 1.6%
Other Christianity 1.1%
Other 0.9%

[CIA World Factbook, 2018]

Ethnicity

German 81.3%
Turkish 3.4%
Polish 2.3%
Arab 1.8%
Russian 1.5%
Other 9.7%

[Federal Statistical Office, 2017]

Cultural Dimensions

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Australians with German Ancestry

982,226
[Census, 2016]

Germans in Australia

Population

102,595

[Census, 2016]

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

Median Age

65 
[Census, 2016]

Gender

Males 47.1%
Females 52.9%

[Census, 2016]

Religion

No Religion 32.4%
Catholic Christianity 26.3%
Lutheran Christianity 14.7%
Anglican Christianity 5.4%
Other Religion 14.1%
Not Stated 5.6%

[Census, 2016]

Ancestry

German 67.9%
Polish 7.3%
English 4.8%
Ukrainian 2.5%
Other 17.5%

[Census, 2016]

Language Spoken at Home

English 53.8%
German 38.6%
Polish 1.4%
Other 5.3%

Of those who speak a language other than English at home, 96.8% speak English fluently.

[Census, 2016]

Diaspora

New South Wales 28.8%
Victoria 25.6%
Queensland 19.9%
South Australia 10.7%
Other 15.0%

[Census, 2016]

Arrival to Australia

Prior to 2007 82.3%
2007 - 2011 7.4%
2012 - 2016 7.0%

[Census, 2016]

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