Indian Culture

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Author: Chara Scroope, 2018.


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India
  • Population
    1,266,883,598
    [July 2016 est.]
  • Language
    Hindi (41.03%)
    Bengali (8.11%)
    Telugu (7.19%
    Marathi (6.99%)
    Tamil (5.91%)
    Urdu (5.01%)
    Gurjarati (4.48%)
    Kannada (3.69%)
    Malayalam (3.21%)
    Odia (3.21%)
    Punjabi (2.83%)
    Other (8%)
    [Census, 2001]
  • Religion
    Hinduism (79.8%)
    Islam (14.2%)
    Christianity (2.3%)
    Sikhism (1.7%)
    Buddhism (0.7%)
    Jainism (0.37%)
    Other (0.66%)
    [2011 est.]
  • Ethnicity
    Ancestral North Indians [Indo-Aryan] (72%)
    Ancestral South Indians [Dravidian] (25%)
    Other (3%)
    [2000 est.]
  • Cultural Dimensions
    77
    48
    56
    40
    51
    26
  • Australians with Indian Ancestry
    619,164 [Census, 2016]
Indians in Australia
  • Population
    455,389
    [Census, 2016]
    This figure refers to the number of Australian residents that were born in India.
  • Median Age
    33 [Census, 2016]
  • Gender
    Male (53.9%)
    Female (46.1%)
    [Census, 2016]
  • Religion
    Hinduism (49.3%)
    Sikhism (20.4%)
    Catholic Christianity (13.1%)
    Islam (3.4%)
    Other Religion (7.5%)
    No Religion (3.5%)
    Not Stated (2.3%)
    [Census, 2016]
  • Ancestry
    Indian (75.7%)
    English (5.6%)
    Punjabi (5.0%)
    Sikh (2.5%)
    Other Ancestry (11.3%)
    [Census, 2016]
  • Language Spoken at Home
    Punjabi (22.5%)
    Hindi (21.7%)
    English (15.6%)
    Malayalam (8.9%)
    Other Languages (30.8%)
    Of those who speak a language other than English at home, 93.5% speak English fluently.
    [Census, 2016]
  • Diaspora
    Victoria (37.3%)
    New South Wales (31.5%)
    Queensland (10.8%)
    Western Australia (10.8%)
    Other (9.6%)
    [Census, 2016]
  • Arrival to Australia
    Prior to 2007 (32.8%)
    2007 - 2011 (32.5%)
    2012 - 2016 (31.8%)
    [Census, 2016]
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