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Ireland
  • Population
    4,757,976
    [Census, 2016]
  • Language
    English [official]
    Gaelic [official] (39.8%)
    [Census, 2016]
  • Religion
    Catholic Christianity (78.3%)
    No Religion (9.8%)
    Church of Ireland (2.7%)
    Other Christianity (2.6%)
    Islam (1.3%)
    Other (1.7%)
    [Census, 2016]
  • Ethnicity
    White Irish (82.2%)
    Other White (9.5%)
    Asian (2.1%)
    Black (1.3%)
    Other (1.5%)
    Irish Travellers (0.7%)
    Not Stated (2.6 %)
    [Census, 2016]
  • Cultural Dimensions
    28
    70
    68
    35
    24
    65
  • Australians with Irish Ancestry
    2,388,058 [Census, 2016]
Irish in Australia
  • Population
    74,888
    [Census, 2016]
    This figure refers to the number of Australian residents that were born in Ireland.
  • Median Age
    41 [Census, 2016]
  • Gender
    Male (53.1%)
    Female (47.0%)
    [Census, 2016]
  • Religion
    Catholic Christianity (71.7%)
    No Religion (16.9%)
    Anglican Christianity (2.8%)
    Other Religion (5.1%)
    Not Stated (3.2%)
    [Census, 2016]
  • Ancestry
    Irish (88.0%)
    English (4.9%)
    Australian (1.7%)
    Scottish (1.6%)
    Other Ancestry (3.8%)
    [Census, 2016]
  • Language Spoken at Home
    English (94.3%)
    Irish (2.0%)
    Other Languages (3.0%)
    Of those who speak a language other than English at home, 96.3% speak English fluently.
    [Census, 2016]
  • Diaspora
    New South Wales (32.1%)
    Western Australia (24.1%)
    Victoria (20.9%)
    Queensland (15.2%)
    Other (7.7%)
    [Census, 2016]
  • Arrival to Australia
    Prior to 2007 (55.7%)
    2007 - 2011 (22.4%)
    2012 - 2016 (19.3%)
    [Census, 2016]
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