Maltese Culture

Population Statistics

Malta

Population

415,196

[July 2016 est.]

Language

Maltese [official] 90.1%
English [official] 6.0%
Other 0.9%

[2005 est.]

Religion

Roman Catholic Christianity [official]

Ethnicity

Maltese

Cultural Dimensions

56

59

47

96

47

66

 

Australians with Maltese Ancestry

175,555 
[Census, 2016]

Maltese in Australia

Population

37,613

[Census, 2016]

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

Median Age

68

[Census, 2016]

Gender

Male 50.2%
Female 49.8%

[Census, 2016]

Religion

Roman Catholic Christianity 89.0%
No Religion 4.4%
Other Religion 3.8%
Not Stated 2.6%

[Census, 2016]

Ancestry

Maltese 86.1%
English 6.9%
Australian 1.6%
Italian 1.6%
Other Ancestry 3.7%

[Census, 2016]

Language Spoken at Home

Maltese 55.2%
English 42.7%
Italian 0.5%
Mandarin 0.2%
Other Languages 0.4%

Of those who speak a language other than English at home, 89.4% speak English fluently.

[Census, 2016]

Diaspora

Victoria 47.5%
New South Wales 38.5%
Queensland 6.7%
South Australia 3.8%
Other 3.5%

[Census, 2016]

Arrival to Australia

Prior to 2007 94.4%
2007 - 2011 1.0%
2012 - 2016 0.6%

[Census, 2016]

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