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Portugal
  • Population
    10,839,514
    [2017 est.]
  • Languages
    Portuguese (official)
    Mirandese (offical)
  • Religions
    Roman Catholic Christianity (81%)
    Other Christianity (3.3%)
    Other (0.6%)
    No Religion (6.8%)
    Unspecified (8.3%)
    [2011 est.]
    Note: the statistics on religious affiliation represents population 15 years of age or older.
  • Ethnicities
    Most people are Mediterranean
    Ethnic minorities include:
    - People from former colonies (namely Brazil, Portuguese Africa, Macau, Portuguese India and East Timor)
    - Eastern European (Ukrainians, Russians, Moldovans and Romanians)
    - Roma persons
  • Cultural Dimensions
    Power Distance 63
    Individualism 27
    Masculinity 31
    Uncertainty Avoidance 99
    Long Term Orientation 28
    Indulgence 33
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  • Australians with Portuguese Ancestry
    61,885 [2016 census]
Portuguese in Australia
  • Population
    15,806
    [2016 est.]
    This figure refers to the number of Australian residents that were born in Portugal
  • Average Age
    52
  • Gender
    Male (50.9%)
    Female (49.1%)
  • Religion
    Catholic Christianity (86.1%)
    Jehovah's Witness Christianity (1.4%)
    Other (4.0%)
    No Religion (6.3%)
    Not stated (2.2%)
  • Ancestry
    Portuguese (89.7%)
    English (1.5%)
    Timorese (1.3%)
    Other (3.9%)
    Not stated (3.5%)
  • Language Spoken at Home
    Portuguese (74.5%)
    English (22.0%)
    Italian (0.7%)
    Other (2.0%)
    Not stated (0.9%)
    Of those who speak a language other than English at home, 73.3% speak English fluently
  • Diaspora
    New South Wales (53.8%)
    Victoria (17.3%)
    Western Australia (16.0%)
    Queensland (6.9%)
  • Arrival to Australia
    Prior to 2001 (88.6%)
    2001-2006 (3.4%)
    2007-2011 (4.4%)
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