Saudi Arabia
  • Population
    31,787,1580
    [Saudi Arabian General Authority for Statistics, 2016]
    Note: This figure includes non-Saudi expatriates.
  • Languages
    Arabic (official)
  • Religions
    Sunni Muslim (90%)
    Shi’a Muslim (10%)
    Other (including Eastern Orthodox, Protestant, Roman Catholic, Jewish, Hindu, Buddhist, and Sikh)
    [CIA World Factbook, 2012; Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor, 2017]
  • Ethnicities
    Saudi [citizens, mostly Arab] (63%)
    Non-Saudi [non-citizen expatriates] (37%)
    [Saudi Arabian General Authority for Statistics, 2018]
  • Cultural Dimensions
    95
    25
    60
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    36
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  • Australians with Saudi Arabian Ancestry
    4,169 [Census, 2016]
Saudi Arabians in Australia
  • Population
    12,580
    [Census, 2016]
    This figure refers to the number of Australian residents that were born in Saudi Arabia.
  • Average Age
    24
    [Census, 2011]
  • Gender
    Male (54.0%)
    Female (46.0%)
    [Census, 2016]
  • Religion
    Islam (82.8%)
    Catholicism (6.9%)
    No Religion (2.5%)
    Not stated (1.5%)
    Other (6.3%)
    [Census, 2011]
  • Ancestry
    Arab [non-defined] (31.4%)
    Saudi Arabian (30.1%)
    Indian (5.8%)
    English (4.8%)
    Other (27.9%)
    [Census, 2016]
  • Language Spoken at Home
    Arabic (77.3%)
    English (10%)
    Urdu (3.5%)
    Malayalam (3.3%)
    Other (5.9%)
    Of those who speak a language other than English at home, 72.4% speak English fluently.
    [Census 2011]
  • Diaspora
    New South Wales (29.2%)
    Victoria (26.4%)
    Queensland (20.7%)
    Western Australia (10.9%)
    Other (12.8%)
    [Census 2011]
  • Arrival to Australia
    Prior to 1996 (5.9%)
    1996-2005 (9.2%)
    2006-2015 (70.1%)
    2016-mid 2016 (10.0%)
    Not stated (4.7%)
    [Census 2016]
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