Uruguayan Australians

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Uruguayan Australians
Uruguayo-australiano
Total population
  • 6,485 (by ancestry, 2006)[1]
  • 9,376 (by birth, 2006).[2]
Regions with significant populations
Uruguayan born by state or territory[3]
 New South Wales 6,516
 Victoria 1,615
 Queensland 669
 Western Australia 171
 South Australia 129
Languages
Religion
Related ethnic groups

Uruguayan Australians refers to Australians of Uruguayan ancestry or birth who reside in Australia.

According to the 2006 Australian census, 9,376 Australians were born in Uruguay[2] while 6,485 claimed Uruguayan ancestry, either alone or with another ancestry.[1]

History

The first migrants from Uruguay came to Australia in the 1960s with growing numbers in the 1970s due to military dictatorship.[4]

Uruguayan Australians

External links

  • The Uruguay-born Community

See also

References

  1. ^ a b "20680- Ancestry (full classification list) by Sex – Australia". Australian census 2006. Australian Bureau of Statistics. Archived from the original (XLS) on 10 March 2008. Retrieved 2 June 2008: Total responses: 25,451,383 for total count of persons – 19,855,288.
  2. ^ a b "20680-Country of Birth of Person (full classification list) by Sex – Australia". Australian census 2006. Australian Bureau of Statistics. Archived from the original (XLS) on 10 March 2008. Retrieved 2 June 2008: Total count of persons – 19,855,288.
  3. ^ a b "Community Information Summary: Uruguay-born" (PDF). Community Relations Section of DIAC, Commonwealth of Australia. February 2014. Retrieved 28 February 2017: 2011 census
  4. ^ "History of immigration from Uruguay". Museum Victoria Australia. 2008. Retrieved 3 January 2017.
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