German Australians (German: Deutsch-Australier) are Australians with German ancestry. German Australians constitute one of the largest ancestry groups in Australia, and German is the fifth most identified European ancestry in Australia behind English, Irish, Scottish and Italian. German Australians are one of the largest groups within the global German diaspora. At the 2021 census, 1,026,138 respondents stated that they had German ancestry (whether alone or in combination with another ancestry), representing 4% of the total Australian population. At the 2021 census, there were 107,940 Australian residents who were born in Germany.
|1,026,138 (by ancestry, 2021)|
(4% of the Australian population)
107,940 (by birth, 2021)
|Regions with significant populations|
|All states and territories of Australia, in particular Queensland and South Australia|
|Australian English, German, Barossa German|
|Christianity (Lutheranism, Catholicism), Irreligion.|