German Australians (German: Deutsch-Australier) are Australian citizens of ethnic German ancestry. The German community constitutes one of the largest ethnic groups in Australia, numbering 982,266 or 3.1 percent of respondents in the 2016 Census. It is the fifth most identified European ancestry in Australia behind English, Irish, Scottish and Italian.
982,226 (by ancestry, 2016)
108,003 (by birth, 2016)
3.1% of total Australian population.
|Regions with significant populations|
|South Australia, Western Australia, New South Wales, Victoria, Queensland|
|Australian English, German, Barossa German|
|Predominantly Lutheranism and Roman Catholicism.|