Question: Where do most Greek people live in Australia?

The largest concentration of Greeks in Australia is in the state of Victoria, which is often regarded as the heartland of the Greek Australian community. The latest Census in 2016 recorded 93,740 Greece-born people in Australia, a fall of 6.2 per cent from the 2011 Census.

Which Australian city has the most Greeks?

Melbourne According to the 2016 Australian census, Melbourne has the largest Greek Australian population in Australia (173,598), although some estimates put the number as high as 400,000. It is the largest Greek population of any city in the world outside of Greece and Cyprus.

Where did the Greeks settle in Australia?

Some forty two percent of Greeks immigrating to Australia until the middle of the 20th century were from the islands of Kastellorizo, Kythira and Ithaca. The Kytherians mostly settled in Sydney, Kastellorizans in Perth, and Ithacans in Melbourne.

Why so many Greeks live in Australia?

Following World War II as well as the civil war in Greece, it is estimated that more than 160,000 Greeks came to Australia, mainly to Victoria. After time, the immigrants were able to obtain better jobs and more family members joined them from Greece.

Why did Greek people move to Australia?

Post WWII in the late 1940s, 1950s, and 1960s, Greeks were one of the main European races picked by the Australian governments Populate or perish immigration scheme and due to this, thousands of Greeks migrated to Australia to gain a better life and future for themselves and their families.

What food did Greek immigrants bring to Australia?

Souvlaki, loukoumades, moussaka, spanakopita and taramasalata were soon introduced and many Greek dishes remain a staple of milk bar culture across Australia. Once Greek immigration took off in the 1950s, so did demand for Greek food.

What is the main race in Australia?

Ethnic Background Of AustraliansRankPrincipal Ancestral Ethnicity or NationalityShare of Australian Population1British67.4%2Irish8.7%3Italian3.8%4German3.7%6 more rows•18 Jul 2019

Reach out

Find us at the office

Brininstool- Manzella street no. 104, 53061 Zagreb, Croatia

Give us a ring

Caelin Clancy
+62 535 662 464
Mon - Fri, 8:00-21:00

Contact us