Read this tip to make your life smarter, better, faster and wiser. LifeTips is the place to go when you need to know about Australian Culture and other Australian topics.
People of European descent make up around 95% of Australia´s citizens. The majority have a British or Irish heritage, but about 18% of the total population have other European origins. People from Asia and the Middle East account for around 4% of the population. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders make up just 1% of the population. Australia welcomes a number of refugees from war-torn and troubled countries, and the diversity of immigrants to Australia makes for a rich, multicultural society.
|Jennifer Mathes, Ph.D.|