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Take some time to learn more about Queensland’s cultural diversity. You might be surprised how diverse we are!

At the time of the 2021 Census Queenslanders spoke more than 180 overseas languages, held more than 110 religious beliefs and came from more than 220 countries and territories.

More than 1 in 5 Queenslanders were born overseas. Here are the top 10 overseas countries of birth:

More than 1 in 10 Queenslanders spoke a language other than English at home. Here are the top 10 overseas languages we are speaking at home (other than English):

Source: 2021 Census, Australian Bureau of Statistics

Take a look at how immigration changed Australia

This interactive graphic illustrates how immigration policies and historical events – from the first world war to the Covid-19 pandemic – have changed the make-up of Australia since federation.

Find out more about Queensland’s cultural diversity by checking out these handy resources: