Country: Philippines
Languages Spoken: Tagalog
Fast facts
In the 2011 Census 70,388 people (1.02% of the NSW population) identified their birthplace as Philippines in comparison to 57,720 in the 2006 Census. This makes the Philippines the 4th largest non-English country of birth in NSW.

About the Filipino community

Country and community profiles for the Philippines and the Filipino community in Australia include:

An overview of Philippines-born migrants demographics, permanent and temporary visas granted, permanent departures, and a state and territory summary.

A historical background to Philippines-born people, and their current geographical distribution, age and sex, ancestry, language, religion, arrival, citizenship, median income, qualifications and employment.

A summary of Philippines-born people’s health in Australia, health beliefs and practices, social determinants of health, and utilisation of health services in Australia.

Want to work with the Filipino community?

The NSW Multicultural Health Communication Service can help.