Country: Iraq
Languages Spoken: Arabic
Fast facts
In the 2011 Census 29,342 people (0.42% of the NSW population) identified their birthplace as Iraq in comparison to 20,532 in the 2006 Census.

About the Iraqi community

Country and community profiles for Iraq and the Iraqi community in Australia include:

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

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

A summary of Iraq-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 Iraqi community?

The NSW Multicultural Health Communication Service can help.