Country: China
Languages Spoken: Mandarin and Cantonese
Fast facts
In the 2016 Census 234,500 people in NSW identified their birthplace as China.

About the Chinese community

Country and community profiles for China and the Chinese community in Australia include:

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

Excludes Special Administrative Region (SARs) and Taiwan

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

A summary of China-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 Chinese community?

The NSW Multicultural Health Communication Service can help.