South Australia is home to people from more than 200 culturally, linguistically and religiously diverse backgrounds.

Information about South Australia’s population and cultural diversity, including summaries, statistics and community profiles about birthplace, ancestry, language spoken at home, and religion is available at the national, state and local council area levels.

South Australia’s Multicultural Story

Access a new web-based resource that tells the story of South Australia’s migration from the post-war era, onwards.

South Australia’s Multicultural Story

Census data

An overview of Australia's diversity can be found in the Census of Population and Housing, Reflecting Australia: Stories from 2016.

South Australia at a glance

View community profiles, ancestry, religious and language information.

Demographic resources

View local government community profiles via the .id. website.