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

South Australia at a glance

Details and statistics about South Australia’s population including migrants from non-English speaking backgrounds, countries of origin, languages spoken at home, religions and ancestries along with data tables prepared by Multicultural Affairs is available from the South Australia at a glance page.

Community profiles

From Many Places, is a series of community profiles developed by the Migration Museum. Community profiles, based on country of birth information, provide a snapshot and general overview of South Australia's diverse communities.

From Many Places community profiles.

Census data

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

Demographic resources

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