|Languages spoken at home (top 4) %||1.||English – 1,861,041 (75.2%)|
|2.||Mandarin – 47,840 (1.9%)|
|3.||Italian – 29,401 (1.2%)|
|4.||Vietnamese – 20,247 (0.8%)|
How many Vietnamese live in Perth?
More than 21,000 Western Australians have Vietnamese heritage, many of who migrated after the Vietnam War or settled in Perth as skilled migrants and international students.
How many Vietnamese are in Australia?
At the end of June 2019, 262,910 Vietnamese-born people were living in Australia, almost one-third (32.9 per cent) more than the number (197,820) at 30 June 2009.
Where do most Chinese live in Perth?
The five areas with the highest percentages were:
- Crawley (32.9%)
- Crawley – Nedlands (23.5%)
- Nedlands (16.8%)
- East Perth (Langley) (13.3%)
- East Perth (Langley-Waterbank) (13.1%)
What sport did the Vietnamese bring to Australia?
The Vietnamese are also very good at ‘Vovinam’ which is a martial arts sport. The founder of this sport was Nguyễn Lộc. Vovinam uses force and reaction of the opponent. Vovinam also includes using hand, elbow, kicks, escape and levering techniques.
Why did the Vietnamese choose to migrate to Australia?
The majority of Vietnamese came to Victoria after the Communist government took over their homeland at the end of the Vietnam War. Those already in Australia were offered permanent residence, and refugees began to be admitted through resettlement camps based in South East Asia.