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Because of Australia's history of colonisation, a high percentage of Australia's population are of English descent. In the most recent ABS Census, around one quarter of Australians (25.9 percent) identified themselves as having English ancestry.
This FACT indicates the percentage of people with an English ancestry, living in each capital city. The city with the highest percentage people with English ancestry is Hobart, at 32 .9 percent. Sydney has the lowest percentage, at 20.4.