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This FACT indicates the percentage of people in each capital city who consider themselves to have Australian ancestry. Overall, according to the most recent Australian Census conducted by the Australian Bureau of Statistics, 23.3 percent of Australia's population are of Australian ancestry, compared to 25 percent who have an English ancestry.
The city with the highest percentage of people of Australian ancestry is Hobart, at 30.1 percent. Sydney has the lowest, at 18.1 percent, followed closely by Melbourne, at 18.3 percent.