The Greek community is strong in Australia, with nearly 380,000 Australians identifying as having Greek ancestry in the 2011 Census. Greek migration began in the 19th Century, but strengthened after World War Two.
In 2011, the Greek was spoken at home by 252,211 Australian residents. Greek is the fifth most commonly spoken language in Australia after English, Chinese, Arabic and Italian. The Greek community is well established in NSW, with many Greek community groups in operation.