Australia’s currency is the $AU, the population is around 23.13 million people and the average life expectancy is 82.1 years old.
Over 200 different languages and dialects are spoken in Australia including 45 indigenous languages, the most common is English followed by Italian, Greek, Cantonese, Arabic, Vietnamese and Mandarin.
Australia has the highest proportion of migrant settlers in a developed nation with over 25% of Australian’s born in another country.
Australia is the sports capital of the world with 70% of the total population playing weekly sport / participating in recreational activity yet it was the most obese country in the world in 2012 with a 26% obesity rate.
There are 16 World Heritage sites and the Australian Football game is believed to be inspired from the Aboriginal game of Mangrook.
Australia was the second country in the world to give women the right to vote (1902). It has the highest rate of gambling in the world with over 80% of Australian’s engaging in gambling of some sort.
All the facts aside, Australia is an awesome place, it should be on everyone’s bucket list and it is a place that once you have visited, you will want to come back over and over again.
There is so much to explore, the culture is laid back and the people are inviting. It is a happy country full of opportunity and offers a great lifestyle.
It is no wonder Australia is high on the “must visit” list of most people, and sees over 6million visitors to the country each year.
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