Belonging & community
To understand Chinese-Australians' perspective and their place in the community, we asked about their sense of belonging and experiences of discrimination.
Six in ten identify as Chinese-Australian or Australian-Chinese.
QUESTION Overall, do you think yourself as:
In 2022, three-quarters of Chinese-Australians feel a sense of belonging to Australia.
QUESTION To what extent do you have a sense of belonging to Australia?
Data for the broader Australian population is from the Scanlon Foundation Mapping Social Cohesion 2022 report.
Chinese-Australians’ sense of belonging to their local community increased in 2022, but attachment to China declined.
QUESTION To what extent do you have a sense of belonging to…?
Fewer Chinese-Australians in 2022 have been called offensive names or been physically threatened or attacked because of their heritage.
QUESTION For each of the following, please indicate if you have or have not personally experienced it in the last 12 months in Australia.
To obtain greater detail of Chinese-Australians’ experiences of discrimination, we look at age and country of birth as factors. Younger Chinese-Australians and those born in Australia are more likely to report an experience of discrimination.
QUESTION For each of the following, please indicate if you have or have not personally experienced it in the last 12 months in Australia?