At the time of the 1901 Census, there were 108 Egypt-born people living in Australia and by 1947 this number increased to 803. By 1954, there were more than 8000 Egypt-born people living in Australia.
The 2016 Census recorded 39,779 Egypt-born people in Australia. New South Wales had the largest number with 19,724 followed by Victoria (13,282), Queensland (2,449) and Western Australia (2,211).
Have you ever wanted to pull on your national jumper and represent your country?
Playing Footy 9s gives you an opportunity to do just that! It’s a fun and exciting new sport, with both full contact (tackling) and non-contact (no tackling) options to choose from.
If you are of Egyptian descent and keen to represent Egypt, please contact us.