Community Information - India

Capital City: New Delhi
Population: 1.267 billion (World Bank 2014)
Currency: Indian Rupee (INR)
Area: 3,287,000 km2

Indian community in Australia:

At the end of June 2011, 343,070 Indian-born people were living in Australia.

Remittance statistics:

India was the highest ranked recipient country of recorded remittances in 2012.

World Bank (2012)
Estimated bilateral remittances: US$ 69.4 bn 
Estimated remittances from Australia to India: US$ 1.4 bn

Click here for more remittance data.

Indian Embassies & Consulates in Australia:

The High Commission of India in Australia, Canberra

3-5 MzPlace
Yarralumla ACT 2600

Ph: 02 6273 3999

Consulate General of India, Sydney

Level 3, 109 Pitt Street
Sydney NSW 2000

Ph: 02 9223 2702

Consulate General of India, Melbourne

344 St. Kilda Road
Melbourne VIC 3000

Ph: 03 9682 7836

Consulate General of India, Perth

Lots 70-74, Level 6
12 St. Georges Terrace
Perth WA 6000

Ph: 08 92214205

Honorary Consul of India, Brisbane

175 A Swann Road, Taringa
Brisbane QLD 4068

Ph: 0422 309 952



Indian Organisations in Australia:

United Indian Association Inc (UIA)

Australian Sikh Association


Federation of Indian Associations of Victoria

Bihar Jharkhand Sabha of Australia & NZ


Indian Media in Australia:

G'day India 

Indian Link 

The Indian Down Under

The Indian Sub-Continent Times

Indian Herald

The Indian

Hindi Program Radio, SBS

Voice of India, Eastside fm

Radio Manpasand