In the Uniting Church in Australia, there are 185 congregations and faith communities from Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) backgrounds. The UCA has more than 220 CALD ministers. Across the Church, 25 different languages are spoken. There are 12 National Conferences which support congregations of the same culture in their life within the Uniting Church.
Cultural diversity within the Uniting Church is increasing.
More data on the make-up of the Uniting Church can be found in the 2013 UCA Census Report.
In 2011, the Australian Bureau of Statistics Census revealed that over a quarter (26%) of Australia's population was born overseas and a further one fifth (20%) had at least one overseas-born parent.
Read more in the ABS report Cultural Diversity in Australia.