Victorians support the idea of cultural diversity, but 40 per cent people believe there is at least one ethnic group that does not fit into Australian society, a survey has found.

The VicHealth Race and Cultural Diversity Survey said 78 per cent of Victorians were in favour of cultural diversity, but one third of respondents thought certain minority ethnic groups posed a risk to their way of life.

It also found two in five people believed certain race groups did not "fit in" with Australia's way of life.

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