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Proficiency in English

In Park Lands, 19 people who were able to speak another language in 2011, reported difficulty speaking English.

Proficiency in English measures the self-assessed proficiency in spoken English of people who speak a language other than English at home. The data, when viewed with other ethnic and cultural indicators, such as Ancestry, Country of Birth, Language Spoken at Home and Religion, reflects Park Lands's ethnic composition and how long the overseas born have been in Australia. This helps service providers determine whether they need to communicate with the local population in languages other than English.

Derived from the Census question:

'How well does the person speak English?'

Total population

Proficiency in English
Park Lands - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
English proficiencyNumber%City of Adelaide %Number%City of Adelaide %2006 to 2011
Speaks English only8825.958.05016.962.1+38
Speaks another language, and English well or very well17350.927.615953.721.0+14
Speaks another language, and English not well or not at all195.64.1103.42.8+9
Not Stated6017.610.37726.014.1-17

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2006 and 2011. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Proficiency in English, 2011
Proficiency in English, 2011 Not Stated, City of Adelaide: 10.3% Speaks another language, and English not well or not at all, City of Adelaide: 4.1% Speaks another language, and English well or very well, City of Adelaide: 27.6% Speaks English only, City of Adelaide: 58.0% Not Stated, Park Lands: 17.6% Speaks another language, and English not well or not at all, Park Lands: 5.6% Speaks another language, and English well or very well, Park Lands: 50.9% Speaks English only, Park Lands: 25.9%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in Proficiency in English, 2006 to 2011
Change in Proficiency in English, 2006 to 2011 Not Stated, Park Lands: -17 Speaks another language, and English not well or not at all, Park Lands: +9 Speaks another language, and English well or very well, Park Lands: +14 Speaks English only, Park Lands: +38
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2006 and 2011 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.

Dominant groups

Analysis of the proficiency in English data of the population in Park Lands in 2011 compared to the City of Adelaide shows that there was a lower proportion of people who spoke English only, and a higher proportion of people who spoke another language and English not well or not at all.

Overall, 25.9% of people spoke English only, and 5.6% spoke another language and English not well or not at all, compared with 58.0% and 4.1% respectively for the City of Adelaide.

Emerging groups

There were no major differences in Park Lands between 2006 and 2011.

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