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Georges Hall

Language spoken at home

In Georges Hall, 44% of people spoke a language other than English at home in 2011.

Georges Hall's language statistics show the proportion of the population who speak a language at home other than English. They indicate how culturally diverse a population is and the degree to which different ethnic groups and nationalities are retaining their language.

Georges Hall's language statistics should be analysed in conjunction with Country of Birth and Proficiency in English to assist in identifying specific cultural and ethnic groups in the area and the services required by the multicultural community.

Derived from the Census question:

'Does the person speak a language other than English at home?'

Total population

Language spoken at home - Ranked by size
Georges Hall - (Usual residence)20112006Change
Language (excludes English)Number%Bankstown City %Number%Bankstown City %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idArabic1,33015.821.21,06313.219.3+266
map this data in atlas.idVietnamese5236.29.14575.78.3+66
Greek
4225.03.64635.83.8-41
Italian
3123.71.73504.41.9-38
Macedonian
2142.51.82322.91.8-18
Cantonese
1011.23.21051.33.2-4
Spanish
991.20.8620.80.7+37
Polish
580.70.4831.00.5-26
Croatian
550.70.4540.70.4+1
Assyrian/Aramaic
470.60.1270.30.1+20
Serbian
370.40.2310.40.2+6
Mandarin
330.42.3270.31.9+6
Maltese
290.40.2360.50.2-7
Samoan
270.30.5180.20.5+9
Filipino/Tagalog
250.30.7150.20.5+9
German
250.30.2230.30.2+1
Korean
230.30.7250.30.8-2
Bosnian
230.30.180.10.1+15
Ukrainian
210.30.1200.20.1+1
Turkish
210.30.4170.20.3+4
Urdu
200.20.8190.20.5+2
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Excludes languages with fewer than 20 people speaking them at home, or less than 0.1% of the total population.

Language spoken at home - Summary
Georges Hall - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Language summaryNumber%Bankstown City %Number%Bankstown City %2006 to 2011
Speaks English only4,29551.139.74,34454.143.5-49
Non-English total3,71844.354.73,39042.250.5+327
Not stated3874.65.62973.76.0+90

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

Language spoken at home, 2011
Language spoken at home, 2011 Arabic, Bankstown City: 21.2% Vietnamese, Bankstown City: 9.1% Greek, Bankstown City: 3.6% Italian, Bankstown City: 1.7% Macedonian, Bankstown City: 1.8% Cantonese, Bankstown City: 3.2% Spanish, Bankstown City: 0.8% Polish, Bankstown City: 0.4% Croatian, Bankstown City: 0.4% Assyrian/Aramaic, Bankstown City: 0.1% Arabic, Georges Hall: 15.8% Vietnamese, Georges Hall: 6.2% Greek, Georges Hall: 5.0% Italian, Georges Hall: 3.7% Macedonian, Georges Hall: 2.5% Cantonese, Georges Hall: 1.2% Spanish, Georges Hall: 1.2% Polish, Georges Hall: 0.7% Croatian, Georges Hall: 0.7% Assyrian/Aramaic, Georges Hall: 0.6%
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 language spoken at home, 2006 to 2011
Change in language spoken at home, 2006 to 2011 Arabic, Georges Hall: +266 Vietnamese, Georges Hall: +66 Greek, Georges Hall: -41 Italian, Georges Hall: -38 Macedonian, Georges Hall: -18 Cantonese, Georges Hall: -4 Spanish, Georges Hall: +37 Polish, Georges Hall: -26 Croatian, Georges Hall: +1 Assyrian/Aramaic, Georges Hall: +20
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 language spoken at home by the population of Georges Hall in 2011 compared to Bankstown City shows that there was a larger proportion of people who spoke English only, and a smaller proportion of those speaking a non-English language (either exclusively, or in addition to English).

Overall, 51.1% of the population spoke English only, and 44.3% spoke a non-English language, compared with 39.7% and 54.7% respectively for Bankstown City.

The dominant language spoken at home, other than English, in Georges Hall was Arabic, with 15.8% of the population, or 1,330 people speaking this language at home.

The major differences between the languages spoken at home for the population of Georges Hall and Bankstown City in 2011 were:

  • A larger percentage speaking Italian at home (3.7% compared to 1.7%)
  • A smaller percentage speaking Arabic at home (15.8% compared to 21.2%)
  • A smaller percentage speaking Vietnamese at home (6.2% compared to 9.1%)
  • A smaller percentage speaking Cantonese at home (1.2% compared to 3.2%)

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011, the number of people who spoke a language other than English at home increased by 328 or 9.7%, and the number of people who spoke English only decreased by 49 or 1.1%.

The largest changes in the spoken languages of the population in Georges Hall between 2006 and 2011 were for those speaking:

  • Arabic (+266 persons)
  • Vietnamese (+66 persons)

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