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Greenacre - Chullora
Language spoken at home

In Greenacre - Chullora, 70% of people spoke a language other than English at home in 2011.

Greenacre - Chullora'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.

Greenacre - Chullora'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
Greenacre - Chullora - (Usual residence)20112006Change
Language (excludes English)Number%Bankstown City %Number%Bankstown City %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idArabic9,10142.521.27,92939.019.3+1,172
Greek
8874.13.69574.73.8-71
map this data in atlas.idVietnamese6182.99.15752.88.3+43
Italian
5602.61.76053.01.9-45
Korean
5202.40.75762.80.8-56
Cantonese
4141.93.24542.23.2-40
Urdu
3431.60.81780.90.5+165
Mandarin
2611.22.32451.21.9+16
Bengali
2351.10.41040.50.1+131
Hindi
2151.00.71900.90.6+25
Indonesian
1960.90.61500.70.4+46
Spanish
1390.70.81030.50.7+36
Filipino/Tagalog
1260.60.71240.60.5+3
Tamil
1210.60.1900.40.1+31
Polish
980.50.41110.50.5-13
Portuguese
840.40.31030.50.2-18
Turkish
750.30.4810.40.3-6
Tongan
720.30.3680.30.2+4
French
580.30.3610.30.2-3
Samoan
520.20.5700.30.5-18
Somali
490.20.1260.10.0+23
Non-verbal so described
430.20.2650.30.2-23
Macedonian
420.21.8530.31.8-11
Maltese
420.20.2510.20.2-9
German
380.20.2520.30.2-15
Serbian
280.10.2310.20.2-2
Russian
280.10.1130.10.1+15
Pashto
270.10.090.00.0+18
Fijian
270.10.1170.10.1+10
Punjabi
260.10.2140.10.2+12
Croatian
260.10.4450.20.4-19
Ukrainian
220.10.1230.10.10
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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
Greenacre - Chullora - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Language summaryNumber%Bankstown City %Number%Bankstown City %2006 to 2011
Speaks English only5,42125.339.75,67827.943.5-257
Non-English total14,93469.854.713,52466.550.5+1,411
Not stated1,0354.85.61,1315.66.0-96

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% Greek, Bankstown City: 3.6% Vietnamese, Bankstown City: 9.1% Italian, Bankstown City: 1.7% Korean, Bankstown City: 0.7% Cantonese, Bankstown City: 3.2% Urdu, Bankstown City: 0.8% Mandarin, Bankstown City: 2.3% Bengali, Bankstown City: 0.4% Hindi, Bankstown City: 0.7% Arabic, Greenacre - Chullora: 42.5% Greek, Greenacre - Chullora: 4.1% Vietnamese, Greenacre - Chullora: 2.9% Italian, Greenacre - Chullora: 2.6% Korean, Greenacre - Chullora: 2.4% Cantonese, Greenacre - Chullora: 1.9% Urdu, Greenacre - Chullora: 1.6% Mandarin, Greenacre - Chullora: 1.2% Bengali, Greenacre - Chullora: 1.1% Hindi, Greenacre - Chullora: 1.0%
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, Greenacre - Chullora: +1,172 Greek, Greenacre - Chullora: -71 Vietnamese, Greenacre - Chullora: +43 Italian, Greenacre - Chullora: -45 Korean, Greenacre - Chullora: -56 Cantonese, Greenacre - Chullora: -40 Urdu, Greenacre - Chullora: +165 Mandarin, Greenacre - Chullora: +16 Bengali, Greenacre - Chullora: +131 Hindi, Greenacre - Chullora: +25
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 Greenacre - Chullora in 2011 compared to Bankstown City shows that there was a smaller proportion of people who spoke English only, and a larger proportion of those speaking a non-English language (either exclusively, or in addition to English).

Overall, 25.3% of the population spoke English only, and 69.8% 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 Greenacre - Chullora was Arabic, with 42.5% of the population, or 9,101 people speaking this language at home.

The major differences between the languages spoken at home for the population of Greenacre - Chullora and Bankstown City in 2011 were:

  • A larger percentage speaking Arabic at home (42.5% compared to 21.2%)
  • A larger percentage speaking Korean at home (2.4% compared to 0.7%)
  • A smaller percentage speaking Vietnamese at home (2.9% compared to 9.1%)
  • A smaller percentage speaking Macedonian at home (0.2% compared to 1.8%)

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011, the number of people who spoke a language other than English at home increased by 1,410 or 10.4%, and the number of people who spoke English only decreased by 257 or 4.5%.

The largest changes in the spoken languages of the population in Greenacre - Chullora between 2006 and 2011 were for those speaking:

  • Arabic (+1,172 persons)
  • Urdu (+165 persons)
  • Bengali (+131 persons)
  • Greek (-71 persons)

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