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Revesby - Revesby Heights
Language spoken at home

In Revesby - Revesby Heights, 38% of people spoke a language other than English at home in 2011.

Revesby - Revesby Heights'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.

Revesby - Revesby Heights'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
Revesby - Revesby Heights - (Usual residence)20112006Change
Language (excludes English)Number%Bankstown City %Number%Bankstown City %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idArabic1,2668.721.21,0597.919.3+207
map this data in atlas.idVietnamese7485.19.15844.48.3+164
Greek
5373.73.64523.43.8+85
Cantonese
5243.63.24363.33.2+87
Mandarin
4262.92.33182.41.9+108
Italian
1921.31.71661.21.9+26
Filipino/Tagalog
1431.00.7760.60.5+67
Hindi
1360.90.7790.60.6+57
Macedonian
1330.91.81291.01.8+4
Punjabi
1260.90.2840.60.2+43
Indonesian
1190.80.6450.30.4+74
Spanish
1180.80.8900.70.7+29
French
640.40.3350.30.2+29
Croatian
600.40.4420.30.4+18
Thai
540.40.2350.30.1+19
Samoan
500.30.5400.30.5+10
German
480.30.2280.20.2+20
Korean
420.30.7500.40.8-8
Maltese
380.30.2330.20.2+5
Nepali
340.20.100.00.0+34
Urdu
340.20.8380.30.5-4
Turkish
310.20.4120.10.3+19
Polish
300.20.4520.40.5-22
Japanese
290.20.1120.10.1+17
Bengali
280.20.430.00.1+25
Chinese, nfd
280.20.1160.10.1+12
Bosnian
260.20.1220.20.1+4
Non-verbal so described
240.20.2190.10.2+5
Tamil
230.20.1140.10.1+9
Sinhalese
220.20.130.00.0+19
Dutch
220.20.1180.10.1+3
Malayalam
210.10.1130.10.1+8
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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
Revesby - Revesby Heights - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Language summaryNumber%Bankstown City %Number%Bankstown City %2006 to 2011
Speaks English only8,30057.139.78,47463.443.5-173
Non-English total5,49437.854.74,31032.350.5+1,184
Not stated7325.05.65744.36.0+157

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% Cantonese, Bankstown City: 3.2% Mandarin, Bankstown City: 2.3% Italian, Bankstown City: 1.7% Filipino/Tagalog, Bankstown City: 0.7% Hindi, Bankstown City: 0.7% Macedonian, Bankstown City: 1.8% Punjabi, Bankstown City: 0.2% Arabic, Revesby - Revesby Heights: 8.7% Vietnamese, Revesby - Revesby Heights: 5.1% Greek, Revesby - Revesby Heights: 3.7% Cantonese, Revesby - Revesby Heights: 3.6% Mandarin, Revesby - Revesby Heights: 2.9% Italian, Revesby - Revesby Heights: 1.3% Filipino/Tagalog, Revesby - Revesby Heights: 1.0% Hindi, Revesby - Revesby Heights: 0.9% Macedonian, Revesby - Revesby Heights: 0.9% Punjabi, Revesby - Revesby Heights: 0.9%
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 language spoken at home, 2006 to 2011
Change in language spoken at home, 2006 to 2011 Arabic, Revesby - Revesby Heights: +207 Vietnamese, Revesby - Revesby Heights: +164 Greek, Revesby - Revesby Heights: +85 Cantonese, Revesby - Revesby Heights: +87 Mandarin, Revesby - Revesby Heights: +108 Italian, Revesby - Revesby Heights: +26 Filipino/Tagalog, Revesby - Revesby Heights: +67 Hindi, Revesby - Revesby Heights: +57 Macedonian, Revesby - Revesby Heights: +4 Punjabi, Revesby - Revesby Heights: +43
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 Revesby - Revesby Heights 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, 57.1% of the population spoke English only, and 37.8% 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 Revesby - Revesby Heights was Arabic, with 8.7% of the population, or 1,266 people speaking this language at home.

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

  • A smaller percentage speaking Arabic at home (8.7% compared to 21.2%)
  • A smaller percentage speaking Vietnamese at home (5.1% compared to 9.1%)

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011, the number of people who spoke a language other than English at home increased by 1,184 or 27.5%, and the number of people who spoke English only decreased by 174 or 2.1%.

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

  • Arabic (+207 persons)
  • Vietnamese (+164 persons)
  • Mandarin (+108 persons)
  • Cantonese (+87 persons)

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