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In Hampton, 12% of people spoke a language other than English at home in 2011.

Hampton'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.

Hampton'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
Hampton - (Usual residence)20112006Change
Language (excludes English)Number%City of Bayside %Number%City of Bayside %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idGreek2221.82.22532.12.3-31
map this data in atlas.idItalian1911.51.32201.81.4-29
map this data in atlas.idRussian1551.21.31070.91.1+47
Mandarin
1301.01.0630.50.6+67
French
910.70.6610.50.4+30
German
890.70.9630.50.8+25
Arabic
670.50.3620.50.3+5
Polish
640.50.5610.50.5+4
Spanish
610.50.4320.30.3+29
Cantonese
520.40.4520.40.40
Croatian
470.40.2280.20.2+19
Dutch
420.30.2340.30.2+8
Japanese
390.30.4270.20.4+12
Turkish
380.30.2310.30.2+7
Swedish
220.20.170.10.1+15
Serbian
210.20.2180.10.1+3
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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
Hampton - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Language summaryNumber%City of Bayside %Number%City of Bayside %2006 to 2011
Speaks English only10,37182.882.410,08384.583.3+288
Non-English total1,56512.513.31,32411.112.1+240
Not stated5954.84.35204.44.7+76

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 Greek, City of Bayside: 2.2% Italian, City of Bayside: 1.3% Russian, City of Bayside: 1.3% Mandarin, City of Bayside: 1.0% French, City of Bayside: 0.6% German, City of Bayside: 0.9% Arabic, City of Bayside: 0.3% Polish, City of Bayside: 0.5% Spanish, City of Bayside: 0.4% Cantonese, City of Bayside: 0.4% Greek, Hampton: 1.8% Italian, Hampton: 1.5% Russian, Hampton: 1.2% Mandarin, Hampton: 1.0% French, Hampton: 0.7% German, Hampton: 0.7% Arabic, Hampton: 0.5% Polish, Hampton: 0.5% Spanish, Hampton: 0.5% Cantonese, Hampton: 0.4%
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 Greek, Hampton: -31 Italian, Hampton: -29 Russian, Hampton: +47 Mandarin, Hampton: +67 French, Hampton: +30 German, Hampton: +25 Arabic, Hampton: +5 Polish, Hampton: +4 Spanish, Hampton: +29 Cantonese, Hampton: 0
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 Hampton in 2011 compared to City of Bayside shows that there was a similar 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, 82.8% of the population spoke English only, and 12.5% spoke a non-English language, compared with 82.4% and 13.3% respectively for City of Bayside.

The dominant language spoken at home, other than English, in Hampton was Greek, with 1.8% of the population, or 222 people speaking this language at home.

There were no major differences between Hampton and City of Bayside in 2011.

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011, the number of people who spoke a language other than English at home increased by 241 or 18.2%, and the number of people who spoke English only increased by 288 or 2.9%.

The largest change in the spoken languages of the population in Hampton between 2006 and 2011 was for those speaking:

  • Mandarin (+67 persons)

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