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Hampton East (Moorabbin) Activity Centre

Language spoken at home

In Hampton East (Moorabbin) Activity Centre, 23% of people spoke a language other than English at home in 2011.

Hampton East (Moorabbin) Activity Centre'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 East (Moorabbin) Activity Centre'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 East (Moorabbin) Activity Centre - (Usual residence)20112006Change
Language (excludes English)Number%City of Bayside %Number%City of Bayside %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idGreek903.82.2723.32.3+18
map this data in atlas.idRussian682.91.3542.51.1+14
Mandarin
592.51.0221.00.6+37
Polish
381.60.5331.50.5+5
map this data in atlas.idItalian261.11.3241.11.4+2
Hindi
230.90.280.40.1+14
French
200.80.6110.50.4+8
German
200.80.9291.30.8-9

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 East (Moorabbin) Activity Centre - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Language summaryNumber%City of Bayside %Number%City of Bayside %2006 to 2011
Speaks English only1,73973.282.41,60374.183.3+136
Non-English total54222.813.344320.512.1+98
Not stated964.04.31175.44.7-21

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% Russian, City of Bayside: 1.3% Mandarin, City of Bayside: 1.0% Polish, City of Bayside: 0.5% Italian, City of Bayside: 1.3% Hindi, City of Bayside: 0.2% German, City of Bayside: 0.9% French, City of Bayside: 0.6% Greek, Hampton East (Moorabbin) Activity Centre: 3.8% Russian, Hampton East (Moorabbin) Activity Centre: 2.9% Mandarin, Hampton East (Moorabbin) Activity Centre: 2.5% Polish, Hampton East (Moorabbin) Activity Centre: 1.6% Italian, Hampton East (Moorabbin) Activity Centre: 1.1% Hindi, Hampton East (Moorabbin) Activity Centre: 0.9% German, Hampton East (Moorabbin) Activity Centre: 0.8% French, Hampton East (Moorabbin) Activity Centre: 0.8%
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 East (Moorabbin) Activity Centre: +18 Russian, Hampton East (Moorabbin) Activity Centre: +14 Mandarin, Hampton East (Moorabbin) Activity Centre: +37 Polish, Hampton East (Moorabbin) Activity Centre: +5 Italian, Hampton East (Moorabbin) Activity Centre: +2 Hindi, Hampton East (Moorabbin) Activity Centre: +14 German, Hampton East (Moorabbin) Activity Centre: -9 French, Hampton East (Moorabbin) Activity Centre: +8
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 East (Moorabbin) Activity Centre in 2011 compared to City of Bayside 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, 73.2% of the population spoke English only, and 22.8% 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 East (Moorabbin) Activity Centre was Greek, with 3.8% of the population, or 90 people speaking this language at home.

The major differences between the languages spoken at home for the population of Hampton East (Moorabbin) Activity Centre and City of Bayside in 2011 were:

  • A larger percentage speaking Russian at home (2.9% compared to 1.3%)
  • A larger percentage speaking Greek at home (3.8% compared to 2.2%)
  • A larger percentage speaking Mandarin at home (2.5% compared to 1.0%)
  • A larger percentage speaking Polish at home (1.6% compared to 0.5%)

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011, the number of people who spoke a language other than English at home increased by 99 or 22.3%, and the number of people who spoke English only increased by 136 or 8.5%.

There were no major differences in Hampton East (Moorabbin) Activity Centre between 2006 and 2011.

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