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Albanvale

Language spoken at home

In Albanvale, 58% of people spoke a language other than English at home in 2011.

Albanvale'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.

Albanvale'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
Albanvale - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Language (excludes English)Number%City of Brimbank %Number%City of Brimbank %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idVietnamese85316.914.285715.912.6-3
map this data in atlas.idMaltese1943.93.32484.64.0-53
Filipino/Tagalog
1923.82.71723.22.3+20
Arabic
1513.02.31412.62.2+11
Greek
1382.73.21783.33.7-40
Macedonian
1292.62.91803.33.5-51
Turkish
1182.31.51152.11.8+2
Spanish
1162.31.61743.21.9-58
Bosnian
1162.30.71442.70.8-28
Serbian
901.81.0911.71.2-1
Croatian
891.82.2981.82.7-9
map this data in atlas.idItalian841.73.2981.83.8-13
Cantonese
791.62.4751.42.4+5
Punjabi
651.32.380.20.6+56
Dinka
551.10.6100.20.5+45
Hindi
380.81.0160.30.6+21
Mandarin
350.71.1400.80.7-5
Hakka
320.60.6410.80.6-9
Polish
310.60.9400.81.2-9
Albanian
280.60.5270.50.6+1
Samoan
260.50.5290.60.3-3
Tongan
250.50.2130.30.2+11
Urdu
200.40.5120.20.2+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
Albanvale - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Language summaryNumber%City of Brimbank %Number%City of Brimbank %2006 to 2011
Speaks English only1,82336.037.92,01037.340.7-187
Non-English total2,93258.056.23,02956.253.7-97
Not stated3036.05.93506.55.5-47

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 Vietnamese, City of Brimbank: 14.2% Maltese, City of Brimbank: 3.3% Filipino/Tagalog, City of Brimbank: 2.7% Arabic, City of Brimbank: 2.3% Greek, City of Brimbank: 3.2% Macedonian, City of Brimbank: 2.9% Turkish, City of Brimbank: 1.5% Bosnian, City of Brimbank: 0.7% Spanish, City of Brimbank: 1.6% Serbian, City of Brimbank: 1.0% Vietnamese, Albanvale: 16.9% Maltese, Albanvale: 3.9% Filipino/Tagalog, Albanvale: 3.8% Arabic, Albanvale: 3.0% Greek, Albanvale: 2.7% Macedonian, Albanvale: 2.6% Turkish, Albanvale: 2.3% Bosnian, Albanvale: 2.3% Spanish, Albanvale: 2.3% Serbian, Albanvale: 1.8%
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 Vietnamese, Albanvale: -3 Maltese, Albanvale: -53 Filipino/Tagalog, Albanvale: +20 Arabic, Albanvale: +11 Greek, Albanvale: -40 Macedonian, Albanvale: -51 Turkish, Albanvale: +2 Bosnian, Albanvale: -28 Spanish, Albanvale: -58 Serbian, Albanvale: -1
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 Albanvale in 2011 compared to City of Brimbank 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, 36.0% of the population spoke English only, and 58.0% spoke a non-English language, compared with 37.9% and 56.2% respectively for City of Brimbank.

The dominant language spoken at home, other than English, in Albanvale was Vietnamese, with 16.9% of the population, or 853 people speaking this language at home.

The major differences between the languages spoken at home for the population of Albanvale and City of Brimbank in 2011 were:

  • A larger percentage speaking Vietnamese at home (16.9% compared to 14.2%)
  • A larger percentage speaking Bosnian at home (2.3% compared to 0.7%)
  • A larger percentage speaking Filipino/Tagalog at home (3.8% compared to 2.7%)
  • A smaller percentage speaking Italian at home (1.7% compared to 3.2%)

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011, the number of people who spoke a language other than English at home decreased by 97 or 3.2%, and the number of people who spoke English only decreased by 187 or 9.3%.

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

  • Spanish (-58 persons)
  • Punjabi (+56 persons)
  • Maltese (-53 persons)
  • Macedonian (-51 persons)

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