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Deer Park

Language spoken at home

In Deer Park, 52% of people spoke a language other than English at home in 2011.

Deer Park'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.

Deer Park'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
Deer Park - (Usual residence)20112006Change
Language (excludes English)Number%City of Brimbank %Number%City of Brimbank %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idVietnamese1,64210.014.21,1499.412.6+493
Filipino/Tagalog
7234.42.73512.92.3+372
map this data in atlas.idMaltese5733.53.35544.54.0+19
map this data in atlas.idItalian4802.93.25104.23.8-30
Spanish
3952.41.63242.71.9+70
Turkish
3372.11.52832.31.8+54
Macedonian
3352.02.93753.13.5-40
Cantonese
3272.02.42061.72.4+121
Arabic
2941.82.32091.72.2+85
Greek
2931.83.22952.43.7-2
Mandarin
2901.81.1400.30.7+249
Punjabi
2431.52.3160.10.6+227
Croatian
1881.22.22161.82.7-28
Samoan
1791.10.5660.50.3+113
Serbian
1440.91.01231.01.2+21
Hindi
1300.81.0330.30.6+97
Sinhalese
1280.80.5600.50.4+68
Polish
1180.70.91201.01.2-2
Urdu
1140.70.5100.10.2+105
Amharic
1120.70.3290.20.2+83
Tongan
960.60.2440.40.2+52
Bosnian
860.50.7690.60.8+17
Dinka
790.50.6350.30.5+44
Albanian
600.40.5260.20.6+34
Persian/Dari
590.40.1340.30.1+25
Portuguese
570.30.2600.50.2-3
Malayalam
460.30.2160.10.1+30
Indonesian
440.30.290.10.1+36
Bengali
430.30.330.00.1+40
Non-verbal so described
400.20.2230.20.2+17
Gujarati
390.20.100.00.0+39
Thai
370.20.1170.10.1+20
Swahili
300.20.100.00.0+30
Hakka
300.20.6250.20.6+5
German
290.20.3380.30.4-9
Ukrainian
290.20.290.10.3+20
Tamil
280.20.3300.20.2-2
Lao
270.20.2130.10.2+15
Māori (Cook Island)
270.20.000.00.0+27
French
250.20.1130.10.1+12
Telugu
250.20.260.00.1+19
Pashto
240.10.150.00.0+19
Somali
210.10.1220.20.1-1
Romanian
200.10.2280.20.2-8
Nepali
200.10.200.00.0+20
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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
Deer Park - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Language summaryNumber%City of Brimbank %Number%City of Brimbank %2006 to 2011
Speaks English only6,67140.837.95,78747.540.7+883
Non-English total8,45451.756.25,72847.053.7+2,726
Not stated1,2347.55.96625.45.5+572

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% Filipino/Tagalog, City of Brimbank: 2.7% Maltese, City of Brimbank: 3.3% Italian, City of Brimbank: 3.2% Spanish, City of Brimbank: 1.6% Turkish, City of Brimbank: 1.5% Macedonian, City of Brimbank: 2.9% Cantonese, City of Brimbank: 2.4% Arabic, City of Brimbank: 2.3% Greek, City of Brimbank: 3.2% Vietnamese, Deer Park: 10.0% Filipino/Tagalog, Deer Park: 4.4% Maltese, Deer Park: 3.5% Italian, Deer Park: 2.9% Spanish, Deer Park: 2.4% Turkish, Deer Park: 2.1% Macedonian, Deer Park: 2.0% Cantonese, Deer Park: 2.0% Arabic, Deer Park: 1.8% Greek, Deer Park: 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, Deer Park: +493 Filipino/Tagalog, Deer Park: +372 Maltese, Deer Park: +19 Italian, Deer Park: -30 Spanish, Deer Park: +70 Turkish, Deer Park: +54 Macedonian, Deer Park: -40 Cantonese, Deer Park: +121 Arabic, Deer Park: +85 Greek, Deer Park: -2
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 Deer Park in 2011 compared to City of Brimbank 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, 40.8% of the population spoke English only, and 51.7% 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 Deer Park was Vietnamese, with 10.0% of the population, or 1,642 people speaking this language at home.

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

  • A larger percentage speaking Filipino/Tagalog at home (4.4% compared to 2.7%)
  • A smaller percentage speaking Vietnamese at home (10.0% compared to 14.2%)
  • A smaller percentage speaking Greek at home (1.8% compared to 3.2%)
  • A smaller percentage speaking Croatian at home (1.2% compared to 2.2%)

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011, the number of people who spoke a language other than English at home increased by 2,726 or 47.6%, and the number of people who spoke English only increased by 884 or 15.3%.

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

  • Vietnamese (+493 persons)
  • Filipino/Tagalog (+372 persons)
  • Mandarin (+249 persons)
  • Punjabi (+227 persons)

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