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In Derrimut, 56% of people spoke a language other than English at home in 2011.

Derrimut'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.

Derrimut'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
Derrimut - (Usual residence)20112006Change
Language (excludes English)Number%City of Brimbank %Number%City of Brimbank %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idVietnamese71411.914.217811.812.6+536
Filipino/Tagalog
5008.42.715610.42.3+344
Cantonese
1542.62.4412.72.4+113
Mandarin
1322.21.140.30.7+128
Hindi
1151.91.0221.50.6+93
Arabic
1141.92.3211.42.2+93
Spanish
1121.91.6493.31.9+63
Macedonian
1111.92.9332.23.5+78
Greek
921.53.2221.53.7+70
Punjabi
921.52.340.30.6+88
Hakka
801.30.6342.30.6+46
map this data in atlas.idMaltese741.23.3332.24.0+41
Sinhalese
681.10.590.60.4+59
Indonesian
661.10.290.60.1+57
Amharic
611.00.380.50.2+53
Dinka
571.00.640.30.5+53
Urdu
540.90.530.20.2+51
Bosnian
530.90.7161.10.8+37
Croatian
530.92.2231.52.7+30
Samoan
510.90.570.50.3+44
Turkish
480.81.5130.91.8+35
Serbian
460.81.0120.81.2+34
map this data in atlas.idItalian450.83.2110.73.8+34
Thai
330.60.170.50.1+26
Tigrinya
320.50.1--------
Tamil
210.40.360.40.2+15
Tongan
200.30.250.30.2+15
Lao
200.30.2231.50.2-3
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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
Derrimut - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Language summaryNumber%City of Brimbank %Number%City of Brimbank %2006 to 2011
Speaks English only2,24137.437.958538.840.7+1,656
Non-English total3,37256.356.281754.253.7+2,555
Not stated3736.25.91046.95.5+269

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% Cantonese, City of Brimbank: 2.4% Mandarin, City of Brimbank: 1.1% Hindi, City of Brimbank: 1.0% Arabic, City of Brimbank: 2.3% Spanish, City of Brimbank: 1.6% Macedonian, City of Brimbank: 2.9% Punjabi, City of Brimbank: 2.3% Greek, City of Brimbank: 3.2% Vietnamese, Derrimut: 11.9% Filipino/Tagalog, Derrimut: 8.4% Cantonese, Derrimut: 2.6% Mandarin, Derrimut: 2.2% Hindi, Derrimut: 1.9% Arabic, Derrimut: 1.9% Spanish, Derrimut: 1.9% Macedonian, Derrimut: 1.9% Punjabi, Derrimut: 1.5% Greek, Derrimut: 1.5%
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, Derrimut: +536 Filipino/Tagalog, Derrimut: +344 Cantonese, Derrimut: +113 Mandarin, Derrimut: +128 Hindi, Derrimut: +93 Arabic, Derrimut: +93 Spanish, Derrimut: +63 Macedonian, Derrimut: +78 Punjabi, Derrimut: +88 Greek, Derrimut: +70
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 Derrimut in 2011 compared to City of Brimbank shows that there was a similar proportion of people who spoke English only, as well as a similar proportion of those speaking a non-English language (either exclusively, or in addition to English).

Overall, 37.4% of the population spoke English only, and 56.3% 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 Derrimut was Vietnamese, with 11.9% of the population, or 714 people speaking this language at home.

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

  • A larger percentage speaking Filipino/Tagalog at home (8.4% compared to 2.7%)
  • A smaller percentage speaking Italian at home (0.8% compared to 3.2%)
  • A smaller percentage speaking Vietnamese at home (11.9% compared to 14.2%)
  • A smaller percentage speaking Maltese at home (1.2% compared to 3.3%)

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011, the number of people who spoke a language other than English at home increased by 2,555 or 312.7%, and the number of people who spoke English only increased by 1,656 or 283.1%.

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

  • Vietnamese (+536 persons)
  • Filipino/Tagalog (+344 persons)
  • Mandarin (+128 persons)
  • Cantonese (+113 persons)

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