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Taylors Lakes - Calder Park

Language spoken at home

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In Taylors Lakes - Calder Park, 40% of people spoke a language other than English at home in 2016.

Taylors Lakes - Calder 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.

Taylors Lakes - Calder 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.

Please note: Due to changes in ABS rules around perturbation and additivity of data to protect the confidentiality of individuals in 2016, counts of individual language groups and totals derived from them may differ slightly from those published by the ABS. For more information see notes on data confidentiality.

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
Taylors Lakes - Calder Park - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Language (excludes English)Number%City of Brimbank %Number%City of Brimbank %2011 to 2016
map this data in atlas.idItalian8205.42.59205.73.2-100
Greek
7124.72.77374.63.2-25
Macedonian
5883.82.47034.42.9-114
Arabic
5713.72.25443.42.3+26
Croatian
4773.11.85123.22.2-35
map this data in atlas.idVietnamese3862.516.23742.314.2+13
map this data in atlas.idMaltese3402.22.63922.43.3-51
Cantonese
2121.42.12771.72.4-65
Punjabi
1991.32.92051.32.3-6
Turkish
1981.31.22551.61.5-57
Hindi
1801.21.21831.11.0-3
Filipino/Tagalog
1741.12.72001.22.7-26
Mandarin
1711.11.51210.81.1+49
Spanish
1380.91.51270.81.6+11
Serbian
1150.80.8960.61.0+19
Sinhalese
1000.70.5960.60.5+4
Polish
760.50.71070.70.9-31
Albanian
750.50.5550.30.5+20
Hakka
560.40.5500.30.6+7
Urdu
560.40.7480.30.5+8
Tamil
370.20.7450.30.3-8
Romanian
330.20.1490.30.2-16
Bosnian
320.20.5470.30.7-15
Assyrian/Aramaic
310.20.2350.20.1-4
French
290.20.1190.10.1+10
Slovene
220.10.1250.20.1-4
Samoan
210.10.8150.10.5+6
German
200.10.2430.30.3-22
Portuguese
200.10.2240.20.2-4
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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
Taylors Lakes - Calder Park - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Language summaryNumber%City of Brimbank %Number%City of Brimbank %2011 to 2016
Speaks English only
8,52655.735.78,96855.837.9-442
map this data in atlas.idNon-English total6,18440.458.46,65541.456.2-472
Not stated
5843.85.94382.75.9+146

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Language spoken at home, 2016
Language spoken at home, 2016 Italian, City of Brimbank: 2.5% Greek, City of Brimbank: 2.7% Macedonian, City of Brimbank: 2.4% Arabic, City of Brimbank: 2.2% Croatian, City of Brimbank: 1.8% Vietnamese, City of Brimbank: 16.2% Maltese, City of Brimbank: 2.6% Cantonese, City of Brimbank: 2.1% Punjabi, City of Brimbank: 2.9% Turkish, City of Brimbank: 1.2% Italian, Taylors Lakes - Calder Park: 5.4% Greek, Taylors Lakes - Calder Park: 4.7% Macedonian, Taylors Lakes - Calder Park: 3.8% Arabic, Taylors Lakes - Calder Park: 3.7% Croatian, Taylors Lakes - Calder Park: 3.1% Vietnamese, Taylors Lakes - Calder Park: 2.5% Maltese, Taylors Lakes - Calder Park: 2.2% Cantonese, Taylors Lakes - Calder Park: 1.4% Punjabi, Taylors Lakes - Calder Park: 1.3% Turkish, Taylors Lakes - Calder Park: 1.3%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in language spoken at home, 2011 to 2016
Change in language spoken at home, 2011 to 2016 Italian, Taylors Lakes - Calder Park: -100 Greek, Taylors Lakes - Calder Park: -25 Macedonian, Taylors Lakes - Calder Park: -114 Arabic, Taylors Lakes - Calder Park: +26 Croatian, Taylors Lakes - Calder Park: -35 Vietnamese, Taylors Lakes - Calder Park: +13 Maltese, Taylors Lakes - Calder Park: -51 Cantonese, Taylors Lakes - Calder Park: -65 Punjabi, Taylors Lakes - Calder Park: -6 Turkish, Taylors Lakes - Calder Park: -57
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 and 2016 (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 Taylors Lakes - Calder Park in 2016 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, 55.7% of the population spoke English only, and 40.4% spoke a non-English language, compared with 35.7% and 58.4% respectively for City of Brimbank.

The dominant language spoken at home, other than English, in Taylors Lakes - Calder Park was Italian, with 5.4% of the population, or 820 people speaking this language at home.

The major differences between the languages spoken at home for the population of Taylors Lakes - Calder Park and City of Brimbank in 2016 were:

  • A larger percentage speaking Italian at home (5.4% compared to 2.5%)
  • A larger percentage speaking Greek at home (4.7% compared to 2.7%)
  • A smaller percentage speaking Vietnamese at home (2.5% compared to 16.2%)
  • A smaller percentage speaking Punjabi at home (1.3% compared to 2.9%)

Emerging groups

Between 2011 and 2016, the number of people who spoke a language other than English at home decreased by 471 or 7.1%, and the number of people who spoke English only decreased by 442 or 4.9%.

The largest changes in the spoken languages of the population in Taylors Lakes - Calder Park between 2011 and 2016 were for those speaking:

  • Macedonian (-114 persons)
  • Italian (-100 persons)
  • Cantonese (-65 persons)
  • Turkish (-57 persons)

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