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Deer Park District

Language spoken at home

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

Deer Park District'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 District'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 District - (Usual residence)20112006Change
Language (excludes English)Number%City of Brimbank %Number%City of Brimbank %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idVietnamese5,49815.214.23,55814.112.6+1,940
Filipino/Tagalog
1,9715.42.71,1494.52.3+822
Cantonese
1,0132.82.46422.52.4+371
map this data in atlas.idMaltese1,0002.83.39483.74.0+52
Macedonian
8922.52.98313.33.5+61
Spanish
7822.21.66782.71.9+104
map this data in atlas.idItalian7422.03.27302.93.8+12
Arabic
6751.92.34651.82.2+210
Turkish
6531.81.55272.11.8+126
Greek
6371.83.25932.33.7+44
Mandarin
5591.51.11500.60.7+409
Punjabi
5481.52.3740.30.6+474
Croatian
4661.32.24321.72.7+34
Bosnian
4511.20.73711.50.8+80
Hindi
3801.01.01300.50.6+250
Serbian
3661.01.02791.11.2+87
Samoan
3090.90.51390.50.3+170
Hakka
2700.70.61770.70.6+93
Urdu
2510.70.5810.30.2+170
Sinhalese
2480.70.51130.40.4+135
Polish
2390.70.92160.91.2+23
Dinka
2010.60.6660.30.5+135
Amharic
1960.50.3560.20.2+140
Albanian
1660.50.5870.30.6+79
Tongan
1440.40.2630.20.2+81
Lao
1420.40.2860.30.2+56
Indonesian
1220.30.2200.10.1+102
Tamil
1050.30.3460.20.2+59
Portuguese
1000.30.2970.40.2+3
Thai
950.30.1350.10.1+60
Bengali
860.20.3210.10.1+65
Persian/Dari
800.20.1600.20.1+20
Non-verbal so described
780.20.2540.20.2+24
Malayalam
680.20.2160.10.1+52
Gujarati
590.20.100.00.0+59
Tigrinya
580.20.1--------
German
540.10.3530.20.4+1
Romanian
510.10.2360.10.2+15
Māori (Cook Island)
510.10.0140.10.0+37
French
500.10.1250.10.1+25
Telugu
500.10.260.00.1+44
Ukrainian
480.10.2290.10.3+19
Swahili
440.10.140.00.0+40
Nepali
420.10.200.00.0+42
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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 District - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Language summaryNumber%City of Brimbank %Number%City of Brimbank %2006 to 2011
Speaks English only12,98535.837.910,07039.840.7+2,915
Non-English total20,93457.856.213,68454.153.7+7,250
Not stated2,3106.45.91,5486.15.5+762

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% Maltese, City of Brimbank: 3.3% Macedonian, City of Brimbank: 2.9% Spanish, City of Brimbank: 1.6% Italian, City of Brimbank: 3.2% Arabic, City of Brimbank: 2.3% Turkish, City of Brimbank: 1.5% Greek, City of Brimbank: 3.2% Vietnamese, Deer Park District: 15.2% Filipino/Tagalog, Deer Park District: 5.4% Cantonese, Deer Park District: 2.8% Maltese, Deer Park District: 2.8% Macedonian, Deer Park District: 2.5% Spanish, Deer Park District: 2.2% Italian, Deer Park District: 2.0% Arabic, Deer Park District: 1.9% Turkish, Deer Park District: 1.8% Greek, Deer Park District: 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 District: +1,940 Filipino/Tagalog, Deer Park District: +822 Cantonese, Deer Park District: +371 Maltese, Deer Park District: +52 Macedonian, Deer Park District: +61 Spanish, Deer Park District: +104 Italian, Deer Park District: +12 Arabic, Deer Park District: +210 Turkish, Deer Park District: +126 Greek, Deer Park District: +44
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 District 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, 35.8% of the population spoke English only, and 57.8% 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 District was Vietnamese, with 15.2% of the population, or 5,498 people speaking this language at home.

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

  • A larger percentage speaking Filipino/Tagalog at home (5.4% compared to 2.7%)
  • A smaller percentage speaking Greek at home (1.8% compared to 3.2%)
  • A smaller percentage speaking Italian at home (2.0% compared to 3.2%)

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011, the number of people who spoke a language other than English at home increased by 7,250 or 53.0%, and the number of people who spoke English only increased by 2,915 or 28.9%.

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

  • Vietnamese (+1,940 persons)
  • Filipino/Tagalog (+822 persons)
  • Punjabi (+474 persons)
  • Mandarin (+409 persons)

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