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Taylors Ward

Language spoken at home

In Taylors Ward, 46% of people spoke a language other than English at home in 2011.

Taylors Ward'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 Ward'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
Taylors Ward - (Usual residence)20112006Change
Language (excludes English)Number%City of Brimbank %Number%City of Brimbank %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idItalian2,2414.53.22,4484.93.8-207
map this data in atlas.idVietnamese2,1074.214.22,0724.112.6+35
Macedonian
2,0884.22.92,3164.63.5-229
Greek
1,8913.83.21,9343.93.7-44
Croatian
1,5793.22.21,8113.62.7-232
Arabic
1,5443.12.31,5333.12.2+11
map this data in atlas.idMaltese1,2872.63.31,4833.04.0-196
Filipino/Tagalog
1,1082.22.79771.92.3+131
Punjabi
9722.02.34370.90.6+535
Turkish
9121.81.51,1282.31.8-216
Spanish
7001.41.67441.51.9-44
Cantonese
6631.32.46621.32.4+1
Hindi
5391.11.03290.70.6+210
Hakka
4731.00.64821.00.6-9
Sinhalese
4520.90.53300.70.4+122
Serbian
4280.91.03990.81.2+29
Mandarin
4130.81.13490.70.7+63
Polish
3950.80.94781.01.2-83
Albanian
2710.50.53730.70.6-102
Tamil
2070.40.31910.40.2+16
Urdu
1670.30.51190.20.2+48
Bosnian
1500.30.71580.30.8-8
Assyrian/Aramaic
1430.30.11020.20.1+41
Malayalam
1430.30.2410.10.1+102
Lao
1230.20.21250.20.2-2
Samoan
1110.20.5610.10.3+50
German
1100.20.31150.20.4-5
Hungarian
990.20.1750.10.2+24
Ukrainian
900.20.2950.20.3-5
Portuguese
890.20.21190.20.2-30
Romanian
870.20.2930.20.2-6
French
860.20.1500.10.1+36
Non-verbal so described
810.20.2820.20.2-1
Telugu
800.20.2150.00.1+65
Indonesian
710.10.2500.10.1+21
Dinka
630.10.6370.10.5+26
Slovene
580.10.1520.10.1+6
Russian
580.10.1360.10.1+22
Bengali
570.10.3310.10.1+26
Gujarati
520.10.1370.10.0+15
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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 Ward - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Language summaryNumber%City of Brimbank %Number%City of Brimbank %2006 to 2011
Speaks English only24,71449.737.925,29450.540.7-580
Non-English total23,04846.356.222,82045.553.7+229
Not stated1,9904.05.92,0204.05.5-30

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 Italian, City of Brimbank: 3.2% Vietnamese, City of Brimbank: 14.2% Macedonian, City of Brimbank: 2.9% Greek, City of Brimbank: 3.2% Croatian, City of Brimbank: 2.2% Arabic, City of Brimbank: 2.3% Maltese, City of Brimbank: 3.3% Filipino/Tagalog, City of Brimbank: 2.7% Punjabi, City of Brimbank: 2.3% Turkish, City of Brimbank: 1.5% Italian, Taylors Ward: 4.5% Vietnamese, Taylors Ward: 4.2% Macedonian, Taylors Ward: 4.2% Greek, Taylors Ward: 3.8% Croatian, Taylors Ward: 3.2% Arabic, Taylors Ward: 3.1% Maltese, Taylors Ward: 2.6% Filipino/Tagalog, Taylors Ward: 2.2% Punjabi, Taylors Ward: 2.0% Turkish, Taylors Ward: 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 Italian, Taylors Ward: -207 Vietnamese, Taylors Ward: +35 Macedonian, Taylors Ward: -229 Greek, Taylors Ward: -44 Croatian, Taylors Ward: -232 Arabic, Taylors Ward: +11 Maltese, Taylors Ward: -196 Filipino/Tagalog, Taylors Ward: +131 Punjabi, Taylors Ward: +535 Turkish, Taylors Ward: -216
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 Taylors Ward 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, 49.7% of the population spoke English only, and 46.3% 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 Taylors Ward was Italian, with 4.5% of the population, or 2,241 people speaking this language at home.

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

  • A larger percentage speaking Italian at home (4.5% compared to 3.2%)
  • A larger percentage speaking Macedonian at home (4.2% compared to 2.9%)
  • A smaller percentage speaking Vietnamese at home (4.2% compared to 14.2%)
  • A smaller percentage speaking Cantonese at home (1.3% compared to 2.4%)

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011, the number of people who spoke a language other than English at home increased by 228 or 1.0%, and the number of people who spoke English only decreased by 580 or 2.3%.

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

  • Punjabi (+535 persons)
  • Croatian (-232 persons)
  • Macedonian (-229 persons)
  • Turkish (-216 persons)

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