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Taylors Ward

Language spoken at home

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In Taylors Ward, 46% of people spoke a language other than English at home in 2016.

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.

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 Ward - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Language (excludes English)Number%City of Brimbank %Number%City of Brimbank %2011 to 2016
map this data in atlas.idVietnamese2,2624.716.22,1064.214.2+155
map this data in atlas.idItalian1,9304.02.52,2414.53.2-311
Macedonian
1,8073.72.42,0874.22.9-281
Greek
1,7873.72.71,8903.83.2-103
Arabic
1,5543.22.21,5443.12.3+11
Croatian
1,4022.91.81,5783.22.2-177
Punjabi
1,3082.72.99722.02.3+336
Filipino/Tagalog
1,1752.42.71,1082.22.7+67
map this data in atlas.idMaltese1,1142.32.61,2872.63.3-173
Turkish
7541.61.29121.81.5-158
Spanish
6881.41.57001.41.6-12
Hindi
6241.31.25391.11.0+85
Cantonese
5761.22.16631.32.4-86
Mandarin
5081.01.54120.81.1+96
Serbian
4530.90.84280.91.0+26
Sinhalese
4520.90.54520.90.50
Hakka
4080.80.54731.00.6-65
Polish
3240.70.73950.80.9-71
Albanian
2710.60.52710.50.5+1
Urdu
2270.50.71670.30.5+60
Tamil
2030.40.72070.40.3-4
Samoan
1730.40.81110.20.5+62
Malayalam
1730.40.21430.30.2+30
Assyrian/Aramaic
1590.30.21430.30.1+16
Bosnian
1180.20.51500.30.7-32
Lao
1130.20.21230.20.2-10
Telugu
1130.20.3800.20.2+33
Dinka
870.20.4630.10.6+24
Ukrainian
820.20.2900.20.2-8
Persian/Dari
810.20.5470.10.1+34
German
750.20.21100.20.3-35
French
710.10.1860.20.1-15
Portuguese
690.10.2890.20.2-20
Romanian
680.10.1870.20.2-19
Indonesian
630.10.2710.10.2-8
Slovak
600.10.1420.10.1+18
Hungarian
570.10.1990.20.1-42
Bengali
560.10.3570.10.3-1
Russian
550.10.1580.10.1-3
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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
Taylors Ward - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Language summaryNumber%City of Brimbank %Number%City of Brimbank %2011 to 2016
Speaks English only
23,81049.035.724,71449.737.9-904
map this data in atlas.idNon-English total22,46646.258.423,04846.356.2-582
Not stated
2,3154.85.91,9904.05.9+325

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 Vietnamese, City of Brimbank: 16.2% Italian, City of Brimbank: 2.5% Macedonian, City of Brimbank: 2.4% Greek, City of Brimbank: 2.7% Arabic, City of Brimbank: 2.2% Croatian, City of Brimbank: 1.8% Punjabi, City of Brimbank: 2.9% Filipino/Tagalog, City of Brimbank: 2.7% Maltese, City of Brimbank: 2.6% Turkish, City of Brimbank: 1.2% Vietnamese, Taylors Ward: 4.7% Italian, Taylors Ward: 4.0% Macedonian, Taylors Ward: 3.7% Greek, Taylors Ward: 3.7% Arabic, Taylors Ward: 3.2% Croatian, Taylors Ward: 2.9% Punjabi, Taylors Ward: 2.7% Filipino/Tagalog, Taylors Ward: 2.4% Maltese, Taylors Ward: 2.3% Turkish, Taylors Ward: 1.6%
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 Vietnamese, Taylors Ward: +155 Italian, Taylors Ward: -311 Macedonian, Taylors Ward: -281 Greek, Taylors Ward: -103 Arabic, Taylors Ward: +11 Croatian, Taylors Ward: -177 Punjabi, Taylors Ward: +336 Filipino/Tagalog, Taylors Ward: +67 Maltese, Taylors Ward: -173 Turkish, Taylors Ward: -158
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 Ward 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, 49.0% of the population spoke English only, and 46.2% 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 Ward was Vietnamese, with 4.7% of the population, or 2,262 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 2016 were:

  • A larger percentage speaking Italian at home (4.0% compared to 2.5%)
  • A larger percentage speaking Macedonian at home (3.7% compared to 2.4%)
  • A larger percentage speaking Croatian at home (2.9% compared to 1.8%)
  • A smaller percentage speaking Vietnamese at home (4.7% compared to 16.2%)

Emerging groups

Between 2011 and 2016, the number of people who spoke a language other than English at home decreased by 582 or 2.5%, and the number of people who spoke English only decreased by 904 or 3.7%.

The largest changes in the spoken languages of the population in Taylors Ward between 2011 and 2016 were for those speaking:

  • Punjabi (+336 persons)
  • Italian (-311 persons)
  • Macedonian (-281 persons)
  • Croatian (-177 persons)

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