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Casey Foothills

Language spoken at home

In Casey Foothills, 19% of people spoke a language other than English at home in 2011.

Casey Foothills'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.

Casey Foothills'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
Casey Foothills - (Usual residence)20112006Change
Language (excludes English)Number%City of Casey %Number%City of Casey %2006 to 2011
Italian
2662.81.12803.31.3-14
Romanian
1441.50.7991.20.7+45
Greek
1131.20.9931.11.0+20
Mandarin
1081.11.3550.70.9+52
Croatian
850.90.6640.80.7+21
map this data in atlas.idArabic780.81.4460.51.2+32
Serbian
780.81.0610.71.0+17
Russian
680.70.3600.70.2+8
map this data in atlas.idSinhalese540.62.3260.31.5+29
German
500.50.3560.70.3-6
Turkish
480.50.6200.20.6+28
Hindi
470.51.3210.30.9+26
Dutch
470.50.2410.50.3+6
Polish
450.50.6370.40.7+8
Cantonese
430.50.6310.40.5+12
Punjabi
430.51.0240.30.4+19
Pashto
290.30.480.10.2+21
Spanish
290.31.3310.41.4-2
Indonesian
260.30.3250.30.2+1
Vietnamese
230.20.790.10.6+14
French
220.20.9290.30.8-7
Albanian
210.20.2100.10.2+11
Armenian
200.20.170.10.1+13
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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
Casey Foothills - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Language summaryNumber%City of Casey %Number%City of Casey %2006 to 2011
Speaks English only7,36578.366.56,60678.971.5+759
Non-English total1,78419.029.91,34716.123.7+437
Not stated2562.73.64175.04.7-161

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 Casey: 1.1% Romanian, City of Casey: 0.7% Greek, City of Casey: 0.9% Mandarin, City of Casey: 1.3% Croatian, City of Casey: 0.6% Serbian, City of Casey: 1.0% Arabic, City of Casey: 1.4% Russian, City of Casey: 0.3% Sinhalese, City of Casey: 2.3% German, City of Casey: 0.3% Italian, Casey Foothills: 2.8% Romanian, Casey Foothills: 1.5% Greek, Casey Foothills: 1.2% Mandarin, Casey Foothills: 1.1% Croatian, Casey Foothills: 0.9% Serbian, Casey Foothills: 0.8% Arabic, Casey Foothills: 0.8% Russian, Casey Foothills: 0.7% Sinhalese, Casey Foothills: 0.6% German, Casey Foothills: 0.5%
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 Italian, Casey Foothills: -14 Romanian, Casey Foothills: +45 Greek, Casey Foothills: +20 Mandarin, Casey Foothills: +52 Croatian, Casey Foothills: +21 Serbian, Casey Foothills: +17 Arabic, Casey Foothills: +32 Russian, Casey Foothills: +8 Sinhalese, Casey Foothills: +29 German, Casey Foothills: -6
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 Casey Foothills in 2011 compared to the City of Casey 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, 78.3% of the population spoke English only, and 19.0% spoke a non-English language, compared with 66.5% and 29.9% respectively for the City of Casey.

The dominant language spoken at home, other than English, in Casey Foothills was Italian, with 2.8% of the population, or 266 people speaking this language at home.

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

  • A larger percentage speaking Italian at home (2.8% compared to 1.1%)
  • A smaller percentage speaking Sinhalese at home (0.6% compared to 2.3%)

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011, the number of people who spoke a language other than English at home increased by 437 or 32.4%, and the number of people who spoke English only increased by 759 or 11.5%.

The largest change in the spoken languages of the population in Casey Foothills between 2006 and 2011 was for those speaking:

  • Mandarin (+52 persons)

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