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Cranbourne North

Language spoken at home

In Cranbourne North, 25% of people spoke a language other than English at home in 2011.

Cranbourne North'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.

Cranbourne North'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
Cranbourne North - (Usual residence)20112006Change
Language (excludes English)Number%City of Casey %Number%City of Casey %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idPersian/Dari3332.32.2330.30.9+300
map this data in atlas.idSinhalese3012.12.3920.91.5+209
Filipino/Tagalog
2541.71.1280.30.8+226
Spanish
2061.41.31251.31.4+81
Hindi
1691.21.3480.50.9+121
Punjabi
1581.11.0270.30.4+131
Mandarin
1451.01.3260.30.9+119
Italian
1370.91.11171.21.3+20
Malayalam
1320.90.630.00.1+129
French
1290.90.9530.50.8+76
Tamil
1090.70.9160.20.5+93
map this data in atlas.idArabic1060.71.4180.21.2+88
Urdu
920.60.4190.20.2+73
Croatian
720.50.6440.50.7+28
Serbian
720.51.0250.31.0+47
Greek
710.50.9420.41.0+29
Samoan
630.40.7330.30.5+30
Khmer
610.40.7490.50.6+13
Romanian
600.40.7130.10.7+47
Polish
580.40.6290.30.7+29
Thai
450.30.170.10.1+38
Nuer
390.30.100.00.1+39
Nepali
350.20.100.00.0+35
Kannada
350.20.200.00.1+35
Telugu
340.20.280.10.1+26
Indonesian
330.20.330.00.2+30
Vietnamese
320.20.7120.10.6+20
Bosnian
310.20.200.00.2+31
Turkish
310.20.650.10.6+26
Cantonese
300.20.6160.20.5+14
Hungarian
280.20.4250.30.5+3
Russian
280.20.3190.20.2+9
Portuguese
260.20.190.10.1+17
Dutch
240.20.2140.10.3+10
Pashto
240.20.420.00.2+22
Non-verbal so described
230.20.290.10.2+14
Bengali
230.20.100.00.1+23
Marathi
220.20.100.00.0+22
Shona
210.10.100.00.0+21
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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
Cranbourne North - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Language summaryNumber%City of Casey %Number%City of Casey %2006 to 2011
Speaks English only10,28170.566.58,22684.971.5+2,055
Non-English total3,69925.429.91,15611.923.7+2,543
Not stated5984.13.63103.24.7+288

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 Persian/Dari, City of Casey: 2.2% Sinhalese, City of Casey: 2.3% Filipino/Tagalog, City of Casey: 1.1% Spanish, City of Casey: 1.3% Hindi, City of Casey: 1.3% Punjabi, City of Casey: 1.0% Mandarin, City of Casey: 1.3% Italian, City of Casey: 1.1% Malayalam, City of Casey: 0.6% French, City of Casey: 0.9% Persian/Dari, Cranbourne North: 2.3% Sinhalese, Cranbourne North: 2.1% Filipino/Tagalog, Cranbourne North: 1.7% Spanish, Cranbourne North: 1.4% Hindi, Cranbourne North: 1.2% Punjabi, Cranbourne North: 1.1% Mandarin, Cranbourne North: 1.0% Italian, Cranbourne North: 0.9% Malayalam, Cranbourne North: 0.9% French, Cranbourne North: 0.9%
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 Persian/Dari, Cranbourne North: +300 Sinhalese, Cranbourne North: +209 Filipino/Tagalog, Cranbourne North: +226 Spanish, Cranbourne North: +81 Hindi, Cranbourne North: +121 Punjabi, Cranbourne North: +131 Mandarin, Cranbourne North: +119 Italian, Cranbourne North: +20 Malayalam, Cranbourne North: +129 French, Cranbourne North: +76
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 Cranbourne North 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, 70.5% of the population spoke English only, and 25.4% 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 Cranbourne North was Persian/Dari, with 2.3% of the population, or 333 people speaking this language at home.

There were no major differences between Cranbourne North and City of Casey in 2011.

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011, the number of people who spoke a language other than English at home increased by 2,543 or 220.0%, and the number of people who spoke English only increased by 2,055 or 25.0%.

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

  • Persian/Dari (+300 persons)
  • Filipino/Tagalog (+226 persons)
  • Sinhalese (+209 persons)
  • Punjabi (+131 persons)

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