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Doveton - Eumemmerring

Language spoken at home

In Doveton - Eumemmerring, 45% of people spoke a language other than English at home in 2011.

Doveton - Eumemmerring'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.

Doveton - Eumemmerring'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
Doveton - Eumemmerring - (Usual residence)20112006Change
Language (excludes English)Number%City of Casey %Number%City of Casey %2006 to 2011
Serbian
4964.81.04284.61.0+68
map this data in atlas.idPersian/Dari4023.92.2590.60.9+343
map this data in atlas.idArabic2462.41.42022.21.2+44
Tamil
2462.40.9400.40.5+206
map this data in atlas.idSinhalese2322.32.31011.11.5+131
Vietnamese
2142.10.72172.30.6-3
Samoan
1751.70.7951.00.5+80
Filipino/Tagalog
1421.41.1921.00.8+50
Mandarin
1351.31.31181.30.9+17
Hindi
1291.31.31071.10.9+22
French
1271.20.91331.40.8-6
Spanish
1231.21.31431.51.4-20
Greek
1111.10.91231.31.0-12
Punjabi
1091.11.0200.20.4+89
Polish
1081.10.61251.30.7-17
Turkish
1021.00.61021.10.60
Malayalam
981.00.6230.20.1+75
Khmer
960.90.71041.10.6-8
Hungarian
900.90.4971.00.5-7
Albanian
890.90.2440.50.2+45
Croatian
860.80.6991.10.7-13
Urdu
710.70.4400.40.2+31
Cantonese
660.60.6630.70.5+3
Italian
620.61.1690.71.3-7
Bosnian
620.60.2870.90.2-25
Nuer
580.60.1430.50.1+15
Romanian
510.50.71021.10.7-51
Russian
510.50.3220.20.2+29
Macedonian
410.40.2250.30.1+16
Kannada
370.40.250.10.1+32
German
350.30.3610.70.3-26
Non-verbal so described
330.30.260.10.2+27
Maltese
250.20.1220.20.1+3
Dinka
230.20.030.00.0+20
Bengali
230.20.1150.20.1+8
Dutch
220.20.2370.40.3-15
Pashto
210.20.4150.20.2+6
Telugu
210.20.200.00.1+21
Indonesian
200.20.380.10.2+12
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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
Doveton - Eumemmerring - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Language summaryNumber%City of Casey %Number%City of Casey %2006 to 2011
Speaks English only4,87447.666.55,29656.871.5-422
Non-English total4,63845.329.93,47237.223.7+1,166
Not stated7227.13.65646.04.7+158

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 Serbian, City of Casey: 1.0% Persian/Dari, City of Casey: 2.2% Tamil, City of Casey: 0.9% Arabic, City of Casey: 1.4% Sinhalese, City of Casey: 2.3% Vietnamese, City of Casey: 0.7% Samoan, City of Casey: 0.7% Filipino/Tagalog, City of Casey: 1.1% Mandarin, City of Casey: 1.3% Hindi, City of Casey: 1.3% Serbian, Doveton - Eumemmerring: 4.8% Persian/Dari, Doveton - Eumemmerring: 3.9% Tamil, Doveton - Eumemmerring: 2.4% Arabic, Doveton - Eumemmerring: 2.4% Sinhalese, Doveton - Eumemmerring: 2.3% Vietnamese, Doveton - Eumemmerring: 2.1% Samoan, Doveton - Eumemmerring: 1.7% Filipino/Tagalog, Doveton - Eumemmerring: 1.4% Mandarin, Doveton - Eumemmerring: 1.3% Hindi, Doveton - Eumemmerring: 1.3%
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 Serbian, Doveton - Eumemmerring: +68 Persian/Dari, Doveton - Eumemmerring: +343 Tamil, Doveton - Eumemmerring: +206 Arabic, Doveton - Eumemmerring: +44 Sinhalese, Doveton - Eumemmerring: +131 Vietnamese, Doveton - Eumemmerring: -3 Samoan, Doveton - Eumemmerring: +80 Filipino/Tagalog, Doveton - Eumemmerring: +50 Mandarin, Doveton - Eumemmerring: +17 Hindi, Doveton - Eumemmerring: +22
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 Doveton - Eumemmerring in 2011 compared to the City of Casey 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, 47.6% of the population spoke English only, and 45.3% 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 Doveton - Eumemmerring was Serbian, with 4.8% of the population, or 496 people speaking this language at home.

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

  • A larger percentage speaking Serbian at home (4.8% compared to 1.0%)
  • A larger percentage speaking Persian/Dari at home (3.9% compared to 2.2%)
  • A larger percentage speaking Tamil at home (2.4% compared to 0.9%)
  • A larger percentage speaking Vietnamese at home (2.1% compared to 0.7%)

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011, the number of people who spoke a language other than English at home increased by 1,166 or 33.6%, and the number of people who spoke English only decreased by 422 or 8.0%.

The largest changes in the spoken languages of the population in Doveton - Eumemmerring between 2006 and 2011 were for those speaking:

  • Persian/Dari (+343 persons)
  • Tamil (+206 persons)
  • Sinhalese (+131 persons)
  • Punjabi (+89 persons)

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