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Doveton - Eumemmerring

Language spoken at home

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In Doveton - Eumemmerring, 54% of people spoke a language other than English at home in 2016.

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.

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
Doveton - Eumemmerring - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Language (excludes English)Number%City of Casey %Number%City of Casey %2011 to 2016
map this data in atlas.idPersian/Dari1,35212.23.94023.92.2+950
Serbian
5244.70.94964.81.0+28
Tamil
4954.51.42462.40.9+249
map this data in atlas.idArabic2832.51.52462.41.4+37
Vietnamese
2612.30.72142.10.7+47
map this data in atlas.idSinhalese2302.13.02322.32.3-2
Punjabi
2131.92.21091.11.0+104
Mandarin
1721.51.91351.31.3+37
Filipino/Tagalog
1551.41.31421.41.1+13
Hindi
1261.11.61291.31.3-3
Samoan
1211.10.91751.70.7-54
Malayalam
1201.11.0981.00.6+22
Urdu
1171.10.6710.70.4+46
Spanish
1111.01.11231.21.3-12
Greek
980.90.81111.10.9-13
Khmer
810.70.8960.90.7-15
Cantonese
810.70.6660.60.6+15
Turkish
780.70.51021.00.6-24
Albanian
740.70.2890.90.2-15
Polish
740.70.51081.10.6-34
Croatian
730.70.4860.80.6-13
French
690.60.71271.20.9-58
Italian
560.50.9620.61.1-6
Hungarian
550.50.4900.90.4-35
Pashto
550.50.5210.20.4+34
Romanian
530.50.6510.50.7+2
Bosnian
520.50.2620.60.2-10
Nuer
500.50.2580.60.1-8
Macedonian
390.40.1410.40.2-2
Burmese
380.30.1120.10.0+26
Somali
350.30.0120.10.0+23
Tongan
320.30.1180.20.0+14
German
320.30.2350.30.3-3
Indonesian
300.30.3200.20.3+10
Telugu
300.30.3210.20.2+9
Russian
290.30.2510.50.3-22
Kannada
260.20.2370.40.2-11
Dinka
250.20.1230.20.0+2
Maltese
190.20.1250.20.1-6
Kurdish
160.10.060.10.0+10
Bengali
130.10.2230.20.1-10
Non-verbal so described
120.10.2330.30.2-21
Gujarati
120.10.430.00.1+9
Swahili
120.10.170.10.0+5
Serbo-Croatian Yugoslavian, so described
120.10.1150.10.1-3
Māori (Cook Island)
110.10.1100.10.1+1
Assyrian/Aramaic
110.10.160.10.1+5
Dutch
100.10.2220.20.2-12
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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)20162011Change
Language summaryNumber%City of Casey %Number%City of Casey %2011 to 2016
Speaks English only
4,35039.259.24,87447.666.5-524
map this data in atlas.idNon-English total5,96353.735.84,63845.329.9+1,325
Not stated
7957.24.97227.13.6+73

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 Persian/Dari, City of Casey: 3.9% Serbian, City of Casey: 0.9% Tamil, City of Casey: 1.4% Arabic, City of Casey: 1.5% Vietnamese, City of Casey: 0.7% Sinhalese, City of Casey: 3.0% Punjabi, City of Casey: 2.2% Mandarin, City of Casey: 1.9% Filipino/Tagalog, City of Casey: 1.3% Hindi, City of Casey: 1.6% Persian/Dari, Doveton - Eumemmerring: 12.2% Serbian, Doveton - Eumemmerring: 4.7% Tamil, Doveton - Eumemmerring: 4.5% Arabic, Doveton - Eumemmerring: 2.5% Vietnamese, Doveton - Eumemmerring: 2.3% Sinhalese, Doveton - Eumemmerring: 2.1% Punjabi, Doveton - Eumemmerring: 1.9% Mandarin, Doveton - Eumemmerring: 1.5% Filipino/Tagalog, Doveton - Eumemmerring: 1.4% Hindi, Doveton - Eumemmerring: 1.1%
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 Persian/Dari, Doveton - Eumemmerring: +950 Serbian, Doveton - Eumemmerring: +28 Tamil, Doveton - Eumemmerring: +249 Arabic, Doveton - Eumemmerring: +37 Vietnamese, Doveton - Eumemmerring: +47 Sinhalese, Doveton - Eumemmerring: -2 Punjabi, Doveton - Eumemmerring: +104 Mandarin, Doveton - Eumemmerring: +37 Filipino/Tagalog, Doveton - Eumemmerring: +13 Hindi, Doveton - Eumemmerring: -3
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 Doveton - Eumemmerring in 2016 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, 39.2% of the population spoke English only, and 53.7% spoke a non-English language, compared with 59.2% and 35.8% respectively for the City of Casey.

The dominant language spoken at home, other than English, in Doveton - Eumemmerring was Persian/Dari, with 12.2% of the population, or 1,352 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 2016 were:

  • A larger percentage speaking Persian/Dari at home (12.2% compared to 3.9%)
  • A larger percentage speaking Serbian at home (4.7% compared to 0.9%)
  • A larger percentage speaking Tamil at home (4.5% compared to 1.4%)
  • A larger percentage speaking Vietnamese at home (2.3% compared to 0.7%)

Emerging groups

Between 2011 and 2016, the number of people who spoke a language other than English at home increased by 1,325 or 28.6%, and the number of people who spoke English only decreased by 524 or 10.8%.

The largest changes in the spoken languages of the population in Doveton - Eumemmerring between 2011 and 2016 were for those speaking:

  • Persian/Dari (+950 persons)
  • Tamil (+249 persons)
  • Punjabi (+104 persons)
  • French (-58 persons)

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