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Endeavour Hills

Language spoken at home

In Endeavour Hills, 49% of people spoke a language other than English at home in 2011.

Endeavour Hills'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.

Endeavour Hills'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
Endeavour Hills - (Usual residence)20112006Change
Language (excludes English)Number%City of Casey %Number%City of Casey %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idArabic8653.51.48243.31.2+41
map this data in atlas.idSinhalese7373.02.36442.61.5+93
Mandarin
6712.71.36142.50.9+57
Greek
6432.60.96812.71.0-38
Serbian
6122.51.06022.41.0+10
map this data in atlas.idPersian/Dari5932.42.25602.20.9+33
Polish
4982.00.65572.20.7-59
Cantonese
4792.00.64691.90.5+10
Italian
4471.81.14902.01.3-43
Tamil
4021.60.92721.10.5+130
Croatian
4011.60.64121.60.7-11
Romanian
4001.60.74801.90.7-80
Spanish
3891.61.34521.81.4-63
Vietnamese
3861.60.73991.60.6-13
Turkish
3781.50.64311.70.6-53
Hindi
3641.51.33331.30.9+31
Malayalam
2611.10.61120.40.1+149
Hungarian
2411.00.42691.10.5-28
Filipino/Tagalog
2220.91.11880.80.8+34
Urdu
2090.90.42120.80.2-3
French
2020.80.92711.10.8-69
Pashto
1780.70.41620.60.2+16
Indonesian
1560.60.3940.40.2+62
Punjabi
1460.61.0730.30.4+73
Hakka
1370.60.31680.70.4-31
Khmer
1170.50.7920.40.6+25
Samoan
1050.40.7450.20.5+60
Albanian
990.40.2770.30.2+22
Bosnian
990.40.2650.30.2+34
Macedonian
980.40.2830.30.1+15
Russian
890.40.31020.40.2-13
Armenian
810.30.11090.40.1-28
Portuguese
720.30.1640.30.1+8
German
700.30.3860.30.3-16
Telugu
690.30.2400.20.1+29
Bengali
570.20.1150.10.1+42
Assyrian/Aramaic
550.20.1550.20.10
Dutch
420.20.2600.20.3-18
Min Nan (incl.Hokkien)
410.20.0380.20.0+3
Maltese
400.20.1400.20.10
Non-verbal so described
380.20.2450.20.2-7
Tongan
370.20.070.00.0+30
Serbo-Croatian Yugoslavian, so described
360.10.1510.20.1-15
Korean
350.10.170.00.0+28
Japanese
330.10.130.00.0+30
Afrikaans
330.10.2250.10.1+8
Marathi
280.10.1100.00.0+18
Thai
250.10.1230.10.1+2
Gujarati
250.10.1170.10.0+8
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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
Endeavour Hills - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Language summaryNumber%City of Casey %Number%City of Casey %2006 to 2011
Speaks English only11,72947.866.512,42849.771.5-699
Non-English total12,07149.229.911,59546.423.7+476
Not stated7593.13.69783.94.7-219

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 Arabic, City of Casey: 1.4% Sinhalese, City of Casey: 2.3% Mandarin, City of Casey: 1.3% Greek, City of Casey: 0.9% Serbian, City of Casey: 1.0% Persian/Dari, City of Casey: 2.2% Polish, City of Casey: 0.6% Cantonese, City of Casey: 0.6% Italian, City of Casey: 1.1% Tamil, City of Casey: 0.9% Arabic, Endeavour Hills: 3.5% Sinhalese, Endeavour Hills: 3.0% Mandarin, Endeavour Hills: 2.7% Greek, Endeavour Hills: 2.6% Serbian, Endeavour Hills: 2.5% Persian/Dari, Endeavour Hills: 2.4% Polish, Endeavour Hills: 2.0% Cantonese, Endeavour Hills: 2.0% Italian, Endeavour Hills: 1.8% Tamil, Endeavour Hills: 1.6%
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 Arabic, Endeavour Hills: +41 Sinhalese, Endeavour Hills: +93 Mandarin, Endeavour Hills: +57 Greek, Endeavour Hills: -38 Serbian, Endeavour Hills: +10 Persian/Dari, Endeavour Hills: +33 Polish, Endeavour Hills: -59 Cantonese, Endeavour Hills: +10 Italian, Endeavour Hills: -43 Tamil, Endeavour Hills: +130
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 Endeavour Hills 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, 47.8% of the population spoke English only, and 49.2% 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 Endeavour Hills was Arabic, with 3.5% of the population, or 865 people speaking this language at home.

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

  • A larger percentage speaking Arabic at home (3.5% compared to 1.4%)
  • A larger percentage speaking Greek at home (2.6% compared to 0.9%)
  • A larger percentage speaking Serbian at home (2.5% compared to 1.0%)
  • A larger percentage speaking Mandarin at home (2.7% compared to 1.3%)

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011, the number of people who spoke a language other than English at home increased by 476 or 4.1%, and the number of people who spoke English only decreased by 699 or 5.6%.

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

  • Malayalam (+149 persons)
  • Tamil (+130 persons)
  • Sinhalese (+93 persons)
  • Romanian (-80 persons)

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