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

Lynbrook'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.

Lynbrook'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
Lynbrook - (Usual residence)20112006Change
Language (excludes English)Number%City of Casey %Number%City of Casey %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idSinhalese2553.82.31212.71.5+134
Hindi
2503.71.3691.50.9+181
Mandarin
1912.81.3390.90.9+152
Khmer
1822.70.7861.90.6+96
map this data in atlas.idPersian/Dari1622.42.2380.80.9+124
Punjabi
1552.31.0200.40.4+135
Spanish
1472.21.31473.31.40
Tamil
1281.90.9611.40.5+67
Filipino/Tagalog
1191.81.1811.80.8+38
Turkish
1161.70.6521.20.6+64
Vietnamese
1041.50.7431.00.6+61
Malayalam
921.40.690.20.1+83
French
791.20.9441.00.8+35
Samoan
751.10.7471.00.5+28
Italian
620.91.1410.91.3+21
Hakka
620.90.3210.50.4+41
Albanian
600.90.2902.00.2-30
Greek
540.80.9451.01.0+9
map this data in atlas.idArabic500.71.4501.11.20
Lao
470.70.1270.60.1+20
Polish
400.60.6420.90.7-2
Russian
270.40.390.20.2+18
Cantonese
270.40.6150.30.5+12
Kannada
270.40.2100.20.1+17
Croatian
260.40.6240.50.7+2
Serbian
250.41.0300.71.0-5
Urdu
240.40.470.20.2+17
Telugu
230.30.290.20.1+14
Uygur
210.30.000.00.0+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
Lynbrook - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Language summaryNumber%City of Casey %Number%City of Casey %2006 to 2011
Speaks English only3,45551.166.52,74160.971.5+714
Non-English total3,04345.029.91,55634.623.7+1,487
Not stated2613.93.62014.54.7+60

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 Sinhalese, City of Casey: 2.3% Hindi, City of Casey: 1.3% Mandarin, City of Casey: 1.3% Khmer, City of Casey: 0.7% Persian/Dari, City of Casey: 2.2% Punjabi, City of Casey: 1.0% Spanish, City of Casey: 1.3% Tamil, City of Casey: 0.9% Filipino/Tagalog, City of Casey: 1.1% Turkish, City of Casey: 0.6% Sinhalese, Lynbrook: 3.8% Hindi, Lynbrook: 3.7% Mandarin, Lynbrook: 2.8% Khmer, Lynbrook: 2.7% Persian/Dari, Lynbrook: 2.4% Punjabi, Lynbrook: 2.3% Spanish, Lynbrook: 2.2% Tamil, Lynbrook: 1.9% Filipino/Tagalog, Lynbrook: 1.8% Turkish, Lynbrook: 1.7%
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 Sinhalese, Lynbrook: +134 Hindi, Lynbrook: +181 Mandarin, Lynbrook: +152 Khmer, Lynbrook: +96 Persian/Dari, Lynbrook: +124 Punjabi, Lynbrook: +135 Spanish, Lynbrook: 0 Tamil, Lynbrook: +67 Filipino/Tagalog, Lynbrook: +38 Turkish, Lynbrook: +64
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 Lynbrook 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, 51.1% of the population spoke English only, and 45.0% 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 Lynbrook was Sinhalese, with 3.8% of the population, or 255 people speaking this language at home.

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

  • A larger percentage speaking Hindi at home (3.7% compared to 1.3%)
  • A larger percentage speaking Khmer at home (2.7% compared to 0.7%)
  • A larger percentage speaking Mandarin at home (2.8% compared to 1.3%)
  • A larger percentage speaking Sinhalese at home (3.8% 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 1,487 or 95.6%, and the number of people who spoke English only increased by 714 or 26.0%.

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

  • Hindi (+181 persons)
  • Mandarin (+152 persons)
  • Punjabi (+135 persons)
  • Sinhalese (+134 persons)

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