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Pearcedale

Language spoken at home

In Pearcedale, 5% of people spoke a language other than English at home in 2011.

Pearcedale'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.

Pearcedale'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
Pearcedale - (Usual residence)20112006Change
Language (excludes English)Number%City of Casey %Number%City of Casey %2006 to 2011
Greek401.10.9240.61.0+16
Italian240.71.1220.61.3+2

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
Pearcedale - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Language summaryNumber%City of Casey %Number%City of Casey %2006 to 2011
Speaks English only3,38592.966.53,44793.571.5-62
Non-English total1744.829.91534.123.7+21
Not stated852.33.6852.34.70

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 Greek, City of Casey: 0.9% Italian, City of Casey: 1.1% Greek, Pearcedale: 1.1% Italian, Pearcedale: 0.7%
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 Greek, Pearcedale: +16 Italian, Pearcedale: +2
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 Pearcedale 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, 92.9% of the population spoke English only, and 4.8% 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 Pearcedale was Greek, with 1.1% of the population, or 40 people speaking this language at home.

There were no major differences between Pearcedale 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 21 or 13.7%, and the number of people who spoke English only decreased by 62 or 1.8%.

There were no major differences in Pearcedale between 2006 and 2011.

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