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Language spoken at home

In Casey Farm, 12% of people spoke a language other than English at home in 2011.

Casey Farm'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.

Casey Farm'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
Casey Farm - (Usual residence)20112006Change
Language (excludes English)Number%City of Casey %Number%City of Casey %2006 to 2011
Greek563.30.9533.11.0+3
Italian342.01.1392.31.3-5

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
Casey Farm - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Language summaryNumber%City of Casey %Number%City of Casey %2006 to 2011
Speaks English only1,48485.866.51,40982.171.5+75
Non-English total20311.729.920912.223.7-6
Not stated422.43.6995.84.7-57

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, Casey Farm: 3.3% Italian, Casey Farm: 2.0%
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, Casey Farm: +3 Italian, Casey Farm: -5
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 Casey Farm 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, 85.8% of the population spoke English only, and 11.7% 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 Casey Farm was Greek, with 3.3% of the population, or 56 people speaking this language at home.

The major difference between the languages spoken at home for the population of Casey Farm and the City of Casey in 2011 was:

  • A larger percentage speaking Greek at home (3.3% compared to 0.9%)

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011, the number of people who spoke a language other than English at home decreased by 6 or 2.9%, and the number of people who spoke English only increased by 75 or 5.3%.

There were no major differences in Casey Farm between 2006 and 2011.

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