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Casey Growth Area

Language spoken at home

In Casey Growth Area, 22% of people spoke a language other than English at home in 2011.

Casey Growth Area'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 Growth Area'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 Growth Area - (Usual residence)20112006Change
Language (excludes English)Number%City of Casey %Number%City of Casey %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idSinhalese1972.62.300.01.5+197
Filipino/Tagalog
1512.01.160.20.8+145
Italian
771.01.1371.51.3+40
Punjabi
771.01.060.20.4+71
Spanish
741.01.310.01.4+73
Tamil
741.00.900.00.5+74
map this data in atlas.idArabic680.91.460.21.2+62
map this data in atlas.idPersian/Dari670.92.200.00.9+67
French
600.80.920.10.8+58
Hindi
560.71.310.00.9+55
Mandarin
500.71.370.30.9+43
Malayalam
410.50.600.00.1+41
Greek
380.50.9220.91.0+16
Afrikaans
350.50.200.00.1+35
German
330.40.320.10.3+32
Romanian
320.40.700.00.7+32
Khmer
280.40.790.40.6+19
Shona
260.30.100.00.0+26
Kannada
250.30.200.00.1+25
Serbian
230.31.0110.51.0+12
Vietnamese
220.30.720.10.6+20
Bengali
210.30.100.00.1+21
Croatian
210.30.600.00.7+21
Cantonese
210.30.620.10.5+19
Thai
210.30.100.00.1+21
Non-verbal so described
200.30.220.10.2+18
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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
Casey Growth Area - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Language summaryNumber%City of Casey %Number%City of Casey %2006 to 2011
Speaks English only5,54272.966.52,14486.871.5+3,398
Non-English total1,70622.429.91475.923.7+1,559
Not stated3594.73.61807.34.7+179

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% Filipino/Tagalog, City of Casey: 1.1% Punjabi, City of Casey: 1.0% Italian, City of Casey: 1.1% Tamil, City of Casey: 0.9% Spanish, City of Casey: 1.3% Arabic, City of Casey: 1.4% Persian/Dari, City of Casey: 2.2% French, City of Casey: 0.9% Hindi, City of Casey: 1.3% Sinhalese, Casey Growth Area: 2.6% Filipino/Tagalog, Casey Growth Area: 2.0% Punjabi, Casey Growth Area: 1.0% Italian, Casey Growth Area: 1.0% Tamil, Casey Growth Area: 1.0% Spanish, Casey Growth Area: 1.0% Arabic, Casey Growth Area: 0.9% Persian/Dari, Casey Growth Area: 0.9% French, Casey Growth Area: 0.8% Hindi, Casey Growth Area: 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 Sinhalese, Casey Growth Area: +197 Filipino/Tagalog, Casey Growth Area: +145 Punjabi, Casey Growth Area: +71 Italian, Casey Growth Area: +40 Tamil, Casey Growth Area: +74 Spanish, Casey Growth Area: +73 Arabic, Casey Growth Area: +62 Persian/Dari, Casey Growth Area: +67 French, Casey Growth Area: +58 Hindi, Casey Growth Area: +55
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 Growth Area 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, 72.9% of the population spoke English only, and 22.4% 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 Growth Area was Sinhalese, with 2.6% of the population, or 197 people speaking this language at home.

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

  • A smaller percentage speaking Persian/Dari at home (0.9% compared to 2.2%)

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011, the number of people who spoke a language other than English at home increased by 1,559 or 1060.5%, and the number of people who spoke English only increased by 3,398 or 158.5%.

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

  • Sinhalese (+197 persons)
  • Filipino/Tagalog (+145 persons)
  • Tamil (+74 persons)
  • Spanish (+73 persons)

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