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Clyde North - Clyde Growth Area

Proficiency in English

In Clyde North - Clyde Growth Area, 24 people who were able to speak another language in 2011, reported difficulty speaking English.

Proficiency in English measures the self-assessed proficiency in spoken English of people who speak a language other than English at home. The data, when viewed with other ethnic and cultural indicators, such as Ancestry, Country of Birth, Language Spoken at Home and Religion, reflects Clyde North - Clyde Growth Area's ethnic composition and how long the overseas born have been in Australia. This helps service providers determine whether they need to communicate with the local population in languages other than English.

Derived from the Census question:

'How well does the person speak English?'

Total population

Proficiency in English
Clyde North - Clyde Growth Area - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
English proficiencyNumber%City of Casey %Number%City of Casey %2006 to 2011
Speaks English only82583.466.586584.171.6-40
Speaks another language, and English well or very well10410.525.4706.820.2+35
Speaks another language, and English not well or not at all242.44.580.83.6+16
Not stated363.63.6868.44.7-51

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2006 and 2011. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Proficiency in English, 2011
Proficiency in English, 2011 Not stated, City of Casey: 3.6% Speaks another language, and English not well or not at all, City of Casey: 4.5% Speaks another language, and English well or very well, City of Casey: 25.4% Speaks English only, City of Casey: 66.5% Not stated, Clyde North - Clyde Growth Area: 3.6% Speaks another language, and English not well or not at all, Clyde North - Clyde Growth Area: 2.4% Speaks another language, and English well or very well, Clyde North - Clyde Growth Area: 10.5% Speaks English only, Clyde North - Clyde Growth Area: 83.4%
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 Proficiency in English, 2006 to 2011
Change in Proficiency in English, 2006 to 2011 Not stated, Clyde North - Clyde Growth Area: -51 Speaks another language, and English not well or not at all, Clyde North - Clyde Growth Area: +16 Speaks another language, and English well or very well, Clyde North - Clyde Growth Area: +35 Speaks English only, Clyde North - Clyde Growth Area: -40
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 proficiency in English data of the population in Clyde North - Clyde Growth Area in 2011 compared to the City of Casey shows that there was a higher proportion of people who spoke English only, and a lower proportion of people who spoke another language and English not well or not at all.

Overall, 83.4% of people spoke English only, and 2.4% spoke another language and English not well or not at all, compared with 66.5% and 4.5% respectively for the City of Casey.

Emerging groups

There were no major differences in Clyde North - Clyde Growth Area between 2006 and 2011.

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