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Brompton and District

Language spoken at home

In Brompton and District, 28% of people spoke a language other than English at home in 2011.

Brompton and District'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.

Brompton and District'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
Brompton and District - (Usual residence)20112006Change
Language (excludes English)Number%City of Charles Sturt %Number%City of Charles Sturt %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idGreek2556.14.52446.64.8+11
Vietnamese
1142.72.4812.22.4+33
Mandarin
1092.60.9441.20.6+65
map this data in atlas.idItalian761.86.0882.46.8-12
Cantonese
541.30.8401.10.7+14
Arabic
330.80.740.10.6+29
Khmer
280.70.2250.70.2+3
Ukrainian
280.70.3130.40.4+15
Polish
260.60.8451.21.0-19
Croatian
250.60.6210.60.7+4
Persian/Dari
230.50.3110.30.3+12
Spanish
210.50.3110.30.2+10
German
210.50.5150.40.5+6
Serbian
200.51.3230.61.4-3
Hindi
200.50.3100.30.1+10
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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
Brompton and District - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Language summaryNumber%City of Charles Sturt %Number%City of Charles Sturt %2006 to 2011
Speaks English only2,84467.669.32,61070.370.4+234
Non-English total1,16527.726.989424.125.2+271
Not stated2014.83.82105.74.4-9

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 Charles Sturt: 4.5% Vietnamese, City of Charles Sturt: 2.4% Mandarin, City of Charles Sturt: 0.9% Italian, City of Charles Sturt: 6.0% Cantonese, City of Charles Sturt: 0.8% Arabic, City of Charles Sturt: 0.7% Ukrainian, City of Charles Sturt: 0.3% Khmer, City of Charles Sturt: 0.2% Polish, City of Charles Sturt: 0.8% Croatian, City of Charles Sturt: 0.6% Greek, Brompton and District: 6.1% Vietnamese, Brompton and District: 2.7% Mandarin, Brompton and District: 2.6% Italian, Brompton and District: 1.8% Cantonese, Brompton and District: 1.3% Arabic, Brompton and District: 0.8% Ukrainian, Brompton and District: 0.7% Khmer, Brompton and District: 0.7% Polish, Brompton and District: 0.6% Croatian, Brompton and District: 0.6%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 (Usual residence data)
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Change in language spoken at home, 2006 to 2011
Change in language spoken at home, 2006 to 2011 Greek, Brompton and District: +11 Vietnamese, Brompton and District: +33 Mandarin, Brompton and District: +65 Italian, Brompton and District: -12 Cantonese, Brompton and District: +14 Arabic, Brompton and District: +29 Ukrainian, Brompton and District: +15 Khmer, Brompton and District: +3 Polish, Brompton and District: -19 Croatian, Brompton and District: +4
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 Brompton and District in 2011 compared to the City of Charles Sturt 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, 67.6% of the population spoke English only, and 27.7% spoke a non-English language, compared with 69.3% and 26.9% respectively for the City of Charles Sturt.

The dominant language spoken at home, other than English, in Brompton and District was Greek, with 6.1% of the population, or 255 people speaking this language at home.

The major differences between the languages spoken at home for the population of Brompton and District and the City of Charles Sturt in 2011 were:

  • A larger percentage speaking Mandarin at home (2.6% compared to 0.9%)
  • A larger percentage speaking Greek at home (6.1% compared to 4.5%)
  • A smaller percentage speaking Italian at home (1.8% compared to 6.0%)

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011, the number of people who spoke a language other than English at home increased by 271 or 30.3%, and the number of people who spoke English only increased by 234 or 9.0%.

The largest change in the spoken languages of the population in Brompton and District between 2006 and 2011 was for those speaking:

  • Mandarin (+65 persons)

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