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Cheltenham - Woodville - Woodville Park - St Clair

Language spoken at home

In Cheltenham - Woodville - Woodville Park - St Clair, 27% of people spoke a language other than English at home in 2011.

Cheltenham - Woodville - Woodville Park - St Clair'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.

Cheltenham - Woodville - Woodville Park - St Clair'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
Cheltenham - Woodville - Woodville Park - St Clair - (Usual residence)20112006Change
Language (excludes English)Number%City of Charles Sturt %Number%City of Charles Sturt %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idItalian3125.26.03395.86.8-27
map this data in atlas.idGreek2063.44.52394.14.8-33
Vietnamese
1642.72.41292.22.4+35
Arabic
991.60.7651.10.6+34
Croatian
681.10.6821.40.7-14
Malayalam
621.00.4220.40.1+40
Mandarin
581.00.9190.30.6+39
Punjabi
540.90.600.00.0+54
Serbian
460.81.3460.81.40
Russian
360.60.4490.80.5-13
Hindi
340.60.3110.20.1+23
Filipino/Tagalog
270.40.5180.30.2+9
Cantonese
270.40.8180.30.7+9
Polish
260.40.8440.81.0-18
Ukrainian
240.40.3270.50.4-3
Spanish
230.40.3200.30.2+3
German
230.40.5280.50.5-5
Tamil
210.30.270.10.1+14
Bosnian
210.30.3140.20.3+7
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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
Cheltenham - Woodville - Woodville Park - St Clair - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Language summaryNumber%City of Charles Sturt %Number%City of Charles Sturt %2006 to 2011
Speaks English only4,25470.469.34,16071.770.4+94
Non-English total1,60226.526.91,37823.725.2+224
Not stated1873.13.82654.64.4-78

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 Italian, City of Charles Sturt: 6.0% Greek, City of Charles Sturt: 4.5% Vietnamese, City of Charles Sturt: 2.4% Arabic, City of Charles Sturt: 0.7% Croatian, City of Charles Sturt: 0.6% Malayalam, City of Charles Sturt: 0.4% Mandarin, City of Charles Sturt: 0.9% Punjabi, City of Charles Sturt: 0.6% Serbian, City of Charles Sturt: 1.3% Russian, City of Charles Sturt: 0.4% Italian, Cheltenham - Woodville - Woodville Park - St Clair: 5.2% Greek, Cheltenham - Woodville - Woodville Park - St Clair: 3.4% Vietnamese, Cheltenham - Woodville - Woodville Park - St Clair: 2.7% Arabic, Cheltenham - Woodville - Woodville Park - St Clair: 1.6% Croatian, Cheltenham - Woodville - Woodville Park - St Clair: 1.1% Malayalam, Cheltenham - Woodville - Woodville Park - St Clair: 1.0% Mandarin, Cheltenham - Woodville - Woodville Park - St Clair: 1.0% Punjabi, Cheltenham - Woodville - Woodville Park - St Clair: 0.9% Serbian, Cheltenham - Woodville - Woodville Park - St Clair: 0.8% Russian, Cheltenham - Woodville - Woodville Park - St Clair: 0.6%
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 Italian, Cheltenham - Woodville - Woodville Park - St Clair: -27 Greek, Cheltenham - Woodville - Woodville Park - St Clair: -33 Vietnamese, Cheltenham - Woodville - Woodville Park - St Clair: +35 Arabic, Cheltenham - Woodville - Woodville Park - St Clair: +34 Croatian, Cheltenham - Woodville - Woodville Park - St Clair: -14 Malayalam, Cheltenham - Woodville - Woodville Park - St Clair: +40 Mandarin, Cheltenham - Woodville - Woodville Park - St Clair: +39 Punjabi, Cheltenham - Woodville - Woodville Park - St Clair: +54 Serbian, Cheltenham - Woodville - Woodville Park - St Clair: 0 Russian, Cheltenham - Woodville - Woodville Park - St Clair: -13
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 Cheltenham - Woodville - Woodville Park - St Clair in 2011 compared to the City of Charles Sturt shows that there was a larger proportion of people who spoke English only, and a similar proportion of those speaking a non-English language (either exclusively, or in addition to English).

Overall, 70.4% of the population spoke English only, and 26.5% 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 Cheltenham - Woodville - Woodville Park - St Clair was Italian, with 5.2% of the population, or 312 people speaking this language at home.

The major difference between the languages spoken at home for the population of Cheltenham - Woodville - Woodville Park - St Clair and the City of Charles Sturt in 2011 was:

  • A smaller percentage speaking Greek at home (3.4% compared to 4.5%)

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011, the number of people who spoke a language other than English at home increased by 224 or 16.3%, and the number of people who spoke English only increased by 94 or 2.3%.

The largest change in the spoken languages of the population in Cheltenham - Woodville - Woodville Park - St Clair between 2006 and 2011 was for those speaking:

  • Punjabi (+54 persons)

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