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Fulham Gardens - Flinders Park - Kidman Park

Language spoken at home

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In Fulham Gardens - Flinders Park - Kidman Park, 30% of people spoke a language other than English at home in 2016.

Fulham Gardens - Flinders Park - Kidman Park'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.

Fulham Gardens - Flinders Park - Kidman Park'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.

Please note: Due to changes in ABS rules around perturbation and additivity of data to protect the confidentiality of individuals in 2016, counts of individual language groups and totals derived from them may differ slightly from those published by the ABS. For more information see notes on data confidentiality.

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
Fulham Gardens - Flinders Park - Kidman Park - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Language (excludes English)Number%City of Charles Sturt %Number%City of Charles Sturt %2011 to 2016
map this data in atlas.idItalian1,3709.65.01,58011.46.0-210
map this data in atlas.idGreek1,1107.84.11,1588.44.5-48
Mandarin
1911.31.41641.20.9+27
Punjabi
1601.10.9900.70.6+70
Serbian
1080.81.2980.71.3+10
Cantonese
1010.70.71190.90.8-18
Arabic
980.70.81120.80.7-14
Hindi
770.50.5430.30.3+34
Macedonian
750.50.2910.70.2-16
Filipino/Tagalog
710.50.6380.30.5+33
Polish
680.50.6720.50.8-4
Vietnamese
640.52.7620.42.4+2
Croatian
560.40.6890.60.6-33
Spanish
490.30.4300.20.3+19
Portuguese
480.30.3300.20.2+18
Malayalam
420.30.5320.20.4+10
Urdu
350.20.360.00.1+29
Khmer
340.20.2290.20.2+5
Persian/Dari
340.20.4120.10.3+22
Bulgarian
320.20.1430.30.1-11
Russian
270.20.4420.30.4-15
Bosnian
250.20.3270.20.3-2
Maltese
230.20.1370.30.1-14
German
200.10.4330.20.5-13
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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
Fulham Gardens - Flinders Park - Kidman Park - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Language summaryNumber%City of Charles Sturt %Number%City of Charles Sturt %2011 to 2016
Speaks English only9,47766.768.09,05765.569.3+420
Non-English total4,27530.127.34,48832.426.9-213
Not stated4633.34.82862.13.8+177

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Language spoken at home, 2016
Language spoken at home, 2016 Italian, City of Charles Sturt: 5.0% Greek, City of Charles Sturt: 4.1% Mandarin, City of Charles Sturt: 1.4% Punjabi, City of Charles Sturt: 0.9% Serbian, City of Charles Sturt: 1.2% Cantonese, City of Charles Sturt: 0.7% Arabic, City of Charles Sturt: 0.8% Hindi, City of Charles Sturt: 0.5% Macedonian, City of Charles Sturt: 0.2% Filipino/Tagalog, City of Charles Sturt: 0.6% Italian, Fulham Gardens - Flinders Park - Kidman Park: 9.6% Greek, Fulham Gardens - Flinders Park - Kidman Park: 7.8% Mandarin, Fulham Gardens - Flinders Park - Kidman Park: 1.3% Punjabi, Fulham Gardens - Flinders Park - Kidman Park: 1.1% Serbian, Fulham Gardens - Flinders Park - Kidman Park: 0.8% Cantonese, Fulham Gardens - Flinders Park - Kidman Park: 0.7% Arabic, Fulham Gardens - Flinders Park - Kidman Park: 0.7% Hindi, Fulham Gardens - Flinders Park - Kidman Park: 0.5% Macedonian, Fulham Gardens - Flinders Park - Kidman Park: 0.5% Filipino/Tagalog, Fulham Gardens - Flinders Park - Kidman Park: 0.5%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in language spoken at home, 2011 to 2016
Change in language spoken at home, 2011 to 2016 Italian, Fulham Gardens - Flinders Park - Kidman Park: -210 Greek, Fulham Gardens - Flinders Park - Kidman Park: -48 Mandarin, Fulham Gardens - Flinders Park - Kidman Park: +27 Punjabi, Fulham Gardens - Flinders Park - Kidman Park: +70 Serbian, Fulham Gardens - Flinders Park - Kidman Park: +10 Cantonese, Fulham Gardens - Flinders Park - Kidman Park: -18 Arabic, Fulham Gardens - Flinders Park - Kidman Park: -14 Hindi, Fulham Gardens - Flinders Park - Kidman Park: +34 Macedonian, Fulham Gardens - Flinders Park - Kidman Park: -16 Filipino/Tagalog, Fulham Gardens - Flinders Park - Kidman Park: +33
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 and 2016 (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 Fulham Gardens - Flinders Park - Kidman Park in 2016 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, 66.7% of the population spoke English only, and 30.1% spoke a non-English language, compared with 68.0% and 27.3% respectively for the City of Charles Sturt.

The dominant language spoken at home, other than English, in Fulham Gardens - Flinders Park - Kidman Park was Italian, with 9.6% of the population, or 1,370 people speaking this language at home.

The major differences between the languages spoken at home for the population of Fulham Gardens - Flinders Park - Kidman Park and the City of Charles Sturt in 2016 were:

  • A larger percentage speaking Italian at home (9.6% compared to 5.0%)
  • A larger percentage speaking Greek at home (7.8% compared to 4.1%)
  • A smaller percentage speaking Vietnamese at home (0.5% compared to 2.7%)

Emerging groups

Between 2011 and 2016, the number of people who spoke a language other than English at home decreased by 213 or 4.7%, and the number of people who spoke English only increased by 420 or 4.6%.

The largest changes in the spoken languages of the population in Fulham Gardens - Flinders Park - Kidman Park between 2011 and 2016 were for those speaking:

  • Italian (-210 persons)
  • Punjabi (+70 persons)

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