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Fulham Gardens - Flinders Park - Kidman Park

Language spoken at home

In Fulham Gardens - Flinders Park - Kidman Park, 32% of people spoke a language other than English at home in 2011.

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.

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 - (Usual residence)20112006Change
Language (excludes English)Number%City of Charles Sturt %Number%City of Charles Sturt %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idItalian1,58011.46.01,77013.36.8-190
map this data in atlas.idGreek1,1588.44.51,1718.84.8-13
Mandarin
1641.20.9940.70.6+70
Cantonese
1190.90.81401.00.7-21
Arabic
1120.80.7620.50.6+50
Serbian
980.71.3730.51.4+25
Macedonian
910.70.21020.80.2-11
Punjabi
900.70.600.00.0+90
Croatian
890.60.6870.70.7+2
Polish
720.50.8680.51.0+4
Vietnamese
620.42.4590.42.4+3
Bulgarian
430.30.1540.40.1-11
Hindi
430.30.3100.10.1+33
Russian
420.30.4190.10.5+23
Filipino/Tagalog
380.30.580.10.2+30
Maltese
370.30.1330.20.1+4
Indo-Aryan, nfd
370.30.200.00.0+37
German
330.20.5610.50.5-28
Malayalam
320.20.4100.10.1+22
Portuguese
300.20.2200.10.2+10
Spanish
300.20.3350.30.2-5
Khmer
290.20.2390.30.2-10
Dinka
280.20.1150.10.2+13
Bosnian
270.20.3250.20.3+2
Ukrainian
240.20.3120.10.4+12
Chinese, nfd
230.20.1230.20.10
Afrikaans
210.20.1180.10.1+3
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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)20112006Change
Language summaryNumber%City of Charles Sturt %Number%City of Charles Sturt %2006 to 2011
Speaks English only9,05765.569.38,77365.770.4+284
Non-English total4,48832.426.94,27232.025.2+216
Not stated2862.13.82992.24.4-13

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% Mandarin, City of Charles Sturt: 0.9% Cantonese, City of Charles Sturt: 0.8% Arabic, City of Charles Sturt: 0.7% Serbian, City of Charles Sturt: 1.3% Macedonian, City of Charles Sturt: 0.2% Punjabi, City of Charles Sturt: 0.6% Croatian, City of Charles Sturt: 0.6% Polish, City of Charles Sturt: 0.8% Italian, Fulham Gardens - Flinders Park - Kidman Park: 11.4% Greek, Fulham Gardens - Flinders Park - Kidman Park: 8.4% Mandarin, Fulham Gardens - Flinders Park - Kidman Park: 1.2% Cantonese, Fulham Gardens - Flinders Park - Kidman Park: 0.9% Arabic, Fulham Gardens - Flinders Park - Kidman Park: 0.8% Serbian, Fulham Gardens - Flinders Park - Kidman Park: 0.7% Macedonian, Fulham Gardens - Flinders Park - Kidman Park: 0.7% Punjabi, Fulham Gardens - Flinders Park - Kidman Park: 0.7% Croatian, Fulham Gardens - Flinders Park - Kidman Park: 0.6% Polish, Fulham Gardens - Flinders Park - Kidman Park: 0.5%
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, Fulham Gardens - Flinders Park - Kidman Park: -190 Greek, Fulham Gardens - Flinders Park - Kidman Park: -13 Mandarin, Fulham Gardens - Flinders Park - Kidman Park: +70 Cantonese, Fulham Gardens - Flinders Park - Kidman Park: -21 Arabic, Fulham Gardens - Flinders Park - Kidman Park: +50 Serbian, Fulham Gardens - Flinders Park - Kidman Park: +25 Macedonian, Fulham Gardens - Flinders Park - Kidman Park: -11 Punjabi, Fulham Gardens - Flinders Park - Kidman Park: +90 Croatian, Fulham Gardens - Flinders Park - Kidman Park: +2 Polish, Fulham Gardens - Flinders Park - Kidman Park: +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 Fulham Gardens - Flinders Park - Kidman Park 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, 65.5% of the population spoke English only, and 32.4% 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 Fulham Gardens - Flinders Park - Kidman Park was Italian, with 11.4% of the population, or 1,580 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 2011 were:

  • A larger percentage speaking Italian at home (11.4% compared to 6.0%)
  • A larger percentage speaking Greek at home (8.4% compared to 4.5%)
  • A smaller percentage speaking Vietnamese at home (0.4% compared to 2.4%)

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011, the number of people who spoke a language other than English at home increased by 216 or 5.1%, and the number of people who spoke English only increased by 284 or 3.2%.

The largest changes in the spoken languages of the population in Fulham Gardens - Flinders Park - Kidman Park between 2006 and 2011 were for those speaking:

  • Italian (-190 persons)
  • Punjabi (+90 persons)
  • Mandarin (+70 persons)
  • Arabic (+50 persons)

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