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Seaton (South)

Language spoken at home

In Seaton (South), 32% of people spoke a language other than English at home in 2011.

Seaton (South)'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.

Seaton (South)'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
Seaton (South) - (Usual residence)20112006Change
Language (excludes English)Number%City of Charles Sturt %Number%City of Charles Sturt %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idItalian69414.16.076515.76.8-71
map this data in atlas.idGreek2444.94.52445.04.80
Serbian
931.91.31012.11.4-8
Cantonese
430.90.8450.90.7-2
Polish
340.70.8430.91.0-9
Vietnamese
310.62.4400.82.4-9
Macedonian
300.60.2200.40.2+10
Mandarin
250.50.9340.70.6-9
Hindi
240.50.360.10.1+18
German
240.50.5260.50.5-2
Filipino/Tagalog
220.40.570.10.2+15
Malayalam
210.40.400.00.1+21
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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
Seaton (South) - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Language summaryNumber%City of Charles Sturt %Number%City of Charles Sturt %2006 to 2011
Speaks English only3,17864.469.33,11364.070.4+65
Non-English total1,59332.326.91,60232.925.2-9
Not stated1673.43.81483.04.4+19

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% Serbian, City of Charles Sturt: 1.3% Cantonese, City of Charles Sturt: 0.8% Polish, City of Charles Sturt: 0.8% Vietnamese, City of Charles Sturt: 2.4% Macedonian, City of Charles Sturt: 0.2% Mandarin, City of Charles Sturt: 0.9% Hindi, City of Charles Sturt: 0.3% German, City of Charles Sturt: 0.5% Italian, Seaton (South): 14.1% Greek, Seaton (South): 4.9% Serbian, Seaton (South): 1.9% Cantonese, Seaton (South): 0.9% Polish, Seaton (South): 0.7% Vietnamese, Seaton (South): 0.6% Macedonian, Seaton (South): 0.6% Mandarin, Seaton (South): 0.5% Hindi, Seaton (South): 0.5% German, Seaton (South): 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, Seaton (South): -71 Greek, Seaton (South): 0 Serbian, Seaton (South): -8 Cantonese, Seaton (South): -2 Polish, Seaton (South): -9 Vietnamese, Seaton (South): -9 Macedonian, Seaton (South): +10 Mandarin, Seaton (South): -9 Hindi, Seaton (South): +18 German, Seaton (South): -2
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 Seaton (South) 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, 64.4% of the population spoke English only, and 32.3% 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 Seaton (South) was Italian, with 14.1% of the population, or 694 people speaking this language at home.

The major differences between the languages spoken at home for the population of Seaton (South) and the City of Charles Sturt in 2011 were:

  • A larger percentage speaking Italian at home (14.1% compared to 6.0%)
  • A smaller percentage speaking Vietnamese at home (0.6% compared to 2.4%)

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011, the number of people who spoke a language other than English at home decreased by 9 or 0.6%, and the number of people who spoke English only increased by 65 or 2.1%.

The largest change in the spoken languages of the population in Seaton (South) between 2006 and 2011 was for those speaking:

  • Italian (-71 persons)

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