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Beverley Ward

Language spoken at home

In Beverley Ward, 33% of people spoke a language other than English at home in 2011.

Beverley Ward'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.

Beverley Ward'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
Beverley Ward - (Usual residence)20112006Change
Language (excludes English)Number%City of Charles Sturt %Number%City of Charles Sturt %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idItalian1,1008.46.01,2279.66.8-127
map this data in atlas.idGreek8566.54.58967.04.8-40
Punjabi
2021.50.6120.10.0+190
Vietnamese
1791.42.41941.52.4-15
Serbian
1411.11.31731.31.4-32
Mandarin
1401.10.91371.10.6+3
Cantonese
1331.00.8960.70.7+37
Arabic
1070.80.71060.80.6+1
Hindi
1060.80.3170.10.1+89
Indo-Aryan, nfd
810.60.200.00.0+81
Polish
750.60.8750.61.00
Filipino/Tagalog
690.50.5260.20.2+43
Croatian
610.50.6750.60.7-14
Portuguese
540.40.2400.30.2+14
Malayalam
540.40.480.10.1+46
Dinka
520.40.1710.60.2-19
German
480.40.5730.60.5-25
Maltese
440.30.1540.40.1-10
Persian/Dari
390.30.3620.50.3-23
Khmer
370.30.2400.30.2-3
Sinhalese
300.20.1220.20.0+8
Gujarati
290.20.140.00.0+25
Hungarian
250.20.1150.10.1+10
Russian
220.20.4300.20.5-8
Somali
220.20.130.00.1+19
Swahili
220.20.150.00.0+17
Spanish
210.20.3210.20.20
Tamil
200.20.2170.10.1+3
Chinese, nfd
200.20.1180.10.1+2
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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
Beverley Ward - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Language summaryNumber%City of Charles Sturt %Number%City of Charles Sturt %2006 to 2011
Speaks English only8,43364.169.38,30764.870.4+126
Non-English total4,28432.626.93,96730.925.2+317
Not stated4323.33.85494.34.4-117

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% Punjabi, City of Charles Sturt: 0.6% Vietnamese, City of Charles Sturt: 2.4% Serbian, City of Charles Sturt: 1.3% Mandarin, City of Charles Sturt: 0.9% Cantonese, City of Charles Sturt: 0.8% Arabic, City of Charles Sturt: 0.7% Hindi, City of Charles Sturt: 0.3% Indo-Aryan, nfd, City of Charles Sturt: 0.2% Italian, Beverley Ward: 8.4% Greek, Beverley Ward: 6.5% Punjabi, Beverley Ward: 1.5% Vietnamese, Beverley Ward: 1.4% Serbian, Beverley Ward: 1.1% Mandarin, Beverley Ward: 1.1% Cantonese, Beverley Ward: 1.0% Arabic, Beverley Ward: 0.8% Hindi, Beverley Ward: 0.8% Indo-Aryan, nfd, Beverley Ward: 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, Beverley Ward: -127 Greek, Beverley Ward: -40 Punjabi, Beverley Ward: +190 Vietnamese, Beverley Ward: -15 Serbian, Beverley Ward: -32 Mandarin, Beverley Ward: +3 Cantonese, Beverley Ward: +37 Arabic, Beverley Ward: +1 Hindi, Beverley Ward: +89 Indo-Aryan, nfd, Beverley Ward: +81
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 Beverley Ward 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, 64.1% of the population spoke English only, and 32.6% 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 Beverley Ward was Italian, with 8.4% of the population, or 1,100 people speaking this language at home.

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

  • A larger percentage speaking Italian at home (8.4% compared to 6.0%)
  • A larger percentage speaking Greek at home (6.5% compared to 4.5%)
  • A smaller percentage speaking Vietnamese at home (1.4% 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 317 or 8.0%, and the number of people who spoke English only increased by 126 or 1.5%.

The largest changes in the spoken languages of the population in Beverley Ward between 2006 and 2011 were for those speaking:

  • Punjabi (+190 persons)
  • Italian (-127 persons)
  • Hindi (+89 persons)
  • Indo-Aryan, nfd (+81 persons)

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