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Henley Ward

Language spoken at home

In Henley Ward, 16% of people spoke a language other than English at home in 2011.

Henley 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.

Henley 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
Henley 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.idGreek4753.84.54713.94.8+4
map this data in atlas.idItalian4683.76.04984.16.8-30
German
960.80.5800.70.5+16
Punjabi
520.40.600.00.0+52
Mandarin
510.40.9430.40.6+8
Croatian
470.40.6460.40.7+1
Macedonian
470.40.2530.40.2-6
Afrikaans
430.30.1140.10.1+29
Arabic
430.30.7110.10.6+32
Serbian
390.31.3390.31.40
Spanish
380.30.3140.10.2+24
Polish
360.30.8700.61.0-34
Russian
360.30.4370.30.5-1
Persian/Dari
340.30.3260.20.3+8
Cantonese
310.20.8230.20.7+8
Vietnamese
310.22.4200.22.4+11
Dutch
260.20.2130.10.1+13
Hindi
260.20.3140.10.1+12
Bulgarian
250.20.1270.20.1-2
Gujarati
200.20.170.10.0+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
Henley Ward - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Language summaryNumber%City of Charles Sturt %Number%City of Charles Sturt %2006 to 2011
Speaks English only10,15580.369.39,76380.670.4+392
Non-English total2,00815.926.91,80214.925.2+206
Not stated4883.93.85514.54.4-63

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 Greek, City of Charles Sturt: 4.5% Italian, City of Charles Sturt: 6.0% German, City of Charles Sturt: 0.5% Punjabi, City of Charles Sturt: 0.6% Mandarin, City of Charles Sturt: 0.9% Macedonian, City of Charles Sturt: 0.2% Croatian, City of Charles Sturt: 0.6% Afrikaans, City of Charles Sturt: 0.1% Arabic, City of Charles Sturt: 0.7% Serbian, City of Charles Sturt: 1.3% Greek, Henley Ward: 3.8% Italian, Henley Ward: 3.7% German, Henley Ward: 0.8% Punjabi, Henley Ward: 0.4% Mandarin, Henley Ward: 0.4% Macedonian, Henley Ward: 0.4% Croatian, Henley Ward: 0.4% Afrikaans, Henley Ward: 0.3% Arabic, Henley Ward: 0.3% Serbian, Henley Ward: 0.3%
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 Greek, Henley Ward: +4 Italian, Henley Ward: -30 German, Henley Ward: +16 Punjabi, Henley Ward: +52 Mandarin, Henley Ward: +8 Macedonian, Henley Ward: -6 Croatian, Henley Ward: +1 Afrikaans, Henley Ward: +29 Arabic, Henley Ward: +32 Serbian, Henley Ward: 0
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 Henley Ward in 2011 compared to the City of Charles Sturt shows that there was a larger proportion of people who spoke English only, and a smaller proportion of those speaking a non-English language (either exclusively, or in addition to English).

Overall, 80.3% of the population spoke English only, and 15.9% 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 Henley Ward was Greek, with 3.8% of the population, or 475 people speaking this language at home.

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

  • A smaller percentage speaking Italian at home (3.7% compared to 6.0%)
  • A smaller percentage speaking Vietnamese at home (0.2% compared to 2.4%)
  • A smaller percentage speaking Serbian at home (0.3% compared to 1.3%)

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011, the number of people who spoke a language other than English at home increased by 206 or 11.4%, and the number of people who spoke English only increased by 392 or 4.0%.

The largest change in the spoken languages of the population in Henley Ward between 2006 and 2011 was for those speaking:

  • Punjabi (+52 persons)

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