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Fulham Gardens - Flinders Park - Kidman Park

Proficiency in English

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This topic has been updated with 2016 Census data for all areas. What's this?

In Fulham Gardens - Flinders Park - Kidman Park, 556 people who were able to speak another language in 2016, reported difficulty speaking English.

Proficiency in English measures the self-assessed proficiency in spoken English of people who speak a language other than English at home. The data, when viewed with other ethnic and cultural indicators, such as Ancestry, Country of Birth, Language Spoken at Home and Religion, reflects Fulham Gardens - Flinders Park - Kidman Park's ethnic composition and how long the overseas born have been in Australia. This helps service providers determine whether they need to communicate with the local population in languages other than English.

Derived from the Census question:

'How well does the person speak English?'

Total population

Proficiency in English
Fulham Gardens - Flinders Park - Kidman Park - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
English proficiencyNumber%City of Charles Sturt %Number%City of Charles Sturt %2011 to 2016
Speaks English only9,46465.668.09,06765.569.2+397
Speaks another language, and English well or very well3,90727.122.53,78127.321.7+126
Speaks another language, and English not well or not at all5563.94.86855.05.2-129
Not stated4913.44.73002.23.8+191

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

Proficiency in English, 2016
Proficiency in English, 2016 Not stated, City of Charles Sturt: 4.7% Speaks another language, and English not well or not at all, City of Charles Sturt: 4.8% Speaks another language, and English well or very well, City of Charles Sturt: 22.5% Speaks English only, City of Charles Sturt: 68.0% Not stated, Fulham Gardens - Flinders Park - Kidman Park: 3.4% Speaks another language, and English not well or not at all, Fulham Gardens - Flinders Park - Kidman Park: 3.9% Speaks another language, and English well or very well, Fulham Gardens - Flinders Park - Kidman Park: 27.1% Speaks English only, Fulham Gardens - Flinders Park - Kidman Park: 65.6%
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 Proficiency in English, 2011 to 2016
Change in Proficiency in English, 2011 to 2016 Not stated, Fulham Gardens - Flinders Park - Kidman Park: +191 Speaks another language, and English not well or not at all, Fulham Gardens - Flinders Park - Kidman Park: -129 Speaks another language, and English well or very well, Fulham Gardens - Flinders Park - Kidman Park: +126 Speaks English only, Fulham Gardens - Flinders Park - Kidman Park: +397
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 proficiency in English data of the population in Fulham Gardens - Flinders Park - Kidman Park in 2016 compared to the City of Charles Sturt shows that there was a lower proportion of people who spoke English only, as well as a lower proportion of people who spoke another language and English not well or not at all.

Overall, 65.6% of people spoke English only, and 3.9% spoke another language and English not well or not at all, compared with 68.0% and 4.8% respectively for the City of Charles Sturt.

Emerging groups

The most significant changes in the proficiency in English of the population in this area between 2011 and 2016 were in those speaking:

  • Speaks English only (+397 persons)
  • Speaks another language, and English not well or not at all (-129 persons)
  • Speaks another language, and English well or very well (+126 persons)

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