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Language spoken at home

In Frankston Heights, 10% of people spoke a language other than English at home in 2011.

Frankston Heights'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.

Frankston Heights'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
Frankston Heights - (Usual residence)20112006Change
Language (excludes English)Number%Frankston City %Number%Frankston City %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idGreek1431.20.81321.10.8+11
Mandarin
1000.80.5880.70.3+12
map this data in atlas.idItalian820.70.71020.80.7-20
Malayalam
640.50.330.00.1+61
Arabic
560.50.4400.30.3+16
German
540.40.5510.40.4+3
Russian
500.40.3260.20.2+24
Dutch
460.40.4360.30.3+10
Spanish
430.40.5300.20.4+13
Bosnian
420.30.2450.40.2-3
Filipino/Tagalog
400.30.5360.30.3+4
Serbian
390.30.270.10.2+32
Cantonese
320.30.2400.30.2-8
French
290.20.3240.20.2+5
Hindi
230.20.390.10.2+14
Vietnamese
210.20.190.10.1+12
Burmese
210.20.000.00.0+21
Thai
210.20.100.00.0+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
Frankston Heights - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Language summaryNumber%Frankston City %Number%Frankston City %2006 to 2011
Speaks English only10,39085.285.110,45486.786.0-64
Non-English total1,24810.210.21,0138.48.2+235
Not stated5524.54.75894.95.8-38

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, Frankston City: 0.8% Mandarin, Frankston City: 0.5% Italian, Frankston City: 0.7% Malayalam, Frankston City: 0.3% Arabic, Frankston City: 0.4% German, Frankston City: 0.5% Russian, Frankston City: 0.3% Dutch, Frankston City: 0.4% Spanish, Frankston City: 0.5% Bosnian, Frankston City: 0.2% Greek, Frankston Heights: 1.2% Mandarin, Frankston Heights: 0.8% Italian, Frankston Heights: 0.7% Malayalam, Frankston Heights: 0.5% Arabic, Frankston Heights: 0.5% German, Frankston Heights: 0.4% Russian, Frankston Heights: 0.4% Dutch, Frankston Heights: 0.4% Spanish, Frankston Heights: 0.4% Bosnian, Frankston Heights: 0.3%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 (Usual residence data)
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Change in language spoken at home, 2006 to 2011
Change in language spoken at home, 2006 to 2011 Greek, Frankston Heights: +11 Mandarin, Frankston Heights: +12 Italian, Frankston Heights: -20 Malayalam, Frankston Heights: +61 Arabic, Frankston Heights: +16 German, Frankston Heights: +3 Russian, Frankston Heights: +24 Dutch, Frankston Heights: +10 Spanish, Frankston Heights: +13 Bosnian, Frankston Heights: -3
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 Frankston Heights in 2011 compared to Frankston City shows that there was a similar proportion of people who spoke English only, as well as a similar proportion of those speaking a non-English language (either exclusively, or in addition to English).

Overall, 85.2% of the population spoke English only, and 10.2% spoke a non-English language, compared with 85.1% and 10.2% respectively for Frankston City.

The dominant language spoken at home, other than English, in Frankston Heights was Greek, with 1.2% of the population, or 143 people speaking this language at home.

There were no major differences between Frankston Heights and Frankston City in 2011.

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011, the number of people who spoke a language other than English at home increased by 235 or 23.2%, and the number of people who spoke English only decreased by 64 or 0.6%.

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

  • Malayalam (+61 persons)

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