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

Karingal'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.

Karingal'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
Karingal - (Usual residence)20112006Change
Language (excludes English)Number%Frankston City %Number%Frankston City %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idGreek1431.10.81210.90.8+22
map this data in atlas.idItalian720.50.7590.40.7+13
Mandarin
690.50.5420.30.3+27
Arabic
670.50.4660.50.3+1
Cantonese
640.50.2370.30.2+27
German
640.50.5620.50.4+2
Filipino/Tagalog
550.40.5300.20.3+25
French
520.40.3240.20.2+28
Polish
520.40.3470.40.3+5
Spanish
510.40.5400.30.4+11
Croatian
450.30.2440.30.2+1
Bosnian
410.30.2430.30.2-2
Russian
400.30.3170.10.2+23
Hindi
390.30.3230.20.2+16
Hungarian
280.20.1220.20.1+6
Serbian
260.20.2470.40.2-21
Dutch
220.20.4370.30.3-15
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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
Karingal - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Language summaryNumber%Frankston City %Number%Frankston City %2006 to 2011
Speaks English only11,31285.285.111,46186.686.0-149
Non-English total1,3209.910.21,0858.28.2+235
Not stated6504.94.76895.25.8-39

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% Italian, Frankston City: 0.7% Mandarin, Frankston City: 0.5% Arabic, Frankston City: 0.4% German, Frankston City: 0.5% Cantonese, Frankston City: 0.2% Filipino/Tagalog, Frankston City: 0.5% Polish, Frankston City: 0.3% French, Frankston City: 0.3% Spanish, Frankston City: 0.5% Greek, Karingal: 1.1% Italian, Karingal: 0.5% Mandarin, Karingal: 0.5% Arabic, Karingal: 0.5% German, Karingal: 0.5% Cantonese, Karingal: 0.5% Filipino/Tagalog, Karingal: 0.4% Polish, Karingal: 0.4% French, Karingal: 0.4% Spanish, Karingal: 0.4%
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, Karingal: +22 Italian, Karingal: +13 Mandarin, Karingal: +27 Arabic, Karingal: +1 German, Karingal: +2 Cantonese, Karingal: +27 Filipino/Tagalog, Karingal: +25 Polish, Karingal: +5 French, Karingal: +28 Spanish, Karingal: +11
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 Karingal 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 9.9% 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 Karingal was Greek, with 1.1% of the population, or 143 people speaking this language at home.

There were no major differences between Karingal 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 21.7%, and the number of people who spoke English only decreased by 149 or 1.3%.

There were no major differences in Karingal between 2006 and 2011.

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