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Langwarrin South

Language spoken at home

In Langwarrin South, 7% of people spoke a language other than English at home in 2011.

Langwarrin South'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.

Langwarrin South'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
Langwarrin South - (Usual residence)20112006Change
Language (excludes English)Number%Frankston City %Number%Frankston City %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idItalian232.00.770.70.7+16

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
Langwarrin South - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Language summaryNumber%Frankston City %Number%Frankston City %2006 to 2011
Speaks English only1,03792.085.193894.086.0+99
Non-English total766.710.2262.68.2+50
Not stated141.24.7343.45.8-20

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, Frankston City: 0.7% Italian, Langwarrin South: 2.0%
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, Langwarrin South: +16
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 Langwarrin South in 2011 compared to Frankston City 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, 92.0% of the population spoke English only, and 6.7% 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 Langwarrin South was Italian, with 2.0% of the population, or 23 people speaking this language at home.

The major difference between the languages spoken at home for the population of Langwarrin South and Frankston City in 2011 was:

  • A larger percentage speaking Italian at home (2.0% compared to 0.7%)

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011, the number of people who spoke a language other than English at home increased by 50 or 192.3%, and the number of people who spoke English only increased by 99 or 10.6%.

There were no major differences in Langwarrin South between 2006 and 2011.

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