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Sandhurst

Language spoken at home

In Sandhurst, 17% of people spoke a language other than English at home in 2011.

Sandhurst'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.

Sandhurst'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
Sandhurst - (Usual residence)20112006Change
Language (excludes English)Number%Frankston City %Number%Frankston City %2006 to 2011
Filipino/Tagalog
461.50.5121.30.3+34
Spanish
381.20.591.00.4+29
map this data in atlas.idGreek361.20.8141.60.8+22
Afrikaans
311.00.100.00.1+31
Mandarin
280.90.500.00.3+28
Serbian
260.80.2101.10.2+16
Hindi
250.80.330.30.2+22
Croatian
240.80.240.40.2+20

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
Sandhurst - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Language summaryNumber%Frankston City %Number%Frankston City %2006 to 2011
Speaks English only2,49181.485.177888.186.0+1,713
Non-English total50716.610.29110.38.2+416
Not stated632.14.7131.55.8+50

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 Filipino/Tagalog, Frankston City: 0.5% Spanish, Frankston City: 0.5% Greek, Frankston City: 0.8% Afrikaans, Frankston City: 0.1% Mandarin, Frankston City: 0.5% Serbian, Frankston City: 0.2% Hindi, Frankston City: 0.3% Croatian, Frankston City: 0.2% Filipino/Tagalog, Sandhurst: 1.5% Spanish, Sandhurst: 1.2% Greek, Sandhurst: 1.2% Afrikaans, Sandhurst: 1.0% Mandarin, Sandhurst: 0.9% Serbian, Sandhurst: 0.8% Hindi, Sandhurst: 0.8% Croatian, Sandhurst: 0.8%
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 Filipino/Tagalog, Sandhurst: +34 Spanish, Sandhurst: +29 Greek, Sandhurst: +22 Afrikaans, Sandhurst: +31 Mandarin, Sandhurst: +28 Serbian, Sandhurst: +16 Hindi, Sandhurst: +22 Croatian, Sandhurst: +20
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 Sandhurst in 2011 compared to Frankston City shows that there was a smaller proportion of people who spoke English only, and a larger proportion of those speaking a non-English language (either exclusively, or in addition to English).

Overall, 81.4% of the population spoke English only, and 16.6% 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 Sandhurst was Filipino/Tagalog, with 1.5% of the population, or 46 people speaking this language at home.

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

  • A larger percentage speaking Filipino/Tagalog at home (1.5% compared to 0.5%)

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011, the number of people who spoke a language other than English at home increased by 416 or 457.1%, and the number of people who spoke English only increased by 1,713 or 220.2%.

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

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