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Williamstown North - The Rifle Range

Language spoken at home

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In Williamstown North - The Rifle Range, 15% of people spoke a language other than English at home in 2016.

Williamstown North - The Rifle Range'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.

Williamstown North - The Rifle Range'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.

Please note: Due to changes in ABS rules around perturbation and additivity of data to protect the confidentiality of individuals in 2016, counts of individual language groups and totals derived from them may differ slightly from those published by the ABS. For more information see notes on data confidentiality.

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
Williamstown North - The Rifle Range - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Language (excludes English)Number%Hobsons Bay City %Number%Hobsons Bay City %2011 to 2016
Greek
1152.72.71192.83.0-3
map this data in atlas.idItalian1022.42.71012.43.3+1
map this data in atlas.idVietnamese441.02.0260.62.0+18
Mandarin
390.91.4400.91.0-1
Macedonian
360.81.2260.61.4+10
Croatian
300.70.9330.80.9-3
Cantonese
250.61.0240.61.1+1
map this data in atlas.idArabic190.43.4190.53.60
French
190.40.340.10.2+15
Afrikaans
190.40.130.10.0+16
Spanish
150.30.7210.50.6-6
Danish
140.30.020.10.0+12
Maltese
140.31.4130.31.6+1
Amharic
110.30.130.10.2+8
Persian/Dari
110.30.2120.30.1-1
German
110.30.4260.60.5-15
Japanese
100.20.260.10.1+4
Portuguese
100.20.200.00.2+10
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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
Williamstown North - The Rifle Range - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Language summaryNumber%Hobsons Bay City %Number%Hobsons Bay City %2011 to 2016
Speaks English only
3,50681.265.63,51782.665.7-10
map this data in atlas.idNon-English total63714.829.062914.829.4+8
Not stated
1714.05.41082.54.8+63

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

Language spoken at home, 2016
Language spoken at home, 2016 Greek, Hobsons Bay City: 2.7% Italian, Hobsons Bay City: 2.7% Vietnamese, Hobsons Bay City: 2.0% Mandarin, Hobsons Bay City: 1.4% Macedonian, Hobsons Bay City: 1.2% Croatian, Hobsons Bay City: 0.9% Cantonese, Hobsons Bay City: 1.0% Afrikaans, Hobsons Bay City: 0.1% French, Hobsons Bay City: 0.3% Arabic, Hobsons Bay City: 3.4% Greek, Williamstown North - The Rifle Range: 2.7% Italian, Williamstown North - The Rifle Range: 2.4% Vietnamese, Williamstown North - The Rifle Range: 1.0% Mandarin, Williamstown North - The Rifle Range: 0.9% Macedonian, Williamstown North - The Rifle Range: 0.8% Croatian, Williamstown North - The Rifle Range: 0.7% Cantonese, Williamstown North - The Rifle Range: 0.6% Afrikaans, Williamstown North - The Rifle Range: 0.4% French, Williamstown North - The Rifle Range: 0.4% Arabic, Williamstown North - The Rifle Range: 0.4%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016 (Usual residence data)
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Change in language spoken at home, 2011 to 2016
Change in language spoken at home, 2011 to 2016 Greek, Williamstown North - The Rifle Range: -3 Italian, Williamstown North - The Rifle Range: +1 Vietnamese, Williamstown North - The Rifle Range: +18 Mandarin, Williamstown North - The Rifle Range: -1 Macedonian, Williamstown North - The Rifle Range: +10 Croatian, Williamstown North - The Rifle Range: -3 Cantonese, Williamstown North - The Rifle Range: +1 Afrikaans, Williamstown North - The Rifle Range: +16 French, Williamstown North - The Rifle Range: +15 Arabic, Williamstown North - The Rifle Range: 0
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 language spoken at home by the population of Williamstown North - The Rifle Range in 2016 compared to Hobsons Bay 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, 81.2% of the population spoke English only, and 14.8% spoke a non-English language, compared with 65.6% and 29.0% respectively for Hobsons Bay City.

The dominant language spoken at home, other than English, in Williamstown North - The Rifle Range was Greek, with 2.7% of the population, or 115 people speaking this language at home.

The major differences between the languages spoken at home for the population of Williamstown North - The Rifle Range and Hobsons Bay City in 2016 were:

  • A smaller percentage speaking Arabic at home (0.4% compared to 3.4%)
  • A smaller percentage speaking Maltese at home (0.3% compared to 1.4%)

Emerging groups

Between 2011 and 2016, the number of people who spoke a language other than English at home increased by 8 or 1.3%, and the number of people who spoke English only decreased by 11 or 0.3%.

There were no major differences in Williamstown North - The Rifle Range between 2011 and 2016.

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