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Williamstown North - The Rifle Range

Language spoken at home

In Williamstown North - The Rifle Range, 15% of people spoke a language other than English at home in 2011.

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.

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 - (Usual residence)20112006Change
Language (excludes English)Number%Hobsons Bay City %Number%Hobsons Bay City %2006 to 2011
Greek
1192.83.01112.73.2+8
map this data in atlas.idItalian1012.43.3862.13.7+15
Mandarin
400.91.0180.40.6+22
Croatian
330.80.9340.81.0-1
German
270.60.5320.80.4-5
Macedonian
270.61.4471.11.6-20
map this data in atlas.idVietnamese260.62.0401.02.2-14
Cantonese
240.61.1270.71.1-3
Spanish
210.50.6140.30.6+7

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)20112006Change
Language summaryNumber%Hobsons Bay City %Number%Hobsons Bay City %2006 to 2011
Speaks English only3,51782.665.73,34181.666.6+176
Non-English total63014.829.460714.828.1+23
Not stated1082.54.81483.65.4-40

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, Hobsons Bay City: 3.0% Italian, Hobsons Bay City: 3.3% Mandarin, Hobsons Bay City: 1.0% Croatian, Hobsons Bay City: 0.9% Macedonian, Hobsons Bay City: 1.4% German, Hobsons Bay City: 0.5% Vietnamese, Hobsons Bay City: 2.0% Cantonese, Hobsons Bay City: 1.1% Spanish, Hobsons Bay City: 0.6% Greek, Williamstown North - The Rifle Range: 2.8% Italian, Williamstown North - The Rifle Range: 2.4% Mandarin, Williamstown North - The Rifle Range: 0.9% Croatian, Williamstown North - The Rifle Range: 0.8% Macedonian, Williamstown North - The Rifle Range: 0.6% German, Williamstown North - The Rifle Range: 0.6% Vietnamese, Williamstown North - The Rifle Range: 0.6% Cantonese, Williamstown North - The Rifle Range: 0.6% Spanish, Williamstown North - The Rifle Range: 0.5%
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, Williamstown North - The Rifle Range: +8 Italian, Williamstown North - The Rifle Range: +15 Mandarin, Williamstown North - The Rifle Range: +22 Croatian, Williamstown North - The Rifle Range: -1 Macedonian, Williamstown North - The Rifle Range: -20 German, Williamstown North - The Rifle Range: -5 Vietnamese, Williamstown North - The Rifle Range: -14 Cantonese, Williamstown North - The Rifle Range: -3 Spanish, Williamstown North - The Rifle Range: +7
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 Williamstown North - The Rifle Range in 2011 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, 82.6% of the population spoke English only, and 14.8% spoke a non-English language, compared with 65.7% and 29.4% respectively for Hobsons Bay City.

The dominant language spoken at home, other than English, in Williamstown North - The Rifle Range was Greek, with 2.8% of the population, or 119 people speaking this language at home.

The major difference between the languages spoken at home for the population of Williamstown North - The Rifle Range and Hobsons Bay City in 2011 was:

  • A smaller percentage speaking Vietnamese at home (0.6% compared to 2.0%)

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011, the number of people who spoke a language other than English at home increased by 23 or 3.8%, and the number of people who spoke English only increased by 176 or 5.3%.

There were no major differences in Williamstown North - The Rifle Range between 2006 and 2011.

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