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Bayswater

Language spoken at home

In Bayswater, 22% of people spoke a language other than English at home in 2011.

Bayswater'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.

Bayswater'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
Bayswater - (Usual residence)20112006Change
Language (excludes English)Number%City of Knox %Number%City of Knox %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idCantonese2852.62.71681.62.4+117
German
2852.60.83002.80.9-15
map this data in atlas.idMandarin2572.42.61121.01.4+145
Filipino/Tagalog
1000.90.6840.80.5+16
Sinhalese
860.81.0470.40.6+38
Greek
830.81.3710.71.4+13
Spanish
800.70.5740.70.4+5
map this data in atlas.idItalian770.71.41051.01.5-28
Polish
630.60.4540.50.5+9
Vietnamese
580.50.7620.60.6-4
Punjabi
550.50.4180.20.2+37
Tamil
480.40.7360.30.5+11
Hindi
470.40.7430.40.5+4
Dutch
470.40.3390.40.3+8
Persian/Dari
460.40.4270.30.4+19
Malayalam
440.40.200.00.1+44
Khmer
400.40.3340.30.3+5
Indonesian
390.40.3210.20.2+18
Hungarian
380.30.3440.40.3-7
Croatian
340.30.2320.30.3+2
map this data in atlas.idArabic320.30.8320.30.80
Nepali
280.30.190.10.0+19
Afrikaans
230.20.230.00.1+20
Gujarati
230.20.330.00.1+20
Telugu
210.20.170.10.1+14
Serbian
210.20.2170.20.2+3
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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
Bayswater - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Language summaryNumber%City of Knox %Number%City of Knox %2006 to 2011
Speaks English only8,05874.776.48,62980.279.2-571
Non-English total2,32321.521.11,74916.317.7+574
Not stated4023.72.53823.53.1+21

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 German, City of Knox: 0.8% Cantonese, City of Knox: 2.7% Mandarin, City of Knox: 2.6% Filipino/Tagalog, City of Knox: 0.6% Sinhalese, City of Knox: 1.0% Greek, City of Knox: 1.3% Spanish, City of Knox: 0.5% Italian, City of Knox: 1.4% Polish, City of Knox: 0.4% Vietnamese, City of Knox: 0.7% German, Bayswater: 2.6% Cantonese, Bayswater: 2.6% Mandarin, Bayswater: 2.4% Filipino/Tagalog, Bayswater: 0.9% Sinhalese, Bayswater: 0.8% Greek, Bayswater: 0.8% Spanish, Bayswater: 0.7% Italian, Bayswater: 0.7% Polish, Bayswater: 0.6% Vietnamese, Bayswater: 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 German, Bayswater: -15 Cantonese, Bayswater: +117 Mandarin, Bayswater: +145 Filipino/Tagalog, Bayswater: +16 Sinhalese, Bayswater: +38 Greek, Bayswater: +13 Spanish, Bayswater: +5 Italian, Bayswater: -28 Polish, Bayswater: +9 Vietnamese, Bayswater: -4
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 Bayswater in 2011 compared to the City of Knox shows that there was a smaller proportion of people who spoke English only, and a similar proportion of those speaking a non-English language (either exclusively, or in addition to English).

Overall, 74.7% of the population spoke English only, and 21.5% spoke a non-English language, compared with 76.4% and 21.1% respectively for the City of Knox.

The dominant language spoken at home, other than English, in Bayswater was Cantonese, with 2.6% of the population, or 285 people speaking this language at home.

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

  • A larger percentage speaking German at home (2.6% compared to 0.8%)

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011, the number of people who spoke a language other than English at home increased by 574 or 32.8%, and the number of people who spoke English only decreased by 571 or 6.6%.

The largest changes in the spoken languages of the population in Bayswater between 2006 and 2011 were for those speaking:

  • Mandarin (+145 persons)
  • Cantonese (+117 persons)

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