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Mullum Mullum Ward

Language spoken at home

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In Mullum Mullum Ward, 28% of people spoke a language other than English at home in 2016.

Mullum Mullum Ward'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.

Mullum Mullum Ward'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
Mullum Mullum Ward - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Language (excludes English)Number%City of Manningham %Number%City of Manningham %2011 to 2016
Mandarin
2,5256.710.71,2333.36.2+1,292
map this data in atlas.idCantonese2,4056.48.12,3086.27.9+97
map this data in atlas.idGreek1,2353.36.11,3693.77.1-134
map this data in atlas.idItalian1,0342.84.21,2513.45.1-217
map this data in atlas.idArabic4371.21.64461.21.6-9
Persian/Dari
3921.01.92860.81.1+106
Hindi
1870.50.71090.30.5+78
German
1710.50.31700.50.4+1
Korean
1550.40.81050.30.7+50
Afrikaans
1310.30.21410.40.3-10
Vietnamese
1220.30.61090.30.6+13
Punjabi
1150.30.41120.30.3+3
Min Nan (incl.Hokkien)
1000.30.41260.30.4-26
Macedonian
930.20.51170.30.5-24
Indonesian
860.20.4790.20.3+7
Urdu
830.20.3630.20.2+20
Japanese
680.20.2530.10.2+15
French
620.20.2770.20.2-15
Tamil
590.20.3380.10.3+21
Sinhalese
580.20.2850.20.3-27
Spanish
580.20.3830.20.3-25
Gujarati
550.10.2420.10.1+13
Polish
530.10.2450.10.2+8
Chinese, nfd
510.10.2330.10.3+18
Russian
500.10.1380.10.1+12
Turkish
500.10.2480.10.3+2
Albanian
480.10.2430.10.2+5
Croatian
470.10.3970.30.4-50
Malayalam
420.10.1330.10.1+9
Dutch
400.10.1640.20.1-24
Portuguese
350.10.1150.00.1+20
Non-verbal so described
270.10.2360.10.1-9
Malay
250.10.1270.10.1-2
Hakka
240.10.1420.10.1-18
Filipino/Tagalog
240.10.2220.10.2+2
Hungarian
220.10.1480.10.1-26
Maltese
200.10.1590.20.1-39
Danish
190.10.0240.10.0-5
Romanian
190.10.1280.10.1-9
Slovene
170.00.1300.10.1-13
Swedish
160.00.0170.00.0-1
Armenian
160.00.1230.10.1-7
Wu
160.00.1160.00.10
Czech
150.00.1140.00.0+1
Uygur
120.00.000.00.0+12
Telugu
110.00.180.00.0+3
Thai
110.00.1180.00.1-7
Tibetan
100.00.070.00.0+3
Ukrainian
100.00.050.00.0+5
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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
Mullum Mullum Ward - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Language summaryNumber%City of Manningham %Number%City of Manningham %2011 to 2016
Speaks English only
25,61768.353.626,90372.258.3-1,286
map this data in atlas.idNon-English total10,49128.042.59,47125.438.8+1,020
Not stated
1,3773.73.98822.42.9+495

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 Mandarin, City of Manningham: 10.7% Cantonese, City of Manningham: 8.1% Greek, City of Manningham: 6.1% Italian, City of Manningham: 4.2% Arabic, City of Manningham: 1.6% Persian/Dari, City of Manningham: 1.9% Hindi, City of Manningham: 0.7% German, City of Manningham: 0.3% Korean, City of Manningham: 0.8% Afrikaans, City of Manningham: 0.2% Mandarin, Mullum Mullum Ward: 6.7% Cantonese, Mullum Mullum Ward: 6.4% Greek, Mullum Mullum Ward: 3.3% Italian, Mullum Mullum Ward: 2.8% Arabic, Mullum Mullum Ward: 1.2% Persian/Dari, Mullum Mullum Ward: 1.0% Hindi, Mullum Mullum Ward: 0.5% German, Mullum Mullum Ward: 0.5% Korean, Mullum Mullum Ward: 0.4% Afrikaans, Mullum Mullum Ward: 0.3%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in language spoken at home, 2011 to 2016
Change in language spoken at home, 2011 to 2016 Mandarin, Mullum Mullum Ward: +1,292 Cantonese, Mullum Mullum Ward: +97 Greek, Mullum Mullum Ward: -134 Italian, Mullum Mullum Ward: -217 Arabic, Mullum Mullum Ward: -9 Persian/Dari, Mullum Mullum Ward: +106 Hindi, Mullum Mullum Ward: +78 German, Mullum Mullum Ward: +1 Korean, Mullum Mullum Ward: +50 Afrikaans, Mullum Mullum Ward: -10
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 Mullum Mullum Ward in 2016 compared to City of Manningham 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, 68.3% of the population spoke English only, and 28.0% spoke a non-English language, compared with 53.6% and 42.5% respectively for City of Manningham.

The dominant language spoken at home, other than English, in Mullum Mullum Ward was Mandarin, with 6.7% of the population, or 2,525 people speaking this language at home.

The major differences between the languages spoken at home for the population of Mullum Mullum Ward and City of Manningham in 2016 were:

  • A smaller percentage speaking Mandarin at home (6.7% compared to 10.7%)
  • A smaller percentage speaking Greek at home (3.3% compared to 6.1%)
  • A smaller percentage speaking Cantonese at home (6.4% compared to 8.1%)
  • A smaller percentage speaking Italian at home (2.8% compared to 4.2%)

Emerging groups

Between 2011 and 2016, the number of people who spoke a language other than English at home increased by 1,020 or 10.8%, and the number of people who spoke English only decreased by 1,286 or 4.8%.

The largest changes in the spoken languages of the population in Mullum Mullum Ward between 2011 and 2016 were for those speaking:

  • Mandarin (+1,292 persons)
  • Italian (-217 persons)
  • Greek (-134 persons)
  • Persian/Dari (+106 persons)

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