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Mullum Mullum Ward

Language spoken at home

In Mullum Mullum Ward, 25% of people spoke a language other than English at home in 2011.

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.

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 - (Usual residence)20112006Change
Language (excludes English)Number%City of Manningham %Number%City of Manningham %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idCantonese2,3086.27.92,1755.87.4+133
map this data in atlas.idGreek1,3693.77.11,4433.97.3-74
map this data in atlas.idItalian1,2513.45.11,2113.25.7+40
Mandarin
1,2333.36.28432.34.3+390
map this data in atlas.idArabic4461.21.63621.01.6+84
Persian/Dari
2860.81.11810.50.8+105
German
1700.50.42000.50.5-30
Afrikaans
1410.40.31190.30.2+22
Min Nan (incl.Hokkien)
1260.30.41100.30.3+16
Macedonian
1170.30.51480.40.6-31
Punjabi
1120.30.3540.10.2+58
Vietnamese
1090.30.6960.30.5+13
Hindi
1090.30.51120.30.4-3
Korean
1050.30.7790.20.5+26
Croatian
970.30.41100.30.5-13
Sinhalese
850.20.3580.20.2+27
Spanish
830.20.3850.20.3-2
Indonesian
790.20.3520.10.2+27
French
770.20.2650.20.1+12
Dutch
640.20.1730.20.1-9
Urdu
630.20.2480.10.2+15
Maltese
590.20.1350.10.1+24
Japanese
530.10.2480.10.1+5
Hungarian
480.10.1440.10.2+4
Turkish
480.10.3370.10.3+11
Polish
450.10.2570.20.2-12
Albanian
430.10.2310.10.2+12
Gujarati
420.10.1160.00.1+26
Hakka
420.10.1230.10.0+19
Tamil
380.10.3630.20.3-25
Russian
380.10.1330.10.1+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)20112006Change
Language summaryNumber%City of Manningham %Number%City of Manningham %2006 to 2011
Speaks English only26,90372.258.327,42973.460.7-526
Non-English total9,47125.438.88,63823.135.7+833
Not stated8822.42.91,2983.53.6-416

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 Cantonese, City of Manningham: 7.9% Greek, City of Manningham: 7.1% Italian, City of Manningham: 5.1% Mandarin, City of Manningham: 6.2% Arabic, City of Manningham: 1.6% Persian/Dari, City of Manningham: 1.1% German, City of Manningham: 0.4% Afrikaans, City of Manningham: 0.3% Min Nan (incl.Hokkien), City of Manningham: 0.4% Macedonian, City of Manningham: 0.5% Cantonese, Mullum Mullum Ward: 6.2% Greek, Mullum Mullum Ward: 3.7% Italian, Mullum Mullum Ward: 3.4% Mandarin, Mullum Mullum Ward: 3.3% Arabic, Mullum Mullum Ward: 1.2% Persian/Dari, Mullum Mullum Ward: 0.8% German, Mullum Mullum Ward: 0.5% Afrikaans, Mullum Mullum Ward: 0.4% Min Nan (incl.Hokkien), Mullum Mullum Ward: 0.3% Macedonian, Mullum Mullum Ward: 0.3%
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 Cantonese, Mullum Mullum Ward: +133 Greek, Mullum Mullum Ward: -74 Italian, Mullum Mullum Ward: +40 Mandarin, Mullum Mullum Ward: +390 Arabic, Mullum Mullum Ward: +84 Persian/Dari, Mullum Mullum Ward: +105 German, Mullum Mullum Ward: -30 Afrikaans, Mullum Mullum Ward: +22 Min Nan (incl.Hokkien), Mullum Mullum Ward: +16 Macedonian, Mullum Mullum Ward: -31
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 Mullum Mullum Ward in 2011 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, 72.2% of the population spoke English only, and 25.4% spoke a non-English language, compared with 58.3% and 38.8% respectively for City of Manningham.

The dominant language spoken at home, other than English, in Mullum Mullum Ward was Cantonese, with 6.2% of the population, or 2,308 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 2011 were:

  • A smaller percentage speaking Greek at home (3.7% compared to 7.1%)
  • A smaller percentage speaking Mandarin at home (3.3% compared to 6.2%)
  • A smaller percentage speaking Italian at home (3.4% compared to 5.1%)
  • A smaller percentage speaking Cantonese at home (6.2% compared to 7.9%)

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011, the number of people who spoke a language other than English at home increased by 833 or 9.6%, and the number of people who spoke English only decreased by 526 or 1.9%.

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

  • Mandarin (+390 persons)
  • Cantonese (+133 persons)
  • Persian/Dari (+105 persons)
  • Arabic (+84 persons)

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