Mullum Mullum Ward

Proficiency in English

In Mullum Mullum Ward, 1,269 people who were able to speak another language in 2011, reported difficulty speaking English.

Proficiency in English measures the self-assessed proficiency in spoken English of people who speak a language other than English at home. The data, when viewed with other ethnic and cultural indicators, such as Ancestry, Country of Birth, Language Spoken at Home and Religion, reflects Mullum Mullum Ward's ethnic composition and how long the overseas born have been in Australia. This helps service providers determine whether they need to communicate with the local population in languages other than English.

Derived from the Census question:

'How well does the person speak English?'

Total population

Proficiency in English
Mullum Mullum Ward - Total persons (Enumerated)20112006Change
English proficiencyNumber%City of Manningham %Number%City of Manningham %2006 to 2011
Speaks English only26,47772.358.326,95373.560.5-476
Speaks another language, and English well or very well8,14022.233.07,44320.330.5+697
Speaks another language, and English not well or not at all1,2693.56.11,0883.05.5+181
Not stated7292.02.61,1843.23.5-455

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2006 and 2011. Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.

Proficiency in English, 2011
Proficiency in English, 2011 Not stated, City of Manningham: 2.6% Speaks another language, and English not well or not at all, City of Manningham: 6.1% Speaks another language, and English well or very well, City of Manningham: 33.0% Speaks English only, City of Manningham: 58.3% Not stated, Mullum Mullum Ward: 2.0% Speaks another language, and English not well or not at all, Mullum Mullum Ward: 3.5% Speaks another language, and English well or very well, Mullum Mullum Ward: 22.2% Speaks English only, Mullum Mullum Ward: 72.3%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 (Enumerated data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in Proficiency in English, 2006 to 2011
Change in Proficiency in English, 2006 to 2011 Not stated, Mullum Mullum Ward: -455 Speaks another language, and English not well or not at all, Mullum Mullum Ward: +181 Speaks another language, and English well or very well, Mullum Mullum Ward: +697 Speaks English only, Mullum Mullum Ward: -476
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2006 and 2011 (Enumerated data)
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Dominant groups

Analysis of the proficiency in English data of the population in Mullum Mullum Ward in 2011 compared to City of Manningham shows that there was a higher proportion of people who spoke English only, and a lower proportion of people who spoke another language and English not well or not at all.

Overall, 72.3% of people spoke English only, and 3.5% spoke another language and English not well or not at all, compared with 58.3% and 6.1% respectively for City of Manningham.

Emerging groups

The most significant changes in the proficiency in English of the population in this area between 2006 and 2011 were in those speaking:

  • Speaks another language, and English well or very well (+697 persons)
  • Speaks English only (-476 persons)
  • Speaks another language, and English not well or not at all (+181 persons)

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