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Cobblebank - Strathtulloh

Language spoken at home

In Cobblebank - Strathtulloh, 23% of people spoke a language other than English at home in 2011.

Cobblebank - Strathtulloh'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.

Cobblebank - Strathtulloh'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
Cobblebank - Strathtulloh - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Language (excludes English)Number%City of Melton %Number%City of Melton %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idMaltese379.82.1267.42.3+11

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
Cobblebank - Strathtulloh - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Language summaryNumber%City of Melton %Number%City of Melton %2006 to 2011
Speaks English only25366.565.827275.970.2-19
Non-English total8622.728.96718.824.3+19
Not stated4110.85.3195.35.5+22

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 Maltese, City of Melton: 2.1% Maltese, Cobblebank - Strathtulloh: 9.8%
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 Maltese, Cobblebank - Strathtulloh: +11
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 Cobblebank - Strathtulloh in 2011 compared to City of Melton 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, 66.5% of the population spoke English only, and 22.7% spoke a non-English language, compared with 65.8% and 28.9% respectively for City of Melton.

The dominant language spoken at home, other than English, in Cobblebank - Strathtulloh was Maltese, with 9.8% of the population, or 37 people speaking this language at home.

The major difference between the languages spoken at home for the population of Cobblebank - Strathtulloh and City of Melton in 2011 was:

  • A larger percentage speaking Maltese at home (9.8% compared to 2.1%)

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011, the number of people who spoke a language other than English at home increased by 19 or 28.4%, and the number of people who spoke English only decreased by 19 or 7.0%.

There were no major differences in Cobblebank - Strathtulloh between 2006 and 2011.

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