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Cobblebank - Strathtulloh

Language spoken at home

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In Cobblebank - Strathtulloh, 26% of people spoke a language other than English at home in 2016.

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.

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
Cobblebank - Strathtulloh - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Language (excludes English)Number%City of Melton %Number%City of Melton %2011 to 2016
Filipino/Tagalog
273.22.600.02.4+28
Punjabi
192.31.900.00.9+20
map this data in atlas.idMaltese192.31.9379.82.1-18
Sinhalese
182.10.700.00.6+18
Hindi
161.91.400.01.0+16
Samoan
111.30.700.00.4+11
Turkish
101.20.892.51.0+1

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)20162011Change
Language summaryNumber%City of Melton %Number%City of Melton %2011 to 2016
Speaks English only
57966.861.325366.565.8+326
map this data in atlas.idNon-English total22926.432.28622.728.9+143
Not stated
586.86.64110.85.3+17

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 Filipino/Tagalog, City of Melton: 2.6% Punjabi, City of Melton: 1.9% Maltese, City of Melton: 1.9% Sinhalese, City of Melton: 0.7% Hindi, City of Melton: 1.4% Samoan, City of Melton: 0.7% Turkish, City of Melton: 0.8% Filipino/Tagalog, Cobblebank - Strathtulloh: 3.2% Punjabi, Cobblebank - Strathtulloh: 2.3% Maltese, Cobblebank - Strathtulloh: 2.3% Sinhalese, Cobblebank - Strathtulloh: 2.1% Hindi, Cobblebank - Strathtulloh: 1.9% Samoan, Cobblebank - Strathtulloh: 1.3% Turkish, Cobblebank - Strathtulloh: 1.2%
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 Filipino/Tagalog, Cobblebank - Strathtulloh: +28 Punjabi, Cobblebank - Strathtulloh: +20 Maltese, Cobblebank - Strathtulloh: -18 Sinhalese, Cobblebank - Strathtulloh: +18 Hindi, Cobblebank - Strathtulloh: +16 Samoan, Cobblebank - Strathtulloh: +11 Turkish, Cobblebank - Strathtulloh: +1
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 Cobblebank - Strathtulloh in 2016 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, 66.8% of the population spoke English only, and 26.4% spoke a non-English language, compared with 61.3% and 32.2% respectively for City of Melton.

The dominant language spoken at home, other than English, in Cobblebank - Strathtulloh was Filipino/Tagalog, with 3.2% of the population, or 27 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 2016 was:

  • A larger percentage speaking Sinhalese at home (2.1% compared to 0.7%)

Emerging groups

Between 2011 and 2016, the number of people who spoke a language other than English at home increased by 143 or 166.3%, and the number of people who spoke English only increased by 326 or 128.9%.

There were no major differences in Cobblebank - Strathtulloh between 2011 and 2016.

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