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Taylors Hill

Language spoken at home

In Taylors Hill, 47% of people spoke a language other than English at home in 2011.

Taylors Hill'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.

Taylors Hill'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
Taylors Hill - (Usual residence)20112006Change
Language (excludes English)Number%City of Melton %Number%City of Melton %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idMacedonian6225.31.83675.61.8+255
map this data in atlas.idVietnamese4814.11.82423.71.1+239
map this data in atlas.idItalian3382.91.91882.92.1+150
map this data in atlas.idMaltese3232.72.11832.82.3+140
Filipino/Tagalog
2932.52.41802.71.9+113
map this data in atlas.idCroatian2912.51.12373.61.2+54
Punjabi
2782.40.91031.60.3+175
map this data in atlas.idArabic2762.31.51322.01.1+144
Hakka
2672.30.51532.30.4+114
Turkish
2392.01.01592.40.9+80
Greek
2261.91.41382.11.5+88
Hindi
2131.81.0881.30.5+125
Spanish
1921.61.51772.71.6+15
Serbian
1431.20.71011.50.7+42
Mandarin
1020.90.7520.80.4+50
Cantonese
1000.80.6721.10.5+28
Sinhalese
990.80.6410.60.4+58
Tamil
910.80.3520.80.2+39
Urdu
780.70.550.10.3+73
Polish
760.60.5460.70.6+30
Bosnian
730.60.3420.60.2+31
Albanian
690.60.3370.60.3+32
Persian/Dari
630.50.2100.20.1+53
Telugu
480.40.200.00.0+48
Portuguese
390.30.2260.40.2+13
Lao
350.30.1320.50.1+3
Thai
330.30.1180.30.1+15
Marathi
270.20.100.00.0+27
Assyrian/Aramaic
270.20.1140.20.1+13
Indonesian
270.20.200.00.1+27
Malayalam
260.20.240.10.1+22
Tigrinya
260.20.1--------
Non-verbal so described
230.20.2230.30.20
Dinka
210.20.4190.30.1+2
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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
Taylors Hill - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Language summaryNumber%City of Melton %Number%City of Melton %2006 to 2011
Speaks English only5,80649.365.83,06246.670.2+2,744
Non-English total5,58747.528.93,17648.324.3+2,411
Not stated3793.25.33365.15.5+43

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 Macedonian, City of Melton: 1.8% Vietnamese, City of Melton: 1.8% Italian, City of Melton: 1.9% Maltese, City of Melton: 2.1% Filipino/Tagalog, City of Melton: 2.4% Croatian, City of Melton: 1.1% Punjabi, City of Melton: 0.9% Arabic, City of Melton: 1.5% Hakka, City of Melton: 0.5% Turkish, City of Melton: 1.0% Macedonian, Taylors Hill: 5.3% Vietnamese, Taylors Hill: 4.1% Italian, Taylors Hill: 2.9% Maltese, Taylors Hill: 2.7% Filipino/Tagalog, Taylors Hill: 2.5% Croatian, Taylors Hill: 2.5% Punjabi, Taylors Hill: 2.4% Arabic, Taylors Hill: 2.3% Hakka, Taylors Hill: 2.3% Turkish, Taylors Hill: 2.0%
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 Macedonian, Taylors Hill: +255 Vietnamese, Taylors Hill: +239 Italian, Taylors Hill: +150 Maltese, Taylors Hill: +140 Filipino/Tagalog, Taylors Hill: +113 Croatian, Taylors Hill: +54 Punjabi, Taylors Hill: +175 Arabic, Taylors Hill: +144 Hakka, Taylors Hill: +114 Turkish, Taylors Hill: +80
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 Taylors Hill in 2011 compared to the City of Melton shows that there was a smaller proportion of people who spoke English only, and a larger proportion of those speaking a non-English language (either exclusively, or in addition to English).

Overall, 49.3% of the population spoke English only, and 47.5% spoke a non-English language, compared with 65.8% and 28.9% respectively for the City of Melton.

The dominant language spoken at home, other than English, in Taylors Hill was Macedonian, with 5.3% of the population, or 622 people speaking this language at home.

The major differences between the languages spoken at home for the population of Taylors Hill and the City of Melton in 2011 were:

  • A larger percentage speaking Macedonian at home (5.3% compared to 1.8%)
  • A larger percentage speaking Vietnamese at home (4.1% compared to 1.8%)
  • A larger percentage speaking Hakka at home (2.3% compared to 0.5%)
  • A larger percentage speaking Punjabi at home (2.4% compared to 0.9%)

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011, the number of people who spoke a language other than English at home increased by 2,411 or 75.9%, and the number of people who spoke English only increased by 2,744 or 89.6%.

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

  • Macedonian (+255 persons)
  • Vietnamese (+239 persons)
  • Punjabi (+175 persons)
  • Italian (+150 persons)

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