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Torrens Park - Lynton

Language spoken at home

In Torrens Park - Lynton, 10% of people spoke a language other than English at home in 2011.

Torrens Park - Lynton'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.

Torrens Park - Lynton'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
Torrens Park - Lynton - (Usual residence)20112006Change
Language (excludes English)Number%City of Mitcham %Number%City of Mitcham %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idGreek542.02.4592.32.5-5
map this data in atlas.idItalian301.11.0160.61.1+14
Korean
210.80.330.10.1+18

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
Torrens Park - Lynton - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Language summaryNumber%City of Mitcham %Number%City of Mitcham %2006 to 2011
Speaks English only2,39986.884.02,26486.885.3+135
Non-English total28210.213.42419.211.7+41
Not stated823.02.61044.03.0-22

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 Greek, City of Mitcham: 2.4% Italian, City of Mitcham: 1.0% Korean, City of Mitcham: 0.3% Greek, Torrens Park - Lynton: 2.0% Italian, Torrens Park - Lynton: 1.1% Korean, Torrens Park - Lynton: 0.8%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 (Usual residence data)
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Change in language spoken at home, 2006 to 2011
Change in language spoken at home, 2006 to 2011 Greek, Torrens Park - Lynton: -5 Italian, Torrens Park - Lynton: +14 Korean, Torrens Park - Lynton: +18
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 Torrens Park - Lynton in 2011 compared to the City of Mitcham 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, 86.8% of the population spoke English only, and 10.2% spoke a non-English language, compared with 84.0% and 13.4% respectively for the City of Mitcham.

The dominant language spoken at home, other than English, in Torrens Park - Lynton was Greek, with 2.0% of the population, or 54 people speaking this language at home.

There were no major differences between Torrens Park - Lynton and City of Mitcham in 2011.

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011, the number of people who spoke a language other than English at home increased by 41 or 17.0%, and the number of people who spoke English only increased by 135 or 6.0%.

There were no major differences in Torrens Park - Lynton between 2006 and 2011.

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