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Craigburn Farm - Coromandel Valley

Proficiency in English

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In Craigburn Farm - Coromandel Valley, 28 people who were able to speak another language in 2016, 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 Craigburn Farm - Coromandel Valley'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
Craigburn Farm - Coromandel Valley - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
English proficiencyNumber%City of Mitcham %Number%City of Mitcham %2011 to 2016
Speaks English only3,20587.781.62,72890.584.0+477
Speaks another language, and English well or very well3439.413.02277.611.8+116
Speaks another language, and English not well or not at all280.81.8160.51.6+13
Not stated772.13.6421.42.5+35

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Proficiency in English, 2016
Proficiency in English, 2016 Not stated, City of Mitcham: 3.6% Speaks another language, and English not well or not at all, City of Mitcham: 1.8% Speaks another language, and English well or very well, City of Mitcham: 13.0% Speaks English only, City of Mitcham: 81.6% Not stated, Craigburn Farm - Coromandel Valley: 2.1% Speaks another language, and English not well or not at all, Craigburn Farm - Coromandel Valley: 0.8% Speaks another language, and English well or very well, Craigburn Farm - Coromandel Valley: 9.4% Speaks English only, Craigburn Farm - Coromandel Valley: 87.7%
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 Proficiency in English, 2011 to 2016
Change in Proficiency in English, 2011 to 2016 Not stated, Craigburn Farm - Coromandel Valley: +35 Speaks another language, and English not well or not at all, Craigburn Farm - Coromandel Valley: +13 Speaks another language, and English well or very well, Craigburn Farm - Coromandel Valley: +116 Speaks English only, Craigburn Farm - Coromandel Valley: +477
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 proficiency in English data of the population in Craigburn Farm - Coromandel Valley in 2016 compared to the City of Mitcham 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, 87.7% of people spoke English only, and 0.8% spoke another language and English not well or not at all, compared with 81.6% and 1.8% respectively for the City of Mitcham.

Emerging groups

The most significant changes in the proficiency in English of the population in this area between 2011 and 2016 were in those speaking:

  • Speaks English only (+477 persons)
  • Speaks another language, and English well or very well (+116 persons)

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