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Notting Hill

Language spoken at home

In Notting Hill, 44% of people spoke a language other than English at home in 2011.

Notting 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.

Notting 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
Notting Hill - (Usual residence)20112006Change
Language (excludes English)Number%City of Monash %Number%City of Monash %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idMandarin32014.89.31308.26.1+190
Cantonese
803.74.9764.84.9+4
Sinhalese
743.42.2291.81.5+45
Vietnamese
572.61.5271.71.3+30
Persian/Dari
361.70.4161.00.4+20
map this data in atlas.idGreek331.56.5372.36.9-4
Arabic
321.50.7161.00.7+16
Indonesian
271.20.9553.50.8-28
Punjabi
221.00.880.50.4+14
Italian
200.92.6271.73.1-7
Bengali
200.90.470.40.3+13

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
Notting Hill - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Language summaryNumber%City of Monash %Number%City of Monash %2006 to 2011
Speaks English only99646.052.189756.356.7+99
Non-English total95144.044.461438.638.6+337
Not stated21610.03.5815.14.7+135

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 Mandarin, City of Monash: 9.3% Cantonese, City of Monash: 4.9% Sinhalese, City of Monash: 2.2% Vietnamese, City of Monash: 1.5% Persian/Dari, City of Monash: 0.4% Greek, City of Monash: 6.5% Arabic, City of Monash: 0.7% Indonesian, City of Monash: 0.9% Punjabi, City of Monash: 0.8% Italian, City of Monash: 2.6% Mandarin, Notting Hill: 14.8% Cantonese, Notting Hill: 3.7% Sinhalese, Notting Hill: 3.4% Vietnamese, Notting Hill: 2.6% Persian/Dari, Notting Hill: 1.7% Greek, Notting Hill: 1.5% Arabic, Notting Hill: 1.5% Indonesian, Notting Hill: 1.2% Punjabi, Notting Hill: 1.0% Italian, Notting Hill: 0.9%
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 Mandarin, Notting Hill: +190 Cantonese, Notting Hill: +4 Sinhalese, Notting Hill: +45 Vietnamese, Notting Hill: +30 Persian/Dari, Notting Hill: +20 Greek, Notting Hill: -4 Arabic, Notting Hill: +16 Indonesian, Notting Hill: -28 Punjabi, Notting Hill: +14 Italian, Notting Hill: -7
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 Notting Hill in 2011 compared to City of Monash shows that there was a smaller proportion of people who spoke English only, and a similar proportion of those speaking a non-English language (either exclusively, or in addition to English).

Overall, 46.0% of the population spoke English only, and 44.0% spoke a non-English language, compared with 52.1% and 44.4% respectively for City of Monash.

The dominant language spoken at home, other than English, in Notting Hill was Mandarin, with 14.8% of the population, or 320 people speaking this language at home.

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

  • A larger percentage speaking Mandarin at home (14.8% compared to 9.3%)
  • A larger percentage speaking Persian/Dari at home (1.7% compared to 0.4%)
  • A smaller percentage speaking Greek at home (1.5% compared to 6.5%)
  • A smaller percentage speaking Italian at home (0.9% compared to 2.6%)

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011, the number of people who spoke a language other than English at home increased by 337 or 54.9%, and the number of people who spoke English only increased by 99 or 11.0%.

The largest change in the spoken languages of the population in Notting Hill between 2006 and 2011 was for those speaking:

  • Mandarin (+190 persons)

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