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Aberfeldie

Language spoken at home

In Aberfeldie, 17% of people spoke a language other than English at home in 2011.

Aberfeldie'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.

Aberfeldie'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
Aberfeldie - (Usual residence)20112006Change
Language (excludes English)Number%City of Moonee Valley %Number%City of Moonee Valley %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idItalian1724.78.12035.89.3-31
map this data in atlas.idGreek1002.73.5661.93.6+35
Croatian
371.00.9140.40.8+24
Vietnamese
260.72.1230.71.9+2
map this data in atlas.idArabic250.71.570.21.3+18
Cantonese
200.61.7250.71.8-5
Polish
200.60.4180.50.4+2

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
Aberfeldie - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Language summaryNumber%City of Moonee Valley %Number%City of Moonee Valley %2006 to 2011
Speaks English only2,91179.465.72,86181.765.6+50
Non-English total61216.729.651814.828.7+94
Not stated1423.94.71223.55.7+20

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 Italian, City of Moonee Valley: 8.1% Greek, City of Moonee Valley: 3.5% Croatian, City of Moonee Valley: 0.9% Vietnamese, City of Moonee Valley: 2.1% Arabic, City of Moonee Valley: 1.5% Polish, City of Moonee Valley: 0.4% Cantonese, City of Moonee Valley: 1.7% Italian, Aberfeldie: 4.7% Greek, Aberfeldie: 2.7% Croatian, Aberfeldie: 1.0% Vietnamese, Aberfeldie: 0.7% Arabic, Aberfeldie: 0.7% Polish, Aberfeldie: 0.6% Cantonese, Aberfeldie: 0.6%
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 Italian, Aberfeldie: -31 Greek, Aberfeldie: +35 Croatian, Aberfeldie: +24 Vietnamese, Aberfeldie: +2 Arabic, Aberfeldie: +18 Polish, Aberfeldie: +2 Cantonese, Aberfeldie: -5
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 Aberfeldie in 2011 compared to the City of Moonee Valley 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, 79.4% of the population spoke English only, and 16.7% spoke a non-English language, compared with 65.7% and 29.6% respectively for the City of Moonee Valley.

The dominant language spoken at home, other than English, in Aberfeldie was Italian, with 4.7% of the population, or 172 people speaking this language at home.

The major differences between the languages spoken at home for the population of Aberfeldie and the City of Moonee Valley in 2011 were:

  • A smaller percentage speaking Italian at home (4.7% compared to 8.1%)
  • A smaller percentage speaking Vietnamese at home (0.7% compared to 2.1%)
  • A smaller percentage speaking Cantonese at home (0.6% compared to 1.7%)

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011, the number of people who spoke a language other than English at home increased by 94 or 18.1%, and the number of people who spoke English only increased by 50 or 1.7%.

There were no major differences in Aberfeldie between 2006 and 2011.

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