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Keilor East

Language spoken at home

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In Keilor East, 35% of people spoke a language other than English at home in 2016.

Keilor East'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.

Keilor East'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.

Please note: Due to changes in ABS rules around perturbation and additivity of data to protect the confidentiality of individuals in 2016, counts of individual language groups and totals derived from them may differ slightly from those published by the ABS. For more information see notes on data confidentiality.

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
Keilor East - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Language (excludes English)Number%City of Moonee Valley %Number%City of Moonee Valley %2011 to 2016
map this data in atlas.idItalian1,52810.66.81,72313.08.1-195
map this data in atlas.idGreek7535.23.17725.83.5-19
Vietnamese
4333.02.32992.32.1+134
map this data in atlas.idArabic2761.91.52231.71.5+53
Cantonese
2731.91.62061.61.7+67
Maltese
1711.20.61651.20.7+6
Mandarin
1581.11.8770.61.3+81
Croatian
1541.10.81501.10.9+4
Spanish
1381.01.01501.10.9-12
Macedonian
1110.80.41471.10.4-36
Punjabi
880.60.3740.60.4+14
Filipino/Tagalog
880.60.4960.70.4-8
Turkish
600.40.5480.40.5+12
Tamil
570.40.2290.20.2+28
Polish
490.30.3690.50.4-20
Serbian
450.30.2500.40.2-5
Malayalam
400.30.280.10.1+32
Persian/Dari
350.20.460.00.1+29
Sinhalese
340.20.3260.20.3+8
Hindi
290.20.8450.30.6-16
Assyrian/Aramaic
270.20.1480.40.1-21
Slovene
260.20.1300.20.1-4
Japanese
260.20.2240.20.2+2
German
250.20.3220.20.3+3
Albanian
240.20.1140.10.1+10
French
220.20.3210.20.3+1
Bengali
210.10.100.00.1+21
Ukrainian
200.10.2280.20.3-8
Portuguese
200.10.2260.20.1-6
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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
Keilor East - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Language summaryNumber%City of Moonee Valley %Number%City of Moonee Valley %2011 to 2016
Speaks English only
8,66760.364.57,81959.065.7+848
map this data in atlas.idNon-English total4,96234.529.74,88236.829.6+80
Not stated
7335.15.85534.24.7+180

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

Language spoken at home, 2016
Language spoken at home, 2016 Italian, City of Moonee Valley: 6.8% Greek, City of Moonee Valley: 3.1% Vietnamese, City of Moonee Valley: 2.3% Arabic, City of Moonee Valley: 1.5% Cantonese, City of Moonee Valley: 1.6% Maltese, City of Moonee Valley: 0.6% Mandarin, City of Moonee Valley: 1.8% Croatian, City of Moonee Valley: 0.8% Spanish, City of Moonee Valley: 1.0% Macedonian, City of Moonee Valley: 0.4% Italian, Keilor East: 10.6% Greek, Keilor East: 5.2% Vietnamese, Keilor East: 3.0% Arabic, Keilor East: 1.9% Cantonese, Keilor East: 1.9% Maltese, Keilor East: 1.2% Mandarin, Keilor East: 1.1% Croatian, Keilor East: 1.1% Spanish, Keilor East: 1.0% Macedonian, Keilor East: 0.8%
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 language spoken at home, 2011 to 2016
Change in language spoken at home, 2011 to 2016 Italian, Keilor East: -195 Greek, Keilor East: -19 Vietnamese, Keilor East: +134 Arabic, Keilor East: +53 Cantonese, Keilor East: +67 Maltese, Keilor East: +6 Mandarin, Keilor East: +81 Croatian, Keilor East: +4 Spanish, Keilor East: -12 Macedonian, Keilor East: -36
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 language spoken at home by the population of Keilor East in 2016 compared to the City of Moonee Valley 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, 60.3% of the population spoke English only, and 34.5% spoke a non-English language, compared with 64.5% and 29.7% respectively for the City of Moonee Valley.

The dominant language spoken at home, other than English, in Keilor East was Italian, with 10.6% of the population, or 1,528 people speaking this language at home.

The major differences between the languages spoken at home for the population of Keilor East and the City of Moonee Valley in 2016 were:

  • A larger percentage speaking Italian at home (10.6% compared to 6.8%)
  • A larger percentage speaking Greek at home (5.2% compared to 3.1%)

Emerging groups

Between 2011 and 2016, the number of people who spoke a language other than English at home increased by 80 or 1.6%, and the number of people who spoke English only increased by 848 or 10.8%.

The largest changes in the spoken languages of the population in Keilor East between 2011 and 2016 were for those speaking:

  • Italian (-195 persons)
  • Vietnamese (+134 persons)
  • Mandarin (+81 persons)
  • Cantonese (+67 persons)

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