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Rye - Tootgarook - St Andrews Beach

Language spoken at home

In Rye - Tootgarook - St Andrews Beach, 8% of people spoke a language other than English at home in 2011.

Rye - Tootgarook - St Andrews Beach'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.

Rye - Tootgarook - St Andrews Beach'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
Rye - Tootgarook - St Andrews Beach - (Usual residence)20112006Change
Language (excludes English)Number%Mornington Peninsula Shire %Number%Mornington Peninsula Shire %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idItalian2962.51.02882.51.0+8
map this data in atlas.idGreek2021.70.72071.80.7-5
Croatian
700.60.2410.40.2+29
German
580.50.4320.30.4+26
French
200.20.2260.20.1-6

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
Rye - Tootgarook - St Andrews Beach - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Language summaryNumber%Mornington Peninsula Shire %Number%Mornington Peninsula Shire %2006 to 2011
Speaks English only10,01285.490.39,21780.489.0+795
Non-English total8827.55.08087.04.4+75
Not stated8277.14.71,43512.56.5-609

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, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 1.0% Greek, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 0.7% Croatian, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 0.2% German, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 0.4% French, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 0.2% Italian, Rye - Tootgarook - St Andrews Beach: 2.5% Greek, Rye - Tootgarook - St Andrews Beach: 1.7% Croatian, Rye - Tootgarook - St Andrews Beach: 0.6% German, Rye - Tootgarook - St Andrews Beach: 0.5% French, Rye - Tootgarook - St Andrews Beach: 0.2%
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, Rye - Tootgarook - St Andrews Beach: +8 Greek, Rye - Tootgarook - St Andrews Beach: -5 Croatian, Rye - Tootgarook - St Andrews Beach: +29 German, Rye - Tootgarook - St Andrews Beach: +26 French, Rye - Tootgarook - St Andrews Beach: -6
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 Rye - Tootgarook - St Andrews Beach in 2011 compared to Mornington Peninsula Shire 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, 85.4% of the population spoke English only, and 7.5% spoke a non-English language, compared with 90.3% and 5.0% respectively for Mornington Peninsula Shire.

The dominant language spoken at home, other than English, in Rye - Tootgarook - St Andrews Beach was Italian, with 2.5% of the population, or 296 people speaking this language at home.

The major differences between the languages spoken at home for the population of Rye - Tootgarook - St Andrews Beach and Mornington Peninsula Shire in 2011 were:

  • A larger percentage speaking Italian at home (2.5% compared to 1.0%)
  • A larger percentage speaking Greek at home (1.7% compared to 0.7%)

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011, the number of people who spoke a language other than English at home increased by 74 or 9.2%, and the number of people who spoke English only increased by 795 or 8.6%.

There were no major differences in Rye - Tootgarook - St Andrews Beach between 2006 and 2011.

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