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Rye - Tootgarook - St Andrews Beach

Language spoken at home

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In Rye - Tootgarook - St Andrews Beach, 7% of people spoke a language other than English at home in 2016.

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.

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
Rye - Tootgarook - St Andrews Beach - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Language (excludes English)Number%Mornington Peninsula Shire %Number%Mornington Peninsula Shire %2011 to 2016
map this data in atlas.idItalian3132.61.02962.51.0+17
map this data in atlas.idGreek2261.90.72021.70.7+24
Croatian
560.50.2700.60.2-14
German
330.30.4580.50.4-25
French
260.20.2200.20.2+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)20162011Change
Language summaryNumber%Mornington Peninsula Shire %Number%Mornington Peninsula Shire %2011 to 2016
Speaks English only
10,37185.988.910,01285.490.3+359
map this data in atlas.idNon-English total8567.15.48827.55.0-26
Not stated
8497.05.78267.14.7+23

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, 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: 2.6% Greek, Rye - Tootgarook - St Andrews Beach: 1.9% Croatian, Rye - Tootgarook - St Andrews Beach: 0.5% German, Rye - Tootgarook - St Andrews Beach: 0.3% French, Rye - Tootgarook - St Andrews Beach: 0.2%
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, Rye - Tootgarook - St Andrews Beach: +17 Greek, Rye - Tootgarook - St Andrews Beach: +24 Croatian, Rye - Tootgarook - St Andrews Beach: -14 German, Rye - Tootgarook - St Andrews Beach: -25 French, Rye - Tootgarook - St Andrews Beach: +6
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 Rye - Tootgarook - St Andrews Beach in 2016 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, 85.9% of the population spoke English only, and 7.1% spoke a non-English language, compared with 88.9% and 5.4% respectively for Mornington Peninsula Shire.

The dominant language spoken at home, other than English, in Rye - Tootgarook - St Andrews Beach was Italian, with 2.6% of the population, or 313 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 2016 were:

  • A larger percentage speaking Italian at home (2.6% compared to 1.0%)
  • A larger percentage speaking Greek at home (1.9% compared to 0.7%)

Emerging groups

Between 2011 and 2016, the number of people who spoke a language other than English at home decreased by 26 or 2.9%, and the number of people who spoke English only increased by 359 or 3.6%.

There were no major differences in Rye - Tootgarook - St Andrews Beach between 2011 and 2016.

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