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Flagstaff Hill

Language spoken at home

In Flagstaff Hill, 9% of people spoke a language other than English at home in 2011.

Flagstaff 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.

Flagstaff 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
Flagstaff Hill - (Usual residence)20112006Change
Language (excludes English)Number%City of Onkaparinga %Number%City of Onkaparinga %2006 to 2011
Greek
880.90.41111.20.5-23
Mandarin
850.80.3240.30.1+60
map this data in atlas.idItalian850.80.5800.80.5+4
Persian/Dari
560.60.2360.40.2+20
map this data in atlas.idGerman490.50.5490.50.60
map this data in atlas.idPolish430.40.4720.80.5-29
Afrikaans
410.40.2110.10.1+30
Cantonese
400.40.1550.60.2-15
Serbian
390.40.1440.50.1-5
Spanish
340.30.2190.20.2+15
Filipino/Tagalog
290.30.3250.30.2+4
Hindi
270.30.1130.10.1+14
Dutch
220.20.3150.20.3+7
Arabic
210.20.3380.40.3-17
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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
Flagstaff Hill - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Language summaryNumber%City of Onkaparinga %Number%City of Onkaparinga %2006 to 2011
Speaks English only8,80588.590.78,32388.291.3+482
Non-English total9339.46.08909.45.4+43
Not stated2152.23.22222.43.3-8

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 Greek, City of Onkaparinga: 0.4% Italian, City of Onkaparinga: 0.5% Mandarin, City of Onkaparinga: 0.3% Persian/Dari, City of Onkaparinga: 0.2% German, City of Onkaparinga: 0.5% Polish, City of Onkaparinga: 0.4% Afrikaans, City of Onkaparinga: 0.2% Cantonese, City of Onkaparinga: 0.1% Serbian, City of Onkaparinga: 0.1% Spanish, City of Onkaparinga: 0.2% Greek, Flagstaff Hill: 0.9% Italian, Flagstaff Hill: 0.8% Mandarin, Flagstaff Hill: 0.8% Persian/Dari, Flagstaff Hill: 0.6% German, Flagstaff Hill: 0.5% Polish, Flagstaff Hill: 0.4% Afrikaans, Flagstaff Hill: 0.4% Cantonese, Flagstaff Hill: 0.4% Serbian, Flagstaff Hill: 0.4% Spanish, Flagstaff Hill: 0.3%
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 Greek, Flagstaff Hill: -23 Italian, Flagstaff Hill: +4 Mandarin, Flagstaff Hill: +60 Persian/Dari, Flagstaff Hill: +20 German, Flagstaff Hill: 0 Polish, Flagstaff Hill: -29 Afrikaans, Flagstaff Hill: +30 Cantonese, Flagstaff Hill: -15 Serbian, Flagstaff Hill: -5 Spanish, Flagstaff Hill: +15
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 Flagstaff Hill in 2011 compared to the City of Onkaparinga 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, 88.5% of the population spoke English only, and 9.4% spoke a non-English language, compared with 90.7% and 6.0% respectively for the City of Onkaparinga.

The dominant language spoken at home, other than English, in Flagstaff Hill was Greek, with 0.9% of the population, or 88 people speaking this language at home.

There were no major differences between Flagstaff Hill and City of Onkaparinga in 2011.

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011, the number of people who spoke a language other than English at home increased by 43 or 4.8%, and the number of people who spoke English only increased by 482 or 5.8%.

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

  • Mandarin (+60 persons)

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