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Happy Valley

Language spoken at home

In Happy Valley, 6% of people spoke a language other than English at home in 2011.

Happy Valley'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.

Happy Valley'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
Happy Valley - (Usual residence)20112006Change
Language (excludes English)Number%City of Onkaparinga %Number%City of Onkaparinga %2006 to 2011
Mandarin
630.60.3200.20.1+43
map this data in atlas.idGerman570.50.5640.60.6-7
Greek
480.40.4770.70.5-29
Dutch
410.40.3200.20.3+21
Spanish
410.40.2230.20.2+18
map this data in atlas.idItalian360.30.5480.40.5-12
map this data in atlas.idPolish350.30.4480.40.5-13
Filipino/Tagalog
330.30.3420.40.2-9
Arabic
270.20.3430.40.3-16
French
240.20.1140.10.1+10
Cantonese
220.20.1270.20.2-5
Auslan
210.20.1130.10.0+8
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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
Happy Valley - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Language summaryNumber%City of Onkaparinga %Number%City of Onkaparinga %2006 to 2011
Speaks English only10,41192.090.710,59492.291.3-183
Non-English total6986.26.05825.15.4+116
Not stated2041.83.23112.73.3-107

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 Mandarin, City of Onkaparinga: 0.3% German, City of Onkaparinga: 0.5% Greek, City of Onkaparinga: 0.4% Spanish, City of Onkaparinga: 0.2% Dutch, City of Onkaparinga: 0.3% Italian, City of Onkaparinga: 0.5% Polish, City of Onkaparinga: 0.4% Filipino/Tagalog, City of Onkaparinga: 0.3% Arabic, City of Onkaparinga: 0.3% French, City of Onkaparinga: 0.1% Mandarin, Happy Valley: 0.6% German, Happy Valley: 0.5% Greek, Happy Valley: 0.4% Spanish, Happy Valley: 0.4% Dutch, Happy Valley: 0.4% Italian, Happy Valley: 0.3% Polish, Happy Valley: 0.3% Filipino/Tagalog, Happy Valley: 0.3% Arabic, Happy Valley: 0.2% French, Happy Valley: 0.2%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 (Usual residence data)
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Change in language spoken at home, 2006 to 2011
Change in language spoken at home, 2006 to 2011 Mandarin, Happy Valley: +43 German, Happy Valley: -7 Greek, Happy Valley: -29 Spanish, Happy Valley: +18 Dutch, Happy Valley: +21 Italian, Happy Valley: -12 Polish, Happy Valley: -13 Filipino/Tagalog, Happy Valley: -9 Arabic, Happy Valley: -16 French, Happy Valley: +10
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 Happy Valley in 2011 compared to the City of Onkaparinga shows that there was a larger proportion of people who spoke English only, and a similar proportion of those speaking a non-English language (either exclusively, or in addition to English).

Overall, 92.0% of the population spoke English only, and 6.2% 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 Happy Valley was Mandarin, with 0.6% of the population, or 63 people speaking this language at home.

There were no major differences between Happy Valley 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 116 or 19.9%, and the number of people who spoke English only decreased by 183 or 1.7%.

There were no major differences in Happy Valley between 2006 and 2011.

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