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Seaford Rise - Seaford Heights

Language spoken at home

In Seaford Rise - Seaford Heights, 5% of people spoke a language other than English at home in 2011.

Seaford Rise - Seaford Heights'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.

Seaford Rise - Seaford Heights'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
Seaford Rise - Seaford Heights - (Usual residence)20112006Change
Language (excludes English)Number%City of Onkaparinga %Number%City of Onkaparinga %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idGerman360.70.5330.70.6+3
map this data in atlas.idPolish210.40.4180.40.5+3
Spanish
200.40.2170.40.2+3

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
Seaford Rise - Seaford Heights - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Language summaryNumber%City of Onkaparinga %Number%City of Onkaparinga %2006 to 2011
Speaks English only4,94991.790.74,34193.291.3+608
Non-English total2514.76.02204.75.4+31
Not stated1953.63.2972.13.3+98

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 German, City of Onkaparinga: 0.5% Polish, City of Onkaparinga: 0.4% Spanish, City of Onkaparinga: 0.2% German, Seaford Rise - Seaford Heights: 0.7% Polish, Seaford Rise - Seaford Heights: 0.4% Spanish, Seaford Rise - Seaford Heights: 0.4%
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 German, Seaford Rise - Seaford Heights: +3 Polish, Seaford Rise - Seaford Heights: +3 Spanish, Seaford Rise - Seaford Heights: +3
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 Seaford Rise - Seaford Heights in 2011 compared to the City of Onkaparinga shows that there was a larger proportion of people who spoke English only, and a smaller proportion of those speaking a non-English language (either exclusively, or in addition to English).

Overall, 91.7% of the population spoke English only, and 4.7% 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 Seaford Rise - Seaford Heights was German, with 0.7% of the population, or 36 people speaking this language at home.

There were no major differences between Seaford Rise - Seaford Heights 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 31 or 14.1%, and the number of people who spoke English only increased by 608 or 14.0%.

There were no major differences in Seaford Rise - Seaford Heights between 2006 and 2011.

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