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Willunga and Surrounds

Language spoken at home

In Willunga and Surrounds, 3% of people spoke a language other than English at home in 2011.

Willunga and Surrounds'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.

Willunga and Surrounds'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
Willunga and Surrounds - (Usual residence)20112006Change
Language (excludes English)Number%City of Onkaparinga %Number%City of Onkaparinga %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idGerman351.00.5381.10.6-3

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
Willunga and Surrounds - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Language summaryNumber%City of Onkaparinga %Number%City of Onkaparinga %2006 to 2011
Speaks English only3,30694.990.73,25993.791.3+47
Non-English total1123.26.01394.05.4-27
Not stated661.93.2802.33.3-14

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% German, Willunga and Surrounds: 1.0%
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 German, Willunga and Surrounds: -3
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2006 and 2011 (Usual residence data)
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Dominant groups

Analysis of the language spoken at home by the population of Willunga and Surrounds 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, 94.9% of the population spoke English only, and 3.2% 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 Willunga and Surrounds was German, with 1.0% of the population, or 35 people speaking this language at home.

There were no major differences between Willunga and Surrounds 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 decreased by 27 or 19.4%, and the number of people who spoke English only increased by 47 or 1.4%.

There were no major differences in Willunga and Surrounds between 2006 and 2011.

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