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Central North District

Language spoken at home

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This topic has been updated with 2016 Census data for all areas. What's this?

In Central North District, 6% of people spoke a language other than English at home in 2016.

Central North District'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.

Central North District'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
Central North District - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Language (excludes English)Number%City of Onkaparinga %Number%City of Onkaparinga %2011 to 2016
map this data in atlas.idPolish3260.40.43700.50.4-44
Arabic
3100.40.33650.50.3-55
Filipino/Tagalog
3000.40.42450.30.3+55
Mandarin
2850.40.51940.30.3+91
map this data in atlas.idGerman2700.40.53770.50.5-108
Greek
2210.30.43190.40.4-99
Spanish
1810.20.21790.30.2+2
Malayalam
1810.30.2830.10.1+99
Urdu
1790.20.21420.20.1+37
map this data in atlas.idItalian1610.20.42770.40.5-116
Persian/Dari
1520.20.21300.20.2+22
Dutch
1240.20.31860.30.3-62
Hindi
1190.20.1780.10.1+41
Russian
1100.20.1960.10.1+14
Punjabi
1000.10.1330.00.0+67
Afrikaans
960.10.2850.10.2+11
Cantonese
910.10.11130.20.1-22
Croatian
900.10.11210.20.1-31
Vietnamese
830.10.1500.10.1+33
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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
Central North District - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Language summaryNumber%City of Onkaparinga %Number%City of Onkaparinga %2011 to 2016
Speaks English only
64,15788.288.363,76489.590.7+393
map this data in atlas.idNon-English total4,4236.16.74,8506.86.0-427
Not stated
4,1455.75.02,6073.73.2+1,538

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 Polish, City of Onkaparinga: 0.4% Arabic, City of Onkaparinga: 0.3% Filipino/Tagalog, City of Onkaparinga: 0.4% Mandarin, City of Onkaparinga: 0.5% German, City of Onkaparinga: 0.5% Greek, City of Onkaparinga: 0.4% Malayalam, City of Onkaparinga: 0.2% Spanish, City of Onkaparinga: 0.2% Urdu, City of Onkaparinga: 0.2% Italian, City of Onkaparinga: 0.4% Polish, Central North District: 0.4% Arabic, Central North District: 0.4% Filipino/Tagalog, Central North District: 0.4% Mandarin, Central North District: 0.4% German, Central North District: 0.4% Greek, Central North District: 0.3% Malayalam, Central North District: 0.3% Spanish, Central North District: 0.2% Urdu, Central North District: 0.2% Italian, Central North District: 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 Polish, Central North District: -44 Arabic, Central North District: -55 Filipino/Tagalog, Central North District: +55 Mandarin, Central North District: +91 German, Central North District: -108 Greek, Central North District: -99 Malayalam, Central North District: +99 Spanish, Central North District: +2 Urdu, Central North District: +37 Italian, Central North District: -116
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 Central North District in 2016 compared to the City of Onkaparinga shows that there was a similar 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, 88.2% of the population spoke English only, and 6.1% spoke a non-English language, compared with 88.3% and 6.7% respectively for the City of Onkaparinga.

The dominant language spoken at home, other than English, in Central North District was Polish, with 0.4% of the population, or 326 people speaking this language at home.

There were no major differences between Central North District and City of Onkaparinga in 2016.

Emerging groups

Between 2011 and 2016, the number of people who spoke a language other than English at home decreased by 427 or 8.8%, and the number of people who spoke English only increased by 393 or 0.6%.

The largest changes in the spoken languages of the population in Central North District between 2011 and 2016 were for those speaking:

  • Italian (-116 persons)
  • German (-108 persons)
  • Greek (-99 persons)
  • Malayalam (+99 persons)

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