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Language spoken at home

In Orange City, 5% of people spoke a language other than English at home in 2011.

Orange City'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.

Orange City'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
Orange City - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Language (excludes English)Number%Regional NSW %Number%Regional NSW %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idItalian1640.40.61770.50.6-13
map this data in atlas.idDinka1430.40.030.00.0+140
Arabic
1190.30.2380.10.2+81
Filipino/Tagalog
840.20.2590.20.1+25
Russian
840.20.01000.30.0-16
Greek
820.20.2530.20.3+29
Mandarin
750.20.2400.10.2+35
Cantonese
670.20.2670.20.20
German
640.20.3520.10.3+12
Shona
630.20.0330.10.0+30
Spanish
610.20.2370.10.2+24
Afrikaans
590.20.170.00.0+52
Hindi
460.10.1240.10.1+22
Croatian
400.10.1390.10.1+1
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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
Orange City - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Language summaryNumber%Regional NSW %Number%Regional NSW %2006 to 2011
Speaks English only34,23089.990.432,48691.991.0+1,744
Non-English total1,8614.95.11,1983.44.5+663
Not stated1,9655.24.51,6554.74.5+310

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 Italian, Regional NSW: 0.6% Dinka, Regional NSW: 0.0% Arabic, Regional NSW: 0.2% Russian, Regional NSW: 0.0% Filipino/Tagalog, Regional NSW: 0.2% Greek, Regional NSW: 0.2% Mandarin, Regional NSW: 0.2% Cantonese, Regional NSW: 0.2% German, Regional NSW: 0.3% Shona, Regional NSW: 0.0% Italian, Orange City: 0.4% Dinka, Orange City: 0.4% Arabic, Orange City: 0.3% Russian, Orange City: 0.2% Filipino/Tagalog, Orange City: 0.2% Greek, Orange City: 0.2% Mandarin, Orange City: 0.2% Cantonese, Orange City: 0.2% German, Orange City: 0.2% Shona, Orange City: 0.2%
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 Italian, Orange City: -13 Dinka, Orange City: +140 Arabic, Orange City: +81 Russian, Orange City: -16 Filipino/Tagalog, Orange City: +25 Greek, Orange City: +29 Mandarin, Orange City: +35 Cantonese, Orange City: 0 German, Orange City: +12 Shona, Orange City: +30
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 Orange City in 2011 compared to Regional NSW shows that there was a similar proportion of people who spoke English only, as well as a similar proportion of those speaking a non-English language (either exclusively, or in addition to English).

Overall, 89.9% of the population spoke English only, and 4.9% spoke a non-English language, compared with 90.4% and 5.1% respectively for Regional NSW.

The dominant language spoken at home, other than English, in Orange City was Italian, with 0.4% of the population, or 164 people speaking this language at home.

There were no major differences between Orange City and Regional NSW in 2011.

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011, the number of people who spoke a language other than English at home increased by 663 or 55.3%, and the number of people who spoke English only increased by 1,744 or 5.4%.

The largest changes in the spoken languages of the population in Orange City between 2006 and 2011 were for those speaking:

  • Dinka (+140 persons)
  • Arabic (+81 persons)
  • Afrikaans (+52 persons)

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