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Andrews Farm

Language spoken at home

In Andrews Farm, 8% of people spoke a language other than English at home in 2011.

Andrews Farm'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.

Andrews Farm'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
Andrews Farm - (Usual residence)20112006Change
Language (excludes English)Number%City of Playford %Number%City of Playford %2006 to 2011
Dinka
991.60.400.00.0+99
map this data in atlas.idItalian410.71.0310.91.2+10
Greek
350.60.6220.70.6+13
map this data in atlas.idVietnamese310.50.9180.51.0+13
Filipino/Tagalog
250.40.470.20.2+18
Khmer
210.30.5180.50.4+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
Andrews Farm - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Language summaryNumber%City of Playford %Number%City of Playford %2006 to 2011
Speaks English only5,47087.586.13,09392.887.9+2,377
Non-English total4807.79.41404.26.9+340
Not stated2984.84.51013.05.3+197

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 Dinka, City of Playford: 0.4% Italian, City of Playford: 1.0% Greek, City of Playford: 0.6% Vietnamese, City of Playford: 0.9% Filipino/Tagalog, City of Playford: 0.4% Khmer, City of Playford: 0.5% Dinka, Andrews Farm: 1.6% Italian, Andrews Farm: 0.7% Greek, Andrews Farm: 0.6% Vietnamese, Andrews Farm: 0.5% Filipino/Tagalog, Andrews Farm: 0.4% Khmer, Andrews Farm: 0.3%
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 Dinka, Andrews Farm: +99 Italian, Andrews Farm: +10 Greek, Andrews Farm: +13 Vietnamese, Andrews Farm: +13 Filipino/Tagalog, Andrews Farm: +18 Khmer, Andrews Farm: +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 Andrews Farm in 2011 compared to the City of Playford 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, 87.5% of the population spoke English only, and 7.7% spoke a non-English language, compared with 86.1% and 9.4% respectively for the City of Playford.

The dominant language spoken at home, other than English, in Andrews Farm was Dinka, with 1.6% of the population, or 99 people speaking this language at home.

The major difference between the languages spoken at home for the population of Andrews Farm and the City of Playford in 2011 was:

  • A larger percentage speaking Dinka at home (1.6% compared to 0.4%)

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011, the number of people who spoke a language other than English at home increased by 340 or 242.9%, and the number of people who spoke English only increased by 2,377 or 76.9%.

The largest change in the spoken languages of the population in Andrews Farm between 2006 and 2011 was for those speaking:

  • Dinka (+99 persons)

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