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Davoren Park - Elizabeth West

Language spoken at home

In Davoren Park - Elizabeth West, 9% of people spoke a language other than English at home in 2011.

Davoren Park - Elizabeth West'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.

Davoren Park - Elizabeth West'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
Davoren Park - Elizabeth West - (Usual residence)20112006Change
Language (excludes English)Number%City of Playford %Number%City of Playford %2006 to 2011
Dinka
731.10.400.00.0+73
Persian/Dari
701.00.600.00.0+70
map this data in atlas.idVietnamese430.60.9420.71.0+1
Filipino/Tagalog
410.60.4130.20.2+28
Spanish
340.50.3450.70.3-11
Khmer
300.40.5180.30.4+12
Swahili
270.40.200.00.0+27
map this data in atlas.idItalian240.31.0260.41.2-2
Serbian
220.30.2360.60.2-14

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
Davoren Park - Elizabeth West - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Language summaryNumber%City of Playford %Number%City of Playford %2006 to 2011
Speaks English only5,80585.186.15,55587.787.9+250
Non-English total5858.69.43245.16.9+261
Not stated4326.34.54577.25.3-26

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% Persian/Dari, City of Playford: 0.6% Vietnamese, City of Playford: 0.9% Filipino/Tagalog, City of Playford: 0.4% Spanish, City of Playford: 0.3% Khmer, City of Playford: 0.5% Swahili, City of Playford: 0.2% Italian, City of Playford: 1.0% Serbian, City of Playford: 0.2% Dinka, Davoren Park - Elizabeth West: 1.1% Persian/Dari, Davoren Park - Elizabeth West: 1.0% Vietnamese, Davoren Park - Elizabeth West: 0.6% Filipino/Tagalog, Davoren Park - Elizabeth West: 0.6% Spanish, Davoren Park - Elizabeth West: 0.5% Khmer, Davoren Park - Elizabeth West: 0.4% Swahili, Davoren Park - Elizabeth West: 0.4% Italian, Davoren Park - Elizabeth West: 0.3% Serbian, Davoren Park - Elizabeth West: 0.3%
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 Dinka, Davoren Park - Elizabeth West: +73 Persian/Dari, Davoren Park - Elizabeth West: +70 Vietnamese, Davoren Park - Elizabeth West: +1 Filipino/Tagalog, Davoren Park - Elizabeth West: +28 Spanish, Davoren Park - Elizabeth West: -11 Khmer, Davoren Park - Elizabeth West: +12 Swahili, Davoren Park - Elizabeth West: +27 Italian, Davoren Park - Elizabeth West: -2 Serbian, Davoren Park - Elizabeth West: -14
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 Davoren Park - Elizabeth West in 2011 compared to the City of Playford shows that there was a smaller proportion of people who spoke English only, as well as a smaller proportion of those speaking a non-English language (either exclusively, or in addition to English).

Overall, 85.1% of the population spoke English only, and 8.6% 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 Davoren Park - Elizabeth West was Dinka, with 1.1% of the population, or 73 people speaking this language at home.

There were no major differences between Davoren Park - Elizabeth West and City of Playford in 2011.

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011, the number of people who spoke a language other than English at home increased by 261 or 80.6%, and the number of people who spoke English only increased by 250 or 4.5%.

The largest changes in the spoken languages of the population in Davoren Park - Elizabeth West between 2006 and 2011 were for those speaking:

  • Dinka (+73 persons)
  • Persian/Dari (+70 persons)

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