City of PlayfordCommunity profile
Skip to content

Elizabeth East

Language spoken at home

In Elizabeth East, 9% of people spoke a language other than English at home in 2011.

Elizabeth East'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.

Elizabeth East'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
Elizabeth East - (Usual residence)20112006Change
Language (excludes English)Number%City of Playford %Number%City of Playford %2006 to 2011
Persian/Dari
922.10.690.20.0+83
Arabic
260.60.340.10.1+22
Filipino/Tagalog
220.50.4100.20.2+12
German
210.50.3120.30.3+9
map this data in atlas.idItalian210.51.0160.41.2+5

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
Elizabeth East - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Language summaryNumber%City of Playford %Number%City of Playford %2006 to 2011
Speaks English only3,69786.286.13,84788.987.9-150
Non-English total3979.39.42325.46.9+165
Not stated1974.64.52515.85.3-54

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 Persian/Dari, City of Playford: 0.6% Arabic, City of Playford: 0.3% Filipino/Tagalog, City of Playford: 0.4% Italian, City of Playford: 1.0% German, City of Playford: 0.3% Persian/Dari, Elizabeth East: 2.1% Arabic, Elizabeth East: 0.6% Filipino/Tagalog, Elizabeth East: 0.5% Italian, Elizabeth East: 0.5% German, Elizabeth East: 0.5%
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 Persian/Dari, Elizabeth East: +83 Arabic, Elizabeth East: +22 Filipino/Tagalog, Elizabeth East: +12 Italian, Elizabeth East: +5 German, Elizabeth East: +9
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 Elizabeth East in 2011 compared to the City of Playford 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, 86.2% of the population spoke English only, and 9.3% 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 Elizabeth East was Persian/Dari, with 2.1% of the population, or 92 people speaking this language at home.

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

  • A larger percentage speaking Persian/Dari at home (2.1% compared to 0.6%)

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011, the number of people who spoke a language other than English at home increased by 165 or 71.1%, and the number of people who spoke English only decreased by 150 or 3.9%.

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

  • Persian/Dari (+83 persons)

To continue building your demographic story go to...