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Playford North Urban Renewal area

Language spoken at home

In Playford North Urban Renewal area, 9% of people spoke a language other than English at home in 2011.

Playford North Urban Renewal area'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.

Playford North Urban Renewal area'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
Playford North Urban Renewal area - (Usual residence)20112006Change
Language (excludes English)Number%City of Playford %Number%City of Playford %2006 to 2011
Persian/Dari
1611.20.600.00.0+161
Dinka
1511.20.400.00.0+151
Filipino/Tagalog
840.70.4140.10.2+70
map this data in atlas.idVietnamese760.60.9570.61.0+19
Spanish
680.50.3560.60.3+12
map this data in atlas.idItalian570.41.0420.41.2+15
Khmer
500.40.5190.20.4+31
Greek
360.30.6180.20.6+18
Swahili
360.30.200.00.0+36
Arabic
280.20.390.10.1+19
German
270.20.3260.30.30
Serbian
260.20.2400.40.2-14
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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
Playford North Urban Renewal area - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Language summaryNumber%City of Playford %Number%City of Playford %2006 to 2011
Speaks English only10,78783.986.18,07487.187.9+2,713
Non-English total1,1939.39.44554.96.9+738
Not stated8816.84.57418.05.3+139

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% Dinka, City of Playford: 0.4% Filipino/Tagalog, City of Playford: 0.4% Vietnamese, City of Playford: 0.9% Spanish, City of Playford: 0.3% Italian, City of Playford: 1.0% Khmer, City of Playford: 0.5% Swahili, City of Playford: 0.2% Greek, City of Playford: 0.6% Arabic, City of Playford: 0.3% Persian/Dari, Playford North Urban Renewal area: 1.2% Dinka, Playford North Urban Renewal area: 1.2% Filipino/Tagalog, Playford North Urban Renewal area: 0.7% Vietnamese, Playford North Urban Renewal area: 0.6% Spanish, Playford North Urban Renewal area: 0.5% Italian, Playford North Urban Renewal area: 0.4% Khmer, Playford North Urban Renewal area: 0.4% Swahili, Playford North Urban Renewal area: 0.3% Greek, Playford North Urban Renewal area: 0.3% Arabic, Playford North Urban Renewal area: 0.2%
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 Persian/Dari, Playford North Urban Renewal area: +161 Dinka, Playford North Urban Renewal area: +151 Filipino/Tagalog, Playford North Urban Renewal area: +70 Vietnamese, Playford North Urban Renewal area: +19 Spanish, Playford North Urban Renewal area: +12 Italian, Playford North Urban Renewal area: +15 Khmer, Playford North Urban Renewal area: +31 Swahili, Playford North Urban Renewal area: +36 Greek, Playford North Urban Renewal area: +18 Arabic, Playford North Urban Renewal area: +19
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 Playford North Urban Renewal area in 2011 compared to the City of Playford shows that there was a smaller proportion of people who spoke English only, and a similar proportion of those speaking a non-English language (either exclusively, or in addition to English).

Overall, 83.9% 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 Playford North Urban Renewal area was Persian/Dari, with 1.2% of the population, or 161 people speaking this language at home.

There were no major differences between Playford North Urban Renewal area 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 738 or 162.2%, and the number of people who spoke English only increased by 2,713 or 33.6%.

The largest changes in the spoken languages of the population in Playford North Urban Renewal area between 2006 and 2011 were for those speaking:

  • Persian/Dari (+161 persons)
  • Dinka (+151 persons)
  • Filipino/Tagalog (+70 persons)

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