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Munno Para - Munno Para West - Munno Para Downs

Proficiency in English

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This topic has been updated with 2016 Census data for all areas. What's this?

In Munno Para - Munno Para West - Munno Para Downs, 187 people who were able to speak another language in 2016, reported difficulty speaking English.

Proficiency in English measures the self-assessed proficiency in spoken English of people who speak a language other than English at home. The data, when viewed with other ethnic and cultural indicators, such as Ancestry, Country of Birth, Language Spoken at Home and Religion, reflects Munno Para - Munno Para West - Munno Para Downs's ethnic composition and how long the overseas born have been in Australia. This helps service providers determine whether they need to communicate with the local population in languages other than English.

Derived from the Census question:

'How well does the person speak English?'

Total population

Proficiency in English
Munno Para - Munno Para West - Munno Para Downs - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
English proficiencyNumber%City of Playford %Number%City of Playford %2011 to 2016
Speaks English only8,26383.180.95,41486.986.1+2,849
Speaks another language, and English well or very well9639.79.43846.27.4+579
Speaks another language, and English not well or not at all1871.93.3821.32.2+104
Not stated5315.36.53485.64.3+184

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Proficiency in English, 2016
Proficiency in English, 2016 Not stated, City of Playford: 6.5% Speaks another language, and English not well or not at all, City of Playford: 3.3% Speaks another language, and English well or very well, City of Playford: 9.4% Speaks English only, City of Playford: 80.9% Not stated, Munno Para - Munno Para West - Munno Para Downs: 5.3% Speaks another language, and English not well or not at all, Munno Para - Munno Para West - Munno Para Downs: 1.9% Speaks another language, and English well or very well, Munno Para - Munno Para West - Munno Para Downs: 9.7% Speaks English only, Munno Para - Munno Para West - Munno Para Downs: 83.1%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016 (Usual residence data)
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Change in Proficiency in English, 2011 to 2016
Change in Proficiency in English, 2011 to 2016 Not stated, Munno Para - Munno Para West - Munno Para Downs: +184 Speaks another language, and English not well or not at all, Munno Para - Munno Para West - Munno Para Downs: +104 Speaks another language, and English well or very well, Munno Para - Munno Para West - Munno Para Downs: +579 Speaks English only, Munno Para - Munno Para West - Munno Para Downs: +2,849
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 and 2016 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.

Dominant groups

Analysis of the proficiency in English data of the population in Munno Para - Munno Para West - Munno Para Downs in 2016 compared to the City of Playford shows that there was a higher proportion of people who spoke English only, and a lower proportion of people who spoke another language and English not well or not at all.

Overall, 83.1% of people spoke English only, and 1.9% spoke another language and English not well or not at all, compared with 80.9% and 3.3% respectively for the City of Playford.

Emerging groups

The most significant changes in the proficiency in English of the population in this area between 2011 and 2016 were in those speaking:

  • Speaks English only (+2,849 persons)
  • Speaks another language, and English well or very well (+579 persons)
  • Speaks another language, and English not well or not at all (+104 persons)

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