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Gilles Plains - Valley View

Language spoken at home

In Gilles Plains - Valley View, 23% of people spoke a language other than English at home in 2011.

Gilles Plains - Valley View'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.

Gilles Plains - Valley View'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
Gilles Plains - Valley View - (Usual residence)20112006Change
Language (excludes English)Number%City of Tea Tree Gully %Number%City of Tea Tree Gully %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idGreek582.10.7491.80.8+9
Uygur
461.70.2271.00.1+19
Vietnamese
421.50.2451.70.2-3
map this data in atlas.idItalian371.42.0522.02.1-15
Mandarin
281.00.630.10.3+25
map this data in atlas.idArabic271.00.5341.30.4-7
Cantonese
271.00.3220.80.3+5
Persian/Dari
250.90.260.20.2+19
Gujarati
230.80.100.00.0+23
map this data in atlas.idGerman210.80.6210.80.70

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
Gilles Plains - Valley View - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Language summaryNumber%City of Tea Tree Gully %Number%City of Tea Tree Gully %2006 to 2011
Speaks English only2,00674.086.52,13180.088.3-125
Non-English total61322.610.942516.09.0+188
Not stated933.42.61074.02.7-14

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 Greek, City of Tea Tree Gully: 0.7% Uygur, City of Tea Tree Gully: 0.2% Vietnamese, City of Tea Tree Gully: 0.2% Italian, City of Tea Tree Gully: 2.0% Mandarin, City of Tea Tree Gully: 0.6% Cantonese, City of Tea Tree Gully: 0.3% Arabic, City of Tea Tree Gully: 0.5% Persian/Dari, City of Tea Tree Gully: 0.2% Gujarati, City of Tea Tree Gully: 0.1% German, City of Tea Tree Gully: 0.6% Greek, Gilles Plains - Valley View: 2.1% Uygur, Gilles Plains - Valley View: 1.7% Vietnamese, Gilles Plains - Valley View: 1.5% Italian, Gilles Plains - Valley View: 1.4% Mandarin, Gilles Plains - Valley View: 1.0% Cantonese, Gilles Plains - Valley View: 1.0% Arabic, Gilles Plains - Valley View: 1.0% Persian/Dari, Gilles Plains - Valley View: 0.9% Gujarati, Gilles Plains - Valley View: 0.8% German, Gilles Plains - Valley View: 0.8%
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 Greek, Gilles Plains - Valley View: +9 Uygur, Gilles Plains - Valley View: +19 Vietnamese, Gilles Plains - Valley View: -3 Italian, Gilles Plains - Valley View: -15 Mandarin, Gilles Plains - Valley View: +25 Cantonese, Gilles Plains - Valley View: +5 Arabic, Gilles Plains - Valley View: -7 Persian/Dari, Gilles Plains - Valley View: +19 Gujarati, Gilles Plains - Valley View: +23 German, Gilles Plains - Valley View: 0
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2006 and 2011 (Usual residence data)
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Dominant groups

Analysis of the language spoken at home by the population of Gilles Plains - Valley View in 2011 compared to the City of Tea Tree Gully shows that there was a smaller proportion of people who spoke English only, and a larger proportion of those speaking a non-English language (either exclusively, or in addition to English).

Overall, 74.0% of the population spoke English only, and 22.6% spoke a non-English language, compared with 86.5% and 10.9% respectively for the City of Tea Tree Gully.

The dominant language spoken at home, other than English, in Gilles Plains - Valley View was Greek, with 2.1% of the population, or 58 people speaking this language at home.

The major differences between the languages spoken at home for the population of Gilles Plains - Valley View and the City of Tea Tree Gully in 2011 were:

  • A larger percentage speaking Uygur at home (1.7% compared to 0.2%)
  • A larger percentage speaking Greek at home (2.1% compared to 0.7%)
  • A larger percentage speaking Vietnamese at home (1.5% compared to 0.2%)

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011, the number of people who spoke a language other than English at home increased by 188 or 44.2%, and the number of people who spoke English only decreased by 125 or 5.9%.

There were no major differences in Gilles Plains - Valley View between 2006 and 2011.

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