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Balmoral Ward

Language spoken at home

In Balmoral Ward, 19% of people spoke a language other than English at home in 2011.

Balmoral Ward'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.

Balmoral Ward'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
Balmoral Ward - (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.idItalian4532.92.04382.82.1+15
Mandarin
2121.30.61240.80.3+88
map this data in atlas.idGreek1941.20.72001.30.8-6
Cantonese
1380.90.31380.90.30
map this data in atlas.idArabic1320.80.51090.70.4+23
map this data in atlas.idGerman1210.80.61350.90.7-14
Uygur
1110.70.2610.40.1+50
Filipino/Tagalog
870.60.3650.40.2+22
Vietnamese
830.50.2880.60.2-5
Persian/Dari
810.50.2220.10.2+59
Hindi
790.50.2280.20.1+51
Polish
620.40.6750.50.5-13
Dutch
590.40.3660.40.3-7
Dinka
590.40.1310.20.1+28
Punjabi
570.40.200.00.0+57
Spanish
540.30.3420.30.2+12
Russian
520.30.2210.10.2+31
Sinhalese
500.30.1130.10.0+37
Malayalam
500.30.1130.10.0+37
Kurdish
460.30.2450.30.2+1
Khmer
440.30.1340.20.1+10
Gujarati
430.30.100.00.0+43
Afrikaans
330.20.2120.10.1+21
Urdu
310.20.030.00.0+28
Tamil
300.20.1160.10.1+14
Korean
290.20.1160.10.0+13
Indo-Aryan, nfd
280.20.100.00.0+28
Bengali
280.20.130.00.0+25
Bosnian
280.20.1220.10.1+6
Hungarian
250.20.1210.10.1+4
Chinese, nfd
240.20.080.10.0+16
Malay
220.10.130.00.0+19
Croatian
210.10.2330.20.2-12
Serbian
210.10.1180.10.1+3
Japanese
210.10.1110.10.1+10
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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
Balmoral Ward - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Language summaryNumber%City of Tea Tree Gully %Number%City of Tea Tree Gully %2006 to 2011
Speaks English only12,35678.486.512,95782.488.3-601
Non-English total3,00019.010.92,22314.19.0+777
Not stated4142.62.65433.52.7-129

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 Italian, City of Tea Tree Gully: 2.0% Mandarin, City of Tea Tree Gully: 0.6% Greek, City of Tea Tree Gully: 0.7% Cantonese, City of Tea Tree Gully: 0.3% Arabic, City of Tea Tree Gully: 0.5% German, City of Tea Tree Gully: 0.6% Uygur, City of Tea Tree Gully: 0.2% Filipino/Tagalog, City of Tea Tree Gully: 0.3% Vietnamese, City of Tea Tree Gully: 0.2% Persian/Dari, City of Tea Tree Gully: 0.2% Italian, Balmoral Ward: 2.9% Mandarin, Balmoral Ward: 1.3% Greek, Balmoral Ward: 1.2% Cantonese, Balmoral Ward: 0.9% Arabic, Balmoral Ward: 0.8% German, Balmoral Ward: 0.8% Uygur, Balmoral Ward: 0.7% Filipino/Tagalog, Balmoral Ward: 0.6% Vietnamese, Balmoral Ward: 0.5% Persian/Dari, Balmoral Ward: 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 Italian, Balmoral Ward: +15 Mandarin, Balmoral Ward: +88 Greek, Balmoral Ward: -6 Cantonese, Balmoral Ward: 0 Arabic, Balmoral Ward: +23 German, Balmoral Ward: -14 Uygur, Balmoral Ward: +50 Filipino/Tagalog, Balmoral Ward: +22 Vietnamese, Balmoral Ward: -5 Persian/Dari, Balmoral Ward: +59
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 Balmoral Ward 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, 78.4% of the population spoke English only, and 19.0% 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 Balmoral Ward was Italian, with 2.9% of the population, or 453 people speaking this language at home.

There were no major differences between Balmoral Ward and City of Tea Tree Gully in 2011.

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011, the number of people who spoke a language other than English at home increased by 777 or 35.0%, and the number of people who spoke English only decreased by 601 or 4.6%.

The largest changes in the spoken languages of the population in Balmoral Ward between 2006 and 2011 were for those speaking:

  • Mandarin (+88 persons)
  • Persian/Dari (+59 persons)
  • Punjabi (+57 persons)
  • Hindi (+51 persons)

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