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Pedare Ward

Language spoken at home

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

In Pedare Ward, 7% of people spoke a language other than English at home in 2016.

Pedare 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.

Pedare 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.

Please note: Due to changes in ABS rules around perturbation and additivity of data to protect the confidentiality of individuals in 2016, counts of individual language groups and totals derived from them may differ slightly from those published by the ABS. For more information see notes on data confidentiality.

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
Pedare Ward - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Language (excludes English)Number%City of Tea Tree Gully %Number%City of Tea Tree Gully %2011 to 2016
map this data in atlas.idItalian1350.71.81841.02.0-49
Polish
1230.70.51781.00.6-55
Spanish
820.40.4890.50.3-7
Mandarin
810.41.2440.20.6+37
map this data in atlas.idGreek740.40.6940.50.7-20
map this data in atlas.idArabic700.40.5470.30.5+23
Punjabi
670.40.6340.20.2+33
Filipino/Tagalog
650.40.4400.20.3+25
map this data in atlas.idGerman550.30.5660.40.6-11
Afrikaans
470.30.2750.40.2-28
Russian
440.20.2480.30.2-4
Bengali
410.20.1270.10.1+14
Hindi
400.20.4210.10.2+19
Vietnamese
370.20.2480.30.2-11
Persian/Dari
360.20.4280.20.2+8
Kurdish
340.20.2470.30.2-13
Cantonese
310.20.4280.20.3+3
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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
Pedare Ward - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Language summaryNumber%City of Tea Tree Gully %Number%City of Tea Tree Gully %2011 to 2016
Speaks English only
16,45889.583.816,33889.686.5+120
map this data in atlas.idNon-English total1,3427.312.61,5228.310.9-180
Not stated
5813.23.53772.12.6+204

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

Language spoken at home, 2016
Language spoken at home, 2016 Italian, City of Tea Tree Gully: 1.8% Polish, City of Tea Tree Gully: 0.5% Spanish, City of Tea Tree Gully: 0.4% Mandarin, City of Tea Tree Gully: 1.2% Greek, City of Tea Tree Gully: 0.6% Arabic, City of Tea Tree Gully: 0.5% Punjabi, City of Tea Tree Gully: 0.6% Filipino/Tagalog, City of Tea Tree Gully: 0.4% German, City of Tea Tree Gully: 0.5% Afrikaans, City of Tea Tree Gully: 0.2% Italian, Pedare Ward: 0.7% Polish, Pedare Ward: 0.7% Spanish, Pedare Ward: 0.4% Mandarin, Pedare Ward: 0.4% Greek, Pedare Ward: 0.4% Arabic, Pedare Ward: 0.4% Punjabi, Pedare Ward: 0.4% Filipino/Tagalog, Pedare Ward: 0.4% German, Pedare Ward: 0.3% Afrikaans, Pedare Ward: 0.3%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in language spoken at home, 2011 to 2016
Change in language spoken at home, 2011 to 2016 Italian, Pedare Ward: -49 Polish, Pedare Ward: -55 Spanish, Pedare Ward: -7 Mandarin, Pedare Ward: +37 Greek, Pedare Ward: -20 Arabic, Pedare Ward: +23 Punjabi, Pedare Ward: +33 Filipino/Tagalog, Pedare Ward: +25 German, Pedare Ward: -11 Afrikaans, Pedare Ward: -28
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 language spoken at home by the population of Pedare Ward in 2016 compared to the City of Tea Tree Gully shows that there was a larger proportion of people who spoke English only, and a smaller proportion of those speaking a non-English language (either exclusively, or in addition to English).

Overall, 89.5% of the population spoke English only, and 7.3% spoke a non-English language, compared with 83.8% and 12.6% respectively for the City of Tea Tree Gully.

The dominant language spoken at home, other than English, in Pedare Ward was Italian, with 0.7% of the population, or 135 people speaking this language at home.

The major difference between the languages spoken at home for the population of Pedare Ward and the City of Tea Tree Gully in 2016 was:

  • A smaller percentage speaking Italian at home (0.7% compared to 1.8%)

Emerging groups

Between 2011 and 2016, the number of people who spoke a language other than English at home decreased by 180 or 11.8%, and the number of people who spoke English only increased by 120 or 0.7%.

The largest change in the spoken languages of the population in Pedare Ward between 2011 and 2016 was for those speaking:

  • Polish (-55 persons)

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