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Gilles Plains - Valley View

Proficiency in English

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

In Gilles Plains - Valley View, 131 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 Gilles Plains - Valley View'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
Gilles Plains - Valley View - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
English proficiencyNumber%City of Tea Tree Gully %Number%City of Tea Tree Gully %2011 to 2016
Speaks English only1,89567.183.82,00574.286.5-110
Speaks another language, and English well or very well69524.611.150918.89.6+186
Speaks another language, and English not well or not at all1314.61.61074.01.3+24
Not stated1053.73.4823.02.5+23

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 Tea Tree Gully: 3.4% Speaks another language, and English not well or not at all, City of Tea Tree Gully: 1.6% Speaks another language, and English well or very well, City of Tea Tree Gully: 11.1% Speaks English only, City of Tea Tree Gully: 83.8% Not stated, Gilles Plains - Valley View: 3.7% Speaks another language, and English not well or not at all, Gilles Plains - Valley View: 4.6% Speaks another language, and English well or very well, Gilles Plains - Valley View: 24.6% Speaks English only, Gilles Plains - Valley View: 67.1%
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, Gilles Plains - Valley View: +23 Speaks another language, and English not well or not at all, Gilles Plains - Valley View: +24 Speaks another language, and English well or very well, Gilles Plains - Valley View: +186 Speaks English only, Gilles Plains - Valley View: -110
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 and 2016 (Usual residence data)
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Dominant groups

Analysis of the proficiency in English data of the population in Gilles Plains - Valley View in 2016 compared to the City of Tea Tree Gully shows that there was a lower proportion of people who spoke English only, and a higher proportion of people who spoke another language and English not well or not at all.

Overall, 67.1% of people spoke English only, and 4.6% spoke another language and English not well or not at all, compared with 83.8% and 1.6% respectively for the City of Tea Tree Gully.

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 another language, and English well or very well (+186 persons)
  • Speaks English only (-110 persons)

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