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Albury Electoral Division
Proficiency in English

In the Albury Electoral Division, 429 people who were able to speak another language in 2011, 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 the Albury Electoral Division'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 NSW population

Proficiency in English
Albury Electoral Division20112006Change
English proficiencyNumberAlbury Electoral Division %New South Wales %NumberAlbury Electoral Division %New South Wales %2006 to 2011
Speaks English only68,34491.672.568,35993.074.0-15
Speaks another language, and English well or very well2,7173.618.62,0102.716.4+707
Speaks another language, and English not well or not at all4290.63.91900.33.7+239
Not Stated3,1494.25.02,9284.05.9+221

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2006 and 2011. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Proficiency in English, 2011
Proficiency in English, 2011 Speaks another language, and English not well or not at all, Total New South Wales population: 3.9% Speaks another language, and English well or very well, Total New South Wales population: 18.6% Speaks English only, Total New South Wales population: 72.5% Speaks another language, and English not well or not at all, Albury Electoral Division: 0.6% Speaks another language, and English well or very well, Albury Electoral Division: 3.6% Speaks English only, Albury Electoral Division: 91.6%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented by .id, the population experts.
Change in Proficiency in English, 2006 to 2011
Change in Proficiency in English, 2006 to 2011 Speaks another language, and English not well or not at all, Albury Electoral Division: +239 Speaks another language, and English well or very well, Albury Electoral Division: +707 Speaks English only, Albury Electoral Division: -15
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2006 and 2011 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented by .id, the population experts.

Dominant groups

Analysis of the proficiency in English data of the Albury Electoral Division's population compared to the New South Wales total population shows that in 2011 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.

Emerging groups

The most significant changes in the proficiency in English in this area between 2006 and 2011 were in those speaking:

  • Speaks another language, and English well or very well (+707 persons)
  • Speaks another language, and English not well or not at all (+239 persons)