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Language - Dutch

Language at a glance: Dutch

  • In 2011 there were 9,293 people in New South Wales who spoke Dutch.
  • There was a 6.6% increase in the number of people who spoke Dutch since 2006 (from 8,716).
  • 13.4% of the population who spoke Dutch arrived between 2006 and August 2011.
  • There were fewer men who spoke Dutch (4,176) than women (5,115).
  • 13.4% of the population who spoke Dutch were children (under 19 years of age), 23.3% were young adults (aged 20 to 44 years), and 63.3% were older adults (aged 45 years and over).

About language: Dutch

Language - Top 10 NSW LGAs ranked by size
Language - Dutch20112006Change
AreaNumberDutch %NumberDutch %2006 to 2011
Mosman Council1300.5710.3+59
Manly Council1630.41270.3+36
Bellingen Shire490.4340.3+15
Pittwater Council2210.42300.4-9
Warringah Council4970.44170.3+80
Cooma-Monaro Shire340.3450.5-11
Bega Valley Shire1070.3980.3+9
Yass Valley Council470.3520.4-5
Byron Shire850.3770.3+8
Blue Mountains City2120.32050.3+7
Greater Sydney6,1430.15,4890.1+654
Regional NSW3,1280.13,1900.1-62
New South Wales9,2930.18,7160.1+577

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