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Language - Norwegian
Introduction

Language at a glance: Norwegian

  • In 2011 there were 901 people in New South Wales who spoke Norwegian.
  • There was a 30.4% increase in the number of people who spoke Norwegian since 2006 (from 691).
  • 35.6% of the population who spoke Norwegian arrived between 2006 and August 2011.
  • There were fewer men who spoke Norwegian (385) than women (518).
  • 24.3% of the population who spoke Norwegian were children (under 19 years of age), 53.4% were young adults (aged 20 to 44 years), and 22.5% were older adults (aged 45 years and over).

About language: Norwegian

Language - Top 10 NSW LGAs ranked by size
Language - Norwegian20112006Change
AreaNumberNorwegian %NumberNorwegian %2006 to 2011
Manly Council700.2580.2+12
Lane Cove Council260.1130.0+13
Sydney City1050.11020.1+3
Pittwater Council340.1190.0+15
Woollahra Municipal Council310.160.0+25
Willoughby City290.0120.0+17
Waverley Council270.0210.0+6
Randwick City480.0360.0+12
Newcastle City530.0700.0-17
Ryde City340.0160.0+18
Greater Sydney6620.05020.0+160
Regional NSW2370.02080.0+29
New South Wales9010.06910.0+210

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