Language - Swedish
Language at a glance: Swedish
- In 2011 there were 2,586 people in New South Wales who spoke Swedish.
- There was a 28.8% increase in the number of people who spoke Swedish since 2006 (from 2,008).
- 23.6% of the population who spoke Swedish arrived between 2006 and August 2011.
- There were fewer men who spoke Swedish (1,148) than women (1,437).
- 27.4% of the population who spoke Swedish were children (under 19 years of age), 46.4% were young adults (aged 20 to 44 years), and 26.1% were older adults (aged 45 years and over).
About language: Swedish
|Language - Top 10 NSW LGAs ranked by size|
|Language - Swedish||2011||2006||Change|
|Area||Number||Swedish %||Number||Swedish %||2006 to 2011|
|North Sydney Council||84||0.1||89||0.2||-5||7|
|Woollahra Municipal Council||65||0.1||30||0.1||+35||9|
|Lane Cove Council||31||0.1||33||0.1||-2||10|
|New South Wales||2,586||0.0||2,008||0.0||+578||40|
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing (opens a new window) 2006 and 2011. Compiled and presented by .id (opens a new window), the population experts.