Language - French
Language at a glance: French
- In 2011 there were 19,012 people in New South Wales who spoke French.
- There was a 25.2% increase in the number of people who spoke French since 2006 (from 15,187).
- 21.3% of the population who spoke French arrived between 2006 and August 2011.
- There were fewer men who spoke French (9,096) than women (9,915).
- 18.9% of the population who spoke French were children (under 19 years of age), 39.7% were young adults (aged 20 to 44 years), and 41.4% were older adults (aged 45 years and over).
About language: French
|Language - Top 10 NSW LGAs ranked by size|
|Language - French||2011||2006||Change|
|Area||Number||French %||Number||French %||2006 to 2011|
|Woollahra Municipal Council||557||1.1||488||1.0||+69||3|
|North Sydney Council||561||0.9||409||0.7||+152||7|
|New South Wales||19,012||0.3||15,187||0.2||+3,825||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.