Language - Portuguese
Language at a glance: Portuguese
- In 2011 there were 16,301 people in New South Wales who spoke Portuguese.
- There was a 20.3% increase in the number of people who spoke Portuguese since 2006 (from 13,546).
- 19.7% of the population who spoke Portuguese arrived between 2006 and August 2011.
- There were fewer men who spoke Portuguese (7,960) than women (8,340).
- 12.9% of the population who spoke Portuguese were children (under 19 years of age), 48.3% were young adults (aged 20 to 44 years), and 38.9% were older adults (aged 45 years and over).
About language: Portuguese
|Language - Top 10 NSW LGAs ranked by size|
|Language - Portuguese||2011||2006||Change|
|Area||Number||Portuguese %||Number||Portuguese %||2006 to 2011|
|Botany Bay City||306||0.8||267||0.7||+39||4|
|New South Wales||16,301||0.2||13,546||0.2||+2,755||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.