Language - Spanish
Language at a glance: Spanish
- In 2011 there were 55,623 people in New South Wales who spoke Spanish.
- There was a 12.2% increase in the number of people who spoke Spanish since 2006 (from 49,560).
- 11.1% of the population who spoke Spanish arrived between 2006 and August 2011.
- There were fewer men who spoke Spanish (26,213) than women (29,409).
- 16.4% of the population who spoke Spanish were children (under 19 years of age), 40.7% were young adults (aged 20 to 44 years), and 42.9% were older adults (aged 45 years and over).
About language: Spanish
|Language - Top 10 NSW LGAs ranked by size|
|Language - Spanish||2011||2006||Change|
|Area||Number||Spanish %||Number||Spanish %||2006 to 2011|
|Botany Bay City||1,242||3.2||1,377||3.8||-135||2|
|New South Wales||55,623||0.8||49,560||0.8||+6,063||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.