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Language - Latvian

Language at a glance: Latvian

  • In 2011 there were 1,029 people in New South Wales who spoke Latvian.
  • There was a -17.7% decrease in the number of people who spoke Latvian since 2006 (from 1,250).
  • 3.3% of the population who spoke Latvian arrived between 2006 and August 2011.
  • There were fewer men who spoke Latvian (401) than women (628).
  • 8.1% of the population who spoke Latvian were children (under 19 years of age), 15.8% were young adults (aged 20 to 44 years), and 76.1% were older adults (aged 45 years and over).

About language: Latvian

Language - Top 10 NSW LGAs ranked by size
Language - Latvian20112006Change
AreaNumberLatvian %NumberLatvian %2006 to 2011
Burwood Council210.1310.1-10
Ashfield Council 250.1210.1+4
Bankstown City1080.11430.1-35
Hornsby Shire790.11070.1-28
Ku-ring-gai Council520.0550.1-3
Wollongong City730.0530.0+20
Gosford City540.0440.0+10
The Hills Shire520.0740.0-22
Warringah Council390.0320.0+7
Lake Macquarie City480.0400.0+8
Greater Sydney8060.01,0820.0-276
Regional NSW2250.02010.0+24
New South Wales1,0290.01,2500.0-221

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