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Language - Croatian

Language at a glance: Croatian

  • In 2011 there were 22,880 people in New South Wales who spoke Croatian.
  • There was a -3.1% decrease in the number of people who spoke Croatian since 2006 (from 23,601).
  • 0.7% of the population who spoke Croatian arrived between 2006 and August 2011.
  • There were fewer men who spoke Croatian (11,164) than women (11,716).
  • 13.0% of the population who spoke Croatian were children (under 19 years of age), 31.3% were young adults (aged 20 to 44 years), and 55.7% were older adults (aged 45 years and over).

About language: Croatian

Language - Top 10 NSW LGAs ranked by size
Language - Croatian20112006Change
AreaNumberCroatian %NumberCroatian %2006 to 2011
Fairfield City3,1831.73,3651.9-182
Kogarah City7151.37721.5-57
Holroyd City9791.09901.1-11
Liverpool City1,6270.91,6201.0+7
Hurstville City7040.97941.1-90
Auburn City6560.95970.9+59
Burwood Council2800.92890.9-9
Botany Bay City3000.83130.9-13
Walgett Shire460.7470.7-1
Queanbeyan City2500.72800.8-30
Greater Sydney20,0140.520,5540.5-540
Regional NSW2,8400.12,9250.1-85
New South Wales22,8800.323,6010.4-721

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