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Language - Dari

Language at a glance: Dari

  • In 2011 there were 6,693 people in New South Wales who spoke Dari.
  • There was a 4.9% increase in the number of people who spoke Dari since 2006 (from 6,378).
  • 15.6% of the population who spoke Dari arrived between 2006 and August 2011.
  • There were more men who spoke Dari (3,429) than women (3,264).
  • 35.4% of the population who spoke Dari were children (under 19 years of age), 43.2% were young adults (aged 20 to 44 years), and 21.4% were older adults (aged 45 years and over).

About language: Dari

Language - Top 10 NSW LGAs ranked by size
Language - Dari20112006Change
AreaNumberDari %NumberDari %2006 to 2011
Holroyd City1,2871.31,1211.2+166
Auburn City9221.31,4802.3-558
Parramatta City1,0060.61,0940.7-88
Blacktown City1,5510.51,0780.4+473
Griffith City620.31740.7-112
Ryde City2330.22420.2-9
The Hills Shire3380.22600.2+78
Hornsby Shire2150.11420.1+73
Campbelltown City1770.11760.1+1
Liverpool City1810.11010.1+80
Greater Sydney6,5600.16,1720.1+388
Regional NSW1320.02490.0-117
New South Wales6,6930.16,3780.1+315

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