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Language - Persian (excluding Dari)

Language at a glance: Persian (excluding Dari)

  • In 2011 there were 14,701 people in New South Wales who spoke Persian (excluding Dari).
  • There was a 34.4% increase in the number of people who spoke Persian (excluding Dari) since 2006 (from 10,938).
  • 26.8% of the population who spoke Persian (excluding Dari) arrived between 2006 and August 2011.
  • There were more men who spoke Persian (excluding Dari) (7,490) than women (7,212).
  • 20.1% of the population who spoke Persian (excluding Dari) were children (under 19 years of age), 49.7% were young adults (aged 20 to 44 years), and 30.2% were older adults (aged 45 years and over).

About language: Persian (excluding Dari)

Language - Top 10 NSW LGAs ranked by size
Language - Persian (excluding Dari)20112006Change
AreaNumberPersian (excluding Dari) %NumberPersian (excluding Dari) %2006 to 2011
Hornsby Shire1,5731.01,2690.8+304
Parramatta City1,5931.01,3310.9+262
The Hills Shire1,5940.91,2470.8+347
Holroyd City7820.85910.7+191
Ku-ring-gai Council8200.85960.6+224
Lane Cove Council2350.71480.5+87
Ryde City7080.75550.6+153
Willoughby City4420.73450.5+97
Auburn City4300.63470.5+83
Blacktown City1,3220.49200.3+402
Greater Sydney13,8100.310,4600.3+3,350
Regional NSW8660.05480.0+318
New South Wales14,7010.210,9380.2+3,763

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