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Language - Kannada

Language at a glance: Kannada

  • In 2011 there were 2,210 people in New South Wales who spoke Kannada.
  • There was a 47.2% increase in the number of people who spoke Kannada since 2006 (from 1,501).
  • 30.4% of the population who spoke Kannada arrived between 2006 and August 2011.
  • There were more men who spoke Kannada (1,132) than women (1,076).
  • 26.5% of the population who spoke Kannada were children (under 19 years of age), 53.6% were young adults (aged 20 to 44 years), and 19.8% were older adults (aged 45 years and over).

About language: Kannada

Language - Top 10 NSW LGAs ranked by size
Language - Kannada20112006Change
AreaNumberKannada %NumberKannada %2006 to 2011
Strathfield Council1130.3720.2+41
Liverpool City4910.33930.2+98
Parramatta City2670.21560.1+111
Holroyd City1490.2870.1+62
Hornsby Shire1690.1870.1+82
Campbelltown City1400.11000.1+40
Burwood Council300.1290.1+1
Blacktown City2710.11650.1+106
Ryde City700.1600.1+10
The Hills Shire1090.1790.0+30
Greater Sydney2,1270.01,4880.0+639
Regional NSW850.0550.0+30
New South Wales2,2100.01,5010.0+709

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