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Language - Hindi

Language at a glance: Hindi

  • In 2011 there were 52,779 people in New South Wales who spoke Hindi.
  • There was a 38.4% increase in the number of people who spoke Hindi since 2006 (from 38,147).
  • 25.5% of the population who spoke Hindi arrived between 2006 and August 2011.
  • There were more men who spoke Hindi (26,531) than women (26,248).
  • 22.6% of the population who spoke Hindi were children (under 19 years of age), 52.8% were young adults (aged 20 to 44 years), and 24.6% were older adults (aged 45 years and over).

About language: Hindi

Language - Top 10 NSW LGAs ranked by size
Language - Hindi20112006Change
AreaNumberHindi %NumberHindi %2006 to 2011
Liverpool City8,0374.56,2503.8+1,787
Blacktown City10,7513.67,1682.6+3,583
Holroyd City2,8652.91,8302.0+1,035
Strathfield Council9442.76221.9+322
Parramatta City4,4042.62,9962.0+1,408
Campbelltown City3,0372.12,3341.6+703
Hornsby Shire2,3071.51,5891.1+718
Auburn City1,0211.46541.0+367
Burwood Council4371.34431.4-6
The Hills Shire2,2581.31,4910.9+767
Greater Sydney50,7821.236,9350.9+13,847
Regional NSW1,9480.11,1320.0+816
New South Wales52,7790.838,1470.6+14,632

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