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Language - Vietnamese

Language at a glance: Vietnamese

  • In 2011 there were 87,498 people in New South Wales who spoke Vietnamese.
  • There was a 17.3% increase in the number of people who spoke Vietnamese since 2006 (from 74,586).
  • 8.8% of the population who spoke Vietnamese arrived between 2006 and August 2011.
  • There were fewer men who spoke Vietnamese (41,567) than women (45,931).
  • 28.0% of the population who spoke Vietnamese were children (under 19 years of age), 40.7% were young adults (aged 20 to 44 years), and 31.3% were older adults (aged 45 years and over).

About language: Vietnamese

Language - Top 10 NSW LGAs ranked by size
Language - Vietnamese20112006Change
AreaNumberVietnamese %NumberVietnamese %2006 to 2011
Fairfield City35,83319.130,66617.0+5,167
Bankstown City16,5959.114,0888.3+2,507
Liverpool City7,8284.36,6704.1+1,158
Canterbury City5,1553.85,0273.9+128
Marrickville Council2,8253.72,9424.1-117
Auburn City1,9122.61,6762.6+236
Strathfield Council6101.74691.5+141
Burwood Council3831.22810.9+102
Sydney City1,9101.11,3230.8+587
Parramatta City1,5180.91,4080.9+110
Greater Sydney85,0261.972,5481.8+12,478
Regional NSW2,3740.11,8070.1+567
New South Wales87,4981.374,5861.1+12,912

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