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Language - Indonesian

Language at a glance: Indonesian

  • In 2011 there were 24,784 people in New South Wales who spoke Indonesian.
  • There was a 30.1% increase in the number of people who spoke Indonesian since 2006 (from 19,055).
  • 23.7% of the population who spoke Indonesian arrived between 2006 and August 2011.
  • There were fewer men who spoke Indonesian (11,711) than women (13,073).
  • 22.2% of the population who spoke Indonesian were children (under 19 years of age), 54.8% were young adults (aged 20 to 44 years), and 23.1% were older adults (aged 45 years and over).

About language: Indonesian

Language - Top 10 NSW LGAs ranked by size
Language - Indonesian20112006Change
AreaNumberIndonesian %NumberIndonesian %2006 to 2011
Botany Bay City1,2463.28142.3+432
Randwick City2,4841.92,4282.0+56
Sydney City3,1841.92,6391.7+545
Canterbury City2,3851.71,8351.4+549
Hurstville City9301.26190.8+311
Ryde City9690.97280.8+241
Rockdale City8670.96300.7+237
Kogarah City4400.83100.6+130
Bogan Shire210.700.0+21
Willoughby City4770.74470.7+30
Greater Sydney23,5440.518,2200.4+5,324
Regional NSW1,2170.07830.0+434
New South Wales24,7840.419,0550.3+5,729

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