Language - Malay
Language at a glance: Malay
- In 2011 there were 2,510 people in New South Wales who spoke Malay.
- There was a 60.5% increase in the number of people who spoke Malay since 2006 (from 1,564).
- 47.4% of the population who spoke Malay arrived between 2006 and August 2011.
- There were fewer men who spoke Malay (1,074) than women (1,434).
- 17.0% of the population who spoke Malay were children (under 19 years of age), 56.1% were young adults (aged 20 to 44 years), and 26.9% were older adults (aged 45 years and over).
About language: Malay
|Language - Top 10 NSW LGAs ranked by size|
|Language - Malay||2011||2006||Change|
|Area||Number||Malay %||Number||Malay %||2006 to 2011|
|Botany Bay City||142||0.4||71||0.2||+71||1|
|Lane Cove Council||29||0.1||18||0.1||+11||6|
|New South Wales||2,510||0.0||1,564||0.0||+946||40|
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing (opens a new window) 2006 and 2011. Compiled and presented by .id (opens a new window), the population experts.