Language - Mandarin
Language at a glance: Mandarin
- In 2011 there were 139,821 people in New South Wales who spoke Mandarin.
- There was a 39.0% increase in the number of people who spoke Mandarin since 2006 (from 100,596).
- 28.6% of the population who spoke Mandarin arrived between 2006 and August 2011.
- There were fewer men who spoke Mandarin (64,132) than women (75,689).
- 20.2% of the population who spoke Mandarin were children (under 19 years of age), 50.4% were young adults (aged 20 to 44 years), and 29.4% were older adults (aged 45 years and over).
About language: Mandarin
|Language - Top 10 NSW LGAs ranked by size|
|Language - Mandarin||2011||2006||Change|
|Area||Number||Mandarin %||Number||Mandarin %||2006 to 2011|
|New South Wales||139,821||2.0||100,596||1.5||+39,225||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.