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Language - Wu

Language at a glance: Wu

  • In 2011 there were 1,416 people in New South Wales who spoke Wu.
  • There was a 44.9% increase in the number of people who spoke Wu since 2006 (from 977).
  • 8.0% of the population who spoke Wu arrived between 2006 and August 2011.
  • There were fewer men who spoke Wu (624) than women (794).
  • 24.3% of the population who spoke Wu were children (under 19 years of age), 25.1% were young adults (aged 20 to 44 years), and 50.7% were older adults (aged 45 years and over).

About language: Wu

Language - Top 10 NSW LGAs ranked by size
Language - Wu20112006Change
AreaNumberWu %NumberWu %2006 to 2011
Burwood Council690.2490.2+20
Kogarah City1120.2780.1+34
Hurstville City1330.2800.1+53
Ashfield Council 640.2460.1+18
Strathfield Council410.1290.1+12
Canterbury City1270.1910.1+36
Rockdale City870.1560.1+31
Willoughby City530.1490.1+4
Canada Bay City580.1220.0+36
Parramatta City1150.1830.1+32
Greater Sydney1,4130.01,0280.0+385
New South Wales1,4160.09770.0+439

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