Language - Japanese
Language at a glance: Japanese
- In 2011 there were 14,368 people in New South Wales who spoke Japanese.
- There was a 14.7% increase in the number of people who spoke Japanese since 2006 (from 12,527).
- 20.9% of the population who spoke Japanese arrived between 2006 and August 2011.
- There were fewer men who spoke Japanese (5,815) than women (8,552).
- 28.4% of the population who spoke Japanese were children (under 19 years of age), 47.9% were young adults (aged 20 to 44 years), and 23.7% were older adults (aged 45 years and over).
About language: Japanese
|Language - Top 10 NSW LGAs ranked by size|
|Language - Japanese||2011||2006||Change|
|Area||Number||Japanese %||Number||Japanese %||2006 to 2011|
|North Sydney Council||1,177||1.9||1,199||2.1||-22||2|
|Lane Cove Council||302||1.0||301||1.0||+1||3|
|New South Wales||14,368||0.2||12,527||0.2||+1,841||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.