Language - Swahili
Language at a glance: Swahili
- In 2011 there were 1,215 people in New South Wales who spoke Swahili.
- There was a 97.9% increase in the number of people who spoke Swahili since 2006 (from 614).
- 51.2% of the population who spoke Swahili arrived between 2006 and August 2011.
- There were more men who spoke Swahili (618) than women (595).
- 32.5% of the population who spoke Swahili were children (under 19 years of age), 53.4% were young adults (aged 20 to 44 years), and 13.9% were older adults (aged 45 years and over).
About language: Swahili
|Language - Top 10 NSW LGAs ranked by size|
|Language - Swahili||2011||2006||Change|
|Area||Number||Swahili %||Number||Swahili %||2006 to 2011|
|Coffs Harbour City||45||0.1||9||0.0||+36||3|
|Wagga Wagga City||23||0.0||7||0.0||+16||9|
|New South Wales||1,215||0.0||614||0.0||+601||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.