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Language - Amharic

Language at a glance: Amharic

  • In 2011 there were 678 people in New South Wales who spoke Amharic.
  • There was a 60.7% increase in the number of people who spoke Amharic since 2006 (from 422).
  • 34.7% of the population who spoke Amharic arrived between 2006 and August 2011.
  • There were fewer men who spoke Amharic (307) than women (375).
  • 27.6% of the population who spoke Amharic were children (under 19 years of age), 55.9% were young adults (aged 20 to 44 years), and 17.1% were older adults (aged 45 years and over).

About language: Amharic

Language - Top 10 NSW LGAs ranked by size
Language - Amharic20112006Change
AreaNumberAmharic %NumberAmharic %2006 to 2011
Canterbury City1060.1940.1+12
Auburn City560.1820.1-26
Holroyd City590.1360.0+23
Blacktown City1630.1980.0+65
Coffs Harbour City270.000.0+27
Bankstown City560.0250.0+31
Campbelltown City380.0110.0+27
Parramatta City400.0270.0+13
Greater Sydney5860.03860.0+200
Regional NSW930.0160.0+77
New South Wales6780.04220.0+256

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