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Language - Māori (Cook Island)

Language at a glance: Māori (Cook Island)

  • In 2011 there were 1,521 people in New South Wales who spoke Māori (Cook Island).
  • There was a 1.1% increase in the number of people who spoke Māori (Cook Island) since 2006 (from 1,505).
  • 13.5% of the population who spoke Māori (Cook Island) arrived between 2006 and August 2011.
  • There were fewer men who spoke Māori (Cook Island) (726) than women (796).
  • 15.6% of the population who spoke Māori (Cook Island) were children (under 19 years of age), 45.5% were young adults (aged 20 to 44 years), and 39.0% were older adults (aged 45 years and over).

About language: Māori (Cook Island)

Language - Top 10 NSW LGAs ranked by size
Language - Māori (Cook Island)20112006Change
AreaNumberMāori (Cook Island) %NumberMāori (Cook Island) %2006 to 2011
Griffith City800.3520.2+28
Canterbury City2850.22990.2-14
Blacktown City3690.13180.1+51
Campbelltown City1650.11900.1-25
Marrickville Council470.1520.1-5
Bankstown City990.11280.1-29
Auburn City350.0430.1-8
Wollongong City860.0900.0-4
Rockdale City330.0490.1-16
Liverpool City540.0580.0-4
Greater Sydney1,2910.01,3120.0-21
Regional NSW2290.01930.0+36
New South Wales1,5210.01,5050.0+16

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