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State
Geography Level
Region
Census year2016
SexPersonsMalesFemales
Language spoken at home
Hide subtree Total23 401 89211 546 63811 855 248
 Northern European Languages, nfd000
 Celtic, nfd291616
 Gaelic (Scotland)1 006576428
 Irish1 9411 089854
 Welsh1 688861827
 Celtic, nec31219
 English17 020 4178 417 8028 602 615
 German and Related Languages, nfd22139
 German79 35336 38442 972
 Letzeburgish482027
 Yiddish1 495766731
 Dutch and Related Languages, nfd533
 Dutch33 83515 20718 629
 Frisian552528
 Afrikaans43 74121 64822 093
 Scandinavian, nfd844
 Danish5 7772 6773 101
 Icelandic286131151
 Norwegian2 8981 2591 645
 Swedish8 9563 8395 123
 Scandinavian, nec201412
 Finnish and Related Languages, nfd1178
 Estonian1 8447651 077
 Finnish5 9622 4653 497
 Finnish and Related Languages, nec1235
 Southern European Languages, nfd303
 French70 87333 64337 229
 Greek237 588114 794122 794
 Iberian Romance, nfd301117
 Catalan443206230
 Portuguese48 85323 56125 290
 Spanish140 81766 89673 917
 Iberian Romance, nec24918
 Italian271 597129 386142 212
 Maltese31 98715 11216 875
 Other Southern European Languages, nfd000
 Basque653034
 Latin30921885
 Other Southern European Languages, nec855037
 Eastern European Languages, nfd1578968
 Baltic, nfd303
 Latvian2 9501 1771 775
 Lithuanian1 9997901 211
 Hungarian19 8958 88311 008
 East Slavic, nfd000
 Belorussian18772117
 Russian50 31421 47428 848
 Ukrainian7 6763 1754 501
 South Slavic, nfd407
 Bosnian15 8327 7328 098
 Bulgarian2 6821 2511 437
 Croatian56 88527 21029 677
 Macedonian66 01932 57133 449
 Serbian53 80126 23827 562
 Slovene4 0891 8782 212
 Serbo-Croatian/Yugoslavian, so described6 0612 8563 209
 West Slavic, nfd000
 Czech7 9383 5914 342
 Polish48 08320 99527 081
 Slovak5 4372 5112 930
 Czechoslovakian, so described1616794
 Other Eastern European Languages, nfd1067
 Albanian9 1814 6044 573
 Aromunian (Macedo-Romanian)471927
 Romanian12 9556 1796 773
 Romany1677886
 Other Eastern European Languages, nec1335
 Southwest and Central Asian Languages, nfd1779
 Iranic, nfd891513381
 Kurdish6 1993 4302 768
 Pashto9 2335 6243 608
 Balochi251146112
 Dari30 43716 10214 331
 Persian (excluding Dari)58 31330 82727 482
 Hazaraghi22 27215 1997 069
 Iranic, nec1989
 Middle Eastern Semitic Languages, nfd19155
 Arabic321 728164 235157 486
 Hebrew10 3415 4774 865
 Assyrian Neo-Aramaic28 34913 88214 470
 Chaldean Neo-Aramaic17 1728 6188 552
 Mandaean (Mandaic)1648482
 Middle Eastern Semitic Languages, nec442417
 Turkic, nfd605
 Turkish58 35529 36828 987
 Azeri445247194
 Tatar1134857
 Turkmen336174160
 Uygur1 025500526
 Uzbek518274243
 Turkic, nec802651
 Other Southwest and Central Asian Languages, nfd000
 Armenian10 1944 7615 430
 Georgian19810297
 Other Southwest and Central Asian Languages, nec330
 Southern Asian Languages, nfd7 9153 8864 026
 Dravidian, nfd000
 Kannada9 7015 0154 688
 Malayalam53 20626 93126 277
 Tamil73 16138 97534 184
 Telugu34 43519 18815 246
 Tulu585292292
 Dravidian, nec1185463
 Indo-Aryan, nfd1 400721677
 Bengali54 56629 19825 366
 Gujarati52 88827 25325 633
 Hindi159 65281 96277 690
 Konkani2 4161 1761 235
 Marathi13 0556 7436 317
 Nepali62 00533 34228 657
 Punjabi132 49673 60058 898
 Sindhi1 592928661
 Sinhalese64 61232 62731 982
 Urdu69 29339 59929 694
 Assamese373184193
 Dhivehi539244294
 Kashmiri21512189
 Oriya721355364
 Fijian Hindustani2 7101 3601 345
 Indo-Aryan, nec716390329
 Other Southern Asian Languages2 3981 2071 186
 Southeast Asian Languages, nfd16412
 Burmese and Related Languages, nfd951464484
 Burmese16 3217 9278 389
 Chin Haka4 8062 4692 339
 Karen10 2705 0355 233
 Rohingya2 2481 647599
 Zomi1 104562545
 Burmese and Related Languages, nec3 4071 7281 683
 Hmong-Mien, nfd000
 Hmong2 4491 2041 249
 Hmong-Mien, nec000
 Mon-Khmer, nfd000
 Khmer35 42816 37419 056
 Vietnamese277 400129 518147 883
 Mon282146131
 Mon-Khmer, nec655331324
 Tai, nfd1139
 Lao9 9834 7425 239
 Thai55 44418 65236 789
 Tai, nec461921
 Southeast Asian Austronesian Languages, nfd291148145
 Bisaya4 0611 3822 681
 Cebuano2 8201 0481 774
 IIokano559232330
 Indonesian67 89130 89436 994
 Malay17 9428 2419 700
 Tetum1 105530575
 Timorese498248246
 Tagalog111 27345 73665 536
 Filipino71 22029 42041 793
 Acehnese1045939
 Balinese19911088
 Bikol1114669
 Iban622734
 Ilonggo (Hiligaynon)696270427
 Javanese783439
 Pampangan249105147
 Southeast Asian Austronesian Languages, nec305112194
 Other Southeast Asian Languages581639
 Eastern Asian Languages, nfd381922
 Chinese, nfd19 9799 90910 068
 Cantonese280 943131 791149 154
 Hakka8 9894 3664 624
 Mandarin596 711271 698325 011
 Wu3 3841 4891 895
 Min Nan17 9057 9839 919
 Chinese, nec34918
 Japanese55 96623 03032 939
 Korean108 99752 31156 687
 Other Eastern Asian Languages, nfd16118
 Tibetan1 473770707
 Mongolian2 1449751 170
 Other Eastern Asian Languages, nec1206161
 Australian Indigenous Languages, nfd8 8034 3414 461
 Arnhem Land and Daly River Region Languages, nfd000
 Anindilyakwa1 484698788
 Maung371193181
 Ngan'gikurunggurr261614
 Nunggubuyu276128148
 Rembarrnga431921
 Tiwi2 0409981 037
 Alawa404
 Dalabon000
 Gudanji914937
 Iwaidja1236957
 Jaminjung000
 Jawoyn1678
 Jingulu23911
 Kunbarlang000
 Larrakiya1479
 Malak Malak10108
 Mangarrayi000
 Maringarr503
 Marra863
 Marrithiyel1547
 Matngala000
 Murrinh Patha1 9739401 035
 Na-kara582831
 Ndjebbana (Gunavidji)1778589
 Ngalakgan000
 Ngaliwurru291510
 Nungali000
 Wambaya612934
 Wardaman502030
 Amurdak000
 Garrwa1296564
 Kuwema000
 Marramaninyshi000
 Ngandi000
 Waanyi19105
 Wagiman1898
 Yanyuwa392015
 Marridan (Maridan)000
 Kunwinjkuan, nfd000
 Gundjeihmi461229
 Kune18081103
 Kuninjku513525
 Kunwinjku1 710832881
 Mayali1456877
 Kunwinjkuan, nec000
 Burarran, nfd000
 Burarra995523471
 Gun-nartpa492918
 Gurr-goni462227
 Burarran, nec000
 Arnhem Land and Daly River Region Languages, nec1849
 Yolngu Matha, nfd724341379
 Dhangu, nfd451928
 Galpu894148
 Golumala000
 Wangurri583229
 Dhangu, nec405
 Dhay'yi, nfd181312
 Dhalwangu623032
 Djarrwark000
 Dhay'yi, nec000
 Dhuwal, nfd266142123
 Djambarrpuyngu4 2822 1552 133
 Djapu904142
 Daatiwuy291715
 Marrangu735
 Liyagalawumirr512924
 Liyagawumirr16107
 Dhuwal, nec281316
 Dhuwala, nfd1256560
 Gumatj1166355
 Gupapuyngu1467375
 Guyamirrilili000
 Manggalili000
 Wubulkarra15129
 Dhuwala, nec000
 Djinang, nfd1075751
 Wurlaki1088
 Djinang, nec833
 Djinba, nfd1467
 Ganalbingu542330
 Djinba000
 Manyjalpingu303
 Djinba, nec000
 Yakuy, nfd000
 Ritharrngu221311
 Wagilak18915
 Yakuy, nec000
 Nhangu000
 Yan-nhangu000
 Nhangu, nec330
 Dhuwaya334158178
 Djangu000
 Madarrpa839
 Warramiri17143
 Rirratjingu17109
 Other Yolngu Matha, nec000
 Cape York Peninsula Languages, nfd191010
 Kuku Yalanji323145179
 Guugu Yimidhirr775385392
 Kuuku-Ya'u1043
 Wik Mungkan450216237
 Djabugay461826
 Dyirbal853
 Girramay442919
 Koko-Bera1045
 Kuuk Thayorre205103104
 Lamalama300
 Yidiny19148
 Wik Ngathan300
 Alngith000
 Kugu Muminh000
 Morrobalama000
 Thaynakwith000
 Yupangathi000
 Tjungundji000
 Cape York Peninsula Languages, nec875416455
 Torres Strait Island Languages, nfd335171165
 Kalaw Kawaw Ya/Kalaw Lagaw Ya957457493
 Meriam Mir21711898
 Yumplatok (Torres Strait Creole)6 1712 9933 177
 Northern Desert Fringe Area Languages, nfd000
 Bilinarra462222
 Gurindji405199203
 Gurindji Kriol330
 Jaru217100119
 Light Warlpiri000
 Malngin404
 Mudburra925140
 Ngardi300
 Ngarinyman234114116
 Walmajarri283130156
 Wanyjirra000
 Warlmanpa261511
 Warlpiri2 3041 0731 234
 Warumungu321142174
 Northern Desert Fringe Area Languages, nec000
 Arandic, nfd000
 Alyawarr1 548761791
 Kaytetye1227057
 Antekerrepenh000
 Anmatyerr, nfd1054950
 Central Anmatyerr000
 Eastern Anmatyerr403
 Anmatyerr, nec531239286
 Arrernte, nfd688318369
 Eastern Arrernte385183209
 Western Arrarnta440195246
 Arrernte, nec840371470
 Arandic, nec000
 Western Desert Languages, nfd000
 Antikarinya000
 Kartujarra2167
 Kukatha1648
 Kukatja1306561
 Luritja955443512
 Manyjilyjarra311156155
 Martu Wangka724351378
 Ngaanyatjarra1 112524594
 Pintupi1476881
 Pitjantjatjara3 1251 5271 600
 Wangkajunga10310
 Wangkatha22599126
 Warnman300
 Yankunytjatjara420185231
 Yulparija1655
 Tjupany860
 Western Desert Languages, nec000
 Kimberley Area Languages, nfd000
 Bardi321164158
 Bunuba412119
 Gooniyandi1347462
 Miriwoong1566588
 Ngarinyin381619
 Nyikina612637
 Worla000
 Worrorra734
 Wunambal904
 Yawuru614122
 Gambera000
 Jawi000
 Kija1698883
 Kimberley Area Languages, nec261412
 Other Australian Indigenous Languages, nfd1026237
 Adnymathanha1406373
 Arabana1584
 Bandjalang1136153
 Banyjima1045651
 Batjala241311
 Bidjara22149
 Dhanggatti341722
 Diyari504
 Gamilaraay1055250
 Garuwali000
 Githabul403
 Gumbaynggir905039
 Kanai404
 Karajarri411721
 Kariyarra1989
 Kaurna532228
 Kayardild844
 Kriol7 1553 5023 650
 Lardil653233
 Mangala682641
 Muruwari1254
 Narungga251118
 Ngarluma422617
 Ngarrindjeri312145167
 Nyamal25818
 Nyangumarta211101117
 Nyungar475228247
 Paakantyi422218
 Palyku/Nyiyaparli543
 Wajarri1457473
 Wiradjuri457206255
 Yindjibarndi377182200
 Yinhawangka392511
 Yorta Yorta622634
 Baanbay000
 Badimaya303
 Barababaraba000
 Dadi Dadi000
 Dharawal271314
 Djabwurrung000
 Gudjal300
 Keerray-Woorroong430
 Ladji Ladji000
 Mirning000
 Ngatjumaya000
 Waluwarra000
 Wangkangurru303
 Wargamay000
 Wergaia1468
 Yugambeh1889
 Aboriginal English, so described651274375
 Other Australian Indigenous Languages, nec362179185
 Other Languages, nfd934
 American Languages1167641
 African Languages, nfd2 2321 1631 071
 Acholi1 089503586
 Akan3 0951 5501 543
 Mauritian Creole4 2002 1382 057
 Oromo3 0471 5081 535
 Shona11 0375 2285 815
 Somali14 1766 8147 362
 Swahili11 4605 4226 042
 Yoruba2 4651 3461 120
 Zulu664333331
 Amharic6 8123 2083 607
 Bemba783344436
 Dinka12 7016 4086 290
 Ewe541272272
 Ga227127103
 Harari576282293
 Hausa20212284
 Igbo2 0351 207825
 Kikuyu1375383
 Krio2 5301 1611 366
 Luganda498239261
 Luo1355877
 Ndebele1 363600763
 Nuer2 1571 0801 080
 Nyanja (Chichewa)416198213
 Shilluk231106125
 Tigre1709776
 Tigrinya4 5832 0962 482
 Tswana451199251
 Xhosa1596587
 Seychelles Creole522227295
 Anuak242113123
 Bari853431424
 Bassa773746
 Dan (Gio-Dan)22293125
 Fulfulde525263258
 Kinyarwanda (Rwanda)880428449
 Kirundi (Rundi)3 0971 4871 605
 Kpelle19128
 Krahn682844
 Liberian (Liberian English)25185161
 Loma (Lorma)753341
 Lumun (Kuku Lumun)000
 Madi934467469
 Mandinka582283298
 Mann883454
 Moro (Nuba Moro)18888103
 Themne693733
 Lingala301140161
 African Languages, nec2 7861 3691 418
 Pacific Austronesian Languages, nfd853945
 Fijian8 1454 0744 074
 Gilbertese387154235
 Maori (Cook Island)5 1072 5422 564
 Maori (New Zealand)11 7475 6106 142
 Nauruan312150165
 Niue787402387
 Samoan44 86921 82323 045
 Tongan17 6918 7488 946
 Rotuman363167191
 Tokelauan953472480
 Tuvaluan249120129
 Yapese11413
 Pacific Austronesian Languages, nec267118151
 Oceanian Pidgins and Creoles, nfd18107
 Bislama266135123
 Hawaiian English000
 Norf'k-Pitcairn1 035500534
 Solomon Islands Pijin294125166
 Oceanian Pidgins and Creoles, nec552229
 Papua New Guinea Languages, nfd570217348
 Kiwai402025
 Motu (HiriMotu)693251443
 Tok Pisin (Neomelanesian)3 7411 7651 976
 Papua New Guinea Languages, nec15249102
 Invented Languages1318452
 Sign Languages, nfd1 296620677
 Auslan10 1124 2865 834
 Key Word Sign Australia21811698
 Sign Languages, nec562529
 Inadequately described12 8477 5645 283
 Non-verbal, so described33 17917 87315 303
 Swiss, so described711315396
 Cypriot, so described249129121
 Creole, nfd4 9392 3482 591
 French Creole, nfd2 3851 1891 200
 Spanish Creole, nfd491528
 Portuguese Creole, nfd12117
 Pidgin, nfd2 0219261 095
 Not stated1 509 829780 521729 311

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