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LANP Language Spoken at Home
June release

Icon - PersonsRecords responses to the Census question 'Does the person speak a language other than English at home?', and is coded using the Australian Standard Classification of Languages (ASCL), 2016 (cat. no. 1267.0). This question allows for only one answer and therefore the number of responses shown in the category '1201 English' is not all persons who speak English, but specifically persons who speak only English at home.

Applicable to:All persons

Categories:Northern European Languages - Southern European Languages - Eastern European Languages - Southwest And Central Asian Languages - Southern Asian Languages - Southeast Asian Languages - Eastern Asian Languages - Australian Indigenous Languages - Other Languages

1NORTHERN EUROPEAN LANGUAGES

10Northern European Languages, nfd

1000Northern European Languages, nfd

11Celtic

1100Celtic, nfd
1101Gaelic (Scotland)
1102Irish
1103Welsh
1199Celtic, nec

12English

1201English

13German and Related Languages

1300German and Related Languages, nfd
1301German
1302Letzeburgish
1303Yiddish

14Dutch and Related Languages

1400Dutch and Related Languages, nfd
1401Dutch
1402Frisian
1403Afrikaans

15Scandinavian

1500Scandinavian, nfd
1501Danish
1502Icelandic
1503Norwegian
1504Swedish
1599Scandinavian, nec

16Finnish and Related Languages

1600Finnish and Related Languages, nfd
1601Estonian
1602Finnish
1699Finnish and Related Languages, nec

2SOUTHERN EUROPEAN LANGUAGES

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20Southern European Languages, nfd

2000Southern European Languages, nfd

21French

2101French

22Greek

2201Greek

23Iberian Romance

2300Iberian Romance, nfd
2301Catalan
2302Portuguese
2303Spanish
2399Iberian Romance, nec

24Italian

2401Italian

25Maltese

2501Maltese

29Other Southern European Languages

2900Other Southern European Languages, nfd
2901Basque
2902Latin
2999Other Southern European Languages, nec

3EASTERN EUROPEAN LANGUAGES

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30Eastern European Languages, nfd

3000Eastern European Languages, nfd

31Baltic

3100Baltic, nfd
3101Latvian
3102Lithuanian

33Hungarian

3301Hungarian

34East Slavic

3400East Slavic, nfd
3401Belorussian
3402Russian
3403Ukrainian

35South Slavic

3500South Slavic, nfd
3501Bosnian
3502Bulgarian
3503Croatian
3504Macedonian
3505Serbian
3506Slovene
3507Serbo-Croatian/Yugoslavian, so described

36West Slavic

3600West Slavic, nfd
3601Czech
3602Polish
3603Slovak
3604Czechoslovakian, so described

39Other Eastern European Languages

3900Other Eastern European Languages, nfd
3901Albanian
3903Aromunian (Macedo-Romanian)
3904Romanian
3905Romany
3999Other Eastern European Languages, nec

4SOUTHWEST AND CENTRAL ASIAN LANGUAGES

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40Southwest and Central Asian Languages, nfd

4000Southwest and Central Asian Languages, nfd

41Iranic

4100Iranic, nfd
4101Kurdish
4102Pashto
4104Balochi
4105Dari
4106Persian (excluding Dari)
4107Hazaraghi
4199Iranic, nec

42Middle Eastern Semitic Languages

4200Middle Eastern Semitic Languages, nfd
4202Arabic
4204Hebrew
4206Assyrian Neo-Aramaic
4207Chaldean Neo-Aramaic
4208Mandaean (Mandaic)
4299Middle Eastern Semitic Languages, nec

43Turkic

4300Turkic, nfd
4301Turkish
4302Azeri
4303Tatar
4304Turkmen
4305Uygur
4306Uzbek
4399Turkic, nec

49Other Southwest and Central Asian Languages

4900Other Southwest and Central Asian Languages, nfd
4901Armenian
4902Georgian
4999Other Southwest and Central Asian Languages, nec

5SOUTHERN ASIAN LANGUAGES

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50Southern Asian Languages, nfd

5000Southern Asian Languages, nfd

51Dravidian

5100Dravidian, nfd
5101Kannada
5102Malayalam
5103Tamil
5104Telugu
5105Tulu
5199Dravidian, nec

52Indo-Aryan

5200Indo-Aryan, nfd
5201Bengali
5202Gujarati
5203Hindi
5204Konkani
5205Marathi
5206Nepali
5207Punjabi
5208Sindhi
5211Sinhalese
5212Urdu
5213Assamese
5214Dhivehi
5215Kashmiri
5216Oriya
5217Fijian Hindustani
5299Indo-Aryan, nec

59Other Southern Asian Languages

5999Other Southern Asian Languages

6SOUTHEAST ASIAN LANGUAGES

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60Southeast Asian Languages, nfd

6000Southeast Asian Languages, nfd

61Burmese and Related Languages

6100Burmese and Related Languages, nfd
6101Burmese
6102Chin Haka
6103Karen
6104Rohingya
6105Zomi
6199Burmese and Related Languages, nec

62Hmong-Mien

6200Hmong-Mien, nfd
6201Hmong
6299Hmong-Mien, nec

63Mon-Khmer

6300Mon-Khmer, nfd
6301Khmer
6302Vietnamese
6303Mon
6399Mon-Khmer, nec

64Tai

6400Tai, nfd
6401Lao
6402Thai
6499Tai, nec

65Southeast Asian Austronesian Languages

6500Southeast Asian Austronesian Languages, nfd
6501Bisaya
6502Cebuano
6503IIokano
6504Indonesian
6505Malay
6507Tetum
6508Timorese
6511Tagalog
6512Filipino
6513Acehnese
6514Balinese
6515Bikol
6516Iban
6517Ilonggo (Hiligaynon)
6518Javanese
6521Pampangan
6599Southeast Asian Austronesian Languages, nec

69Other Southeast Asian Languages

6999Other Southeast Asian Languages

7EASTERN ASIAN LANGUAGES

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70Eastern Asian Languages, nfd

7000Eastern Asian Languages, nfd

71Chinese

7100Chinese, nfd
7101Cantonese
7102Hakka
7104Mandarin
7106Wu
7107Min Nan
7199Chinese, nec

72Japanese

7201Japanese

73Korean

7301Korean

79Other Eastern Asian Languages

7900Other Eastern Asian Languages, nfd
7901Tibetan
7902Mongolian
7999Other Eastern Asian Languages, nec

8AUSTRALIAN INDIGENOUS LANGUAGES

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80Australian Indigenous Languages, nfd

8000Australian Indigenous Languages, nfd

81Arnhem Land and Daly River Region Languages

8100Arnhem Land and Daly River Region Languages, nfd
8101Anindilyakwa
8111Maung
8113Ngan'gikurunggurr
8114Nunggubuyu
8115Rembarrnga
8117Tiwi
8121Alawa
8122Dalabon
8123Gudanji
8127Iwaidja
8128Jaminjung
8131Jawoyn
8132Jingulu
8133Kunbarlang
8136Larrakiya
8137Malak Malak
8138Mangarrayi
8141Maringarr
8142Marra
8143Marrithiyel
8144Matngala
8146Murrinh Patha
8147Na-kara
8148Ndjebbana (Gunavidji)
8151Ngalakgan
8152Ngaliwurru
8153Nungali
8154Wambaya
8155Wardaman
8156Amurdak
8157Garrwa
8158Kuwema
8161Marramaninyshi
8162Ngandi
8163Waanyi
8164Wagiman
8165Yanyuwa
8166Marridan (Maridan)

817Kunwinjkuan

8170Kunwinjkuan, nfd
8171Gundjeihmi
8172Kune
8173Kuninjku
8174Kunwinjku
8175Mayali
8179Kunwinjkuan, nec

818Burarran

8180Burarran, nfd
8181Burarra
8182Gun-nartpa
8183Gurr-goni
8189Burarran, nec

8199Arnhem Land and Daly River Region Languages, nec

82Yolngu Matha

8200Yolngu Matha, nfd

821Dhangu

8210Dhangu, nfd
8211Galpu
8212Golumala
8213Wangurri
8219Dhangu, nec

822Dhay'yi

8220Dhay'yi, nfd
8221Dhalwangu
8222Djarrwark
8229Dhay'yi, nec

823Dhuwal

8230Dhuwal, nfd
8231Djambarrpuyngu
8232Djapu
8233Daatiwuy
8234Marrangu
8235Liyagalawumirr
8236Liyagawumirr
8239Dhuwal, nec

824Dhuwala

8240Dhuwala, nfd
8242Gumatj
8243Gupapuyngu
8244Guyamirrilili
8246Manggalili
8247Wubulkarra
8249Dhuwala, nec

825Djinang

8250Djinang, nfd
8251Wurlaki
8259Djinang, nec

826Djinba

8260Djinba, nfd
8261Ganalbingu
8262Djinba
8263Manyjalpingu
8269Djinba, nec

827Yakuy

8270Yakuy, nfd
8271Ritharrngu
8272Wagilak
8279Yakuy, nec

828Nhangu

8281Nhangu
8282Yan-nhangu
8289Nhangu, nec

829Other Yolngu Matha

8291Dhuwaya
8292Djangu
8293Madarrpa
8294Warramiri
8295Rirratjingu
8299Other Yolngu Matha, nec

83Cape York Peninsula Languages

8300Cape York Peninsula Languages, nfd
8301Kuku Yalanji
8302Guugu Yimidhirr
8303Kuuku-Ya'u
8304Wik Mungkan
8305Djabugay
8306Dyirbal
8307Girramay
8308Koko-Bera
8311Kuuk Thayorre
8312Lamalama
8313Yidiny
8314Wik Ngathan
8315Alngith
8316Kugu Muminh
8317Morrobalama
8318Thaynakwith
8321Yupangathi
8322Tjungundji
8399Cape York Peninsula Languages, nec

84Torres Strait Island Languages

8400Torres Strait Island Languages, nfd
8401Kalaw Kawaw Ya/Kalaw Lagaw Ya
8402Meriam Mir
8403Yumplatok (Torres Strait Creole)

85Northern Desert Fringe Area Languages

8500Northern Desert Fringe Area Languages, nfd
8504Bilinarra
8505Gurindji
8506Gurindji Kriol
8507Jaru
8508Light Warlpiri
8511Malngin
8512Mudburra
8514Ngardi
8515Ngarinyman
8516Walmajarri
8517Wanyjirra
8518Warlmanpa
8521Warlpiri
8522Warumungu
8599Northern Desert Fringe Area Languages, nec

86Arandic

8600Arandic, nfd
8603Alyawarr
8606Kaytetye
8607Antekerrepenh

861Anmatyerr

8610Anmatyerr, nfd
8611Central Anmatyerr
8612Eastern Anmatyerr
8619Anmatyerr, nec

862Arrernte

8620Arrernte, nfd
8621Eastern Arrernte
8622Western Arrarnta
8629Arrernte, nec

8699Arandic, nec

87Western Desert Languages

8700Western Desert Languages, nfd
8703Antikarinya
8704Kartujarra
8705Kukatha
8706Kukatja
8707Luritja
8708Manyjilyjarra
8711Martu Wangka
8712Ngaanyatjarra
8713Pintupi
8714Pitjantjatjara
8715Wangkajunga
8716Wangkatha
8717Warnman
8718Yankunytjatjara
8721Yulparija
8722Tjupany
8799Western Desert Languages, nec

88Kimberley Area Languages

8800Kimberley Area Languages, nfd
8801Bardi
8802Bunuba
8803Gooniyandi
8804Miriwoong
8805Ngarinyin
8806Nyikina
8807Worla
8808Worrorra
8811Wunambal
8812Yawuru
8813Gambera
8814Jawi
8815Kija
8899Kimberley Area Languages, nec

89Other Australian Indigenous Languages

8900Other Australian Indigenous Languages, nfd
8901Adnymathanha
8902Arabana
8903Bandjalang
8904Banyjima
8905Batjala
8906Bidjara
8907Dhanggatti
8908Diyari
8911Gamilaraay
8913Garuwali
8914Githabul
8915Gumbaynggir
8916Kanai
8917Karajarri
8918Kariyarra
8921Kaurna
8922Kayardild
8924Kriol
8925Lardil
8926Mangala
8927Muruwari
8928Narungga
8931Ngarluma
8932Ngarrindjeri
8933Nyamal
8934Nyangumarta
8935Nyungar
8936Paakantyi
8937Palyku/Nyiyaparli
8938Wajarri
8941Wiradjuri
8943Yindjibarndi
8944Yinhawangka
8945Yorta Yorta
8946Baanbay
8947Badimaya
8948Barababaraba
8951Dadi Dadi
8952Dharawal
8953Djabwurrung
8954Gudjal
8955Keerray-Woorroong
8956Ladji Ladji
8957Mirning
8958Ngatjumaya
8961Waluwarra
8962Wangkangurru
8963Wargamay
8964Wergaia
8965Yugambeh
8998Aboriginal English, so described
8999Other Australian Indigenous Languages, nec

9OTHER LANGUAGES

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90Other Languages, nfd

9000Other Languages, nfd

91American Languages

9101American Languages

92African Languages

9200African Languages, nfd
9201Acholi
9203Akan
9205Mauritian Creole
9206Oromo
9207Shona
9208Somali
9211Swahili
9212Yoruba
9213Zulu
9214Amharic
9215Bemba
9216Dinka
9217Ewe
9218Ga
9221Harari
9222Hausa
9223Igbo
9224Kikuyu
9225Krio
9226Luganda
9227Luo
9228Ndebele
9231Nuer
9232Nyanja (Chichewa)
9233Shilluk
9234Tigre
9235Tigrinya
9236Tswana
9237Xhosa
9238Seychelles Creole
9241Anuak
9242Bari
9243Bassa
9244Dan (Gio-Dan)
9245Fulfulde
9246Kinyarwanda (Rwanda)
9247Kirundi (Rundi)
9248Kpelle
9251Krahn
9252Liberian (Liberian English)
9253Loma (Lorma)
9254Lumun (Kuku Lumun)
9255Madi
9256Mandinka
9257Mann
9258Moro (Nuba Moro)
9261Themne
9262Lingala
9299African Languages, nec

93Pacific Austronesian Languages

9300Pacific Austronesian Languages, nfd
9301Fijian
9302Gilbertese
9303Maori (Cook Island)
9304Maori (New Zealand)
9306Nauruan
9307Niue
9308Samoan
9311Tongan
9312Rotuman
9313Tokelauan
9314Tuvaluan
9315Yapese
9399Pacific Austronesian Languages, nec

94Oceanian Pidgins and Creoles

9400Oceanian Pidgins and Creoles, nfd
9402Bislama
9403Hawaiian English
9404Norf'k-Pitcairn
9405Solomon Islands Pijin
9499Oceanian Pidgins and Creoles, nec

95Papua New Guinea Languages

9500Papua New Guinea Languages, nfd
9502Kiwai
9503Motu (HiriMotu)
9504Tok Pisin (Neomelanesian)
9599Papua New Guinea Languages, nec

96Invented Languages

9601Invented Languages

97Sign Languages

9700Sign Languages, nfd
9701Auslan
9702Key Word Sign Australia
9799Sign Languages, nec

Supplementary codes

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0000Inadequately described
0001Non-verbal, so described
0003Swiss, so described
0004Cypriot, so described
0005Creole, nfd
0006French Creole, nfd
0007Spanish Creole, nfd
0008Portuguese Creole, nfd
0009Pidgin, nfd
&&&&Not stated
VVVVOverseas visitor

Number of categories: one digit level
two digit level
three digit level
four digit level
9
60
13
502





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