Vietnamese is the third most spoken language in Australia

Tuesday, 26/07/2022 15:22
According to the latest census by the Australian Bureau of Statistics, Vietnamese ranked third among the top languages used at home in Australia after Mandarin and Arabic languages, other than English.
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Vietnamese class held for children in Australia (Photo: baoquocte.vn)

Mandarin continues to be the most common language other than English with 685,274 people using Mandarin at home. This is followed by Arabic (367,159 people), Vietnamese (320,758 people), and Cantonese (295,281 people), according to the census.

The number of people speaking Vietnamese at home increased by 43,000 compared to 2016.

There are currently 429 languages spoken in Australia, including 183 indigenous ones.

In August 2021, out of nearly 25.5 million people in Australia, 334,785 confirmed their Vietnamese origin, said the census./.

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