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Figure 3: Respondent Language 80% English 70% Other 60% 50% 40% 30% 20% 10% 0% 2014 2010 2006 For those survey respondents who preferred to speak or read in a language other than English, the most preferred languages were Persian (12.2%), Arabic (11%) and Tamil (6.7%). Table 7: Main non-English languages used and preferred Main non-English Languages Used No. Proportion of Survey Respondents City of Whittlesea Persian 31 12.2% 0.3% Arabic 28 11.0% 1.5% Tamil 17 6.7% 1.8% Italian 2 0.7% 3.0% Punjab 1 0.4% 1.4% Croatian 1 0.4% 0.3% Chinese 1 0.4% 1.1% Macedonian 1 0.4% 2.8% Serbian 1 0.4% 0.2% Hindi 1 0.4% 1.6% 23