Proficiency in Chinese languages in DFAT and Defence
% of employees identified as proficient in Mandarin or Cantonese
1.2%DFAT 1.7%Defence 3.7%Australianpopulation
DFAT: Refers to DFAT APS staff only and does not include Locally Engaged Staff. Data supplied by DFAT, current as at 17 Aug 2020.
Defence: Supplied by the Department of Defence, 22 Aug 2020.
Australian population: Cultural Diversity in Australia (2016 ABS Census data).