Schools: Language diversity in NSW, 2022
This bulletin was originally published 11 August 2023.
CESE’s Schools: Language diversity in NSW, 2022 bulletin summarises the diversity of students with language backgrounds other than English (LBOTE) who were enrolled in NSW government schools in March 2022. The census of students from language backgrounds other than English (LBOTE) was conducted on 18 March 2022 in all NSW government schools, including preschools, intensive English centres and distance education centres.
In March 2022, 62.3% (498,430) of students enrolled in NSW government schools came from homes where English was the only language spoken. More than a third (37.7%, 302,154) of students came from homes where languages other than English were spoken by either the students themselves and/or at least one parent or carer.
To access the full publication
Visit the Schools: Language diversity in NSW, 2022 page on the NSW Data Hub.