Schools: Language diversity in NSW, 2021
This bulletin was originally published 21 December 2021.
CESE’s Schools: Language diversity in NSW, 2020 bulletin summarises the diversity of students with language backgrounds other than English (LBOTE) who were enrolled in NSW government schools in March 2021. The census of students from language backgrounds other than English (LBOTE) was conducted on 5 March 2021 in all NSW government schools, including preschools, intensive English centres and distance education centres.
In March 2021, 62.8% (510,837) of students enrolled in NSW government schools came from homes where English was the only language spoken. More than a third (37.2%, 302,779) 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, 2021 page on the NSW Data Hub.