U.S. - children who speak another language than English at home 1979-2016

Number of children who speak another language than English at home in the United States from 1979 to 2016 (in millions)

by Erin Duffin, last edited Apr 29, 2019
U.S. - children who speak another language than English at home 1979-2016 This graph represents the total number of U.S. children, who speak another language than English at home from 1979 to 2016. In 2016, almost 12.09 million children were speaking another language than English at home in the United States.
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Number of children who speak another language than English at home in the United States from 1979 to 2016 (in millions)

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Number of children in million
201612.09
201511.93
201411.79
2013 11.74
2012 11.23
2011 11.84
2010 11.87
2009 11.23
2008 10.87
2007 10.92
2006 10.86
2005 10.51
2004 9.98
2003 9.85
2002 9.79
2001 9.76
2000 9.53
19998.82
19956.66
1992 6.26
1989 5.18
1979 3.83
Number of children in million
201612.09
201511.93
201411.79
2013 11.74
2012 11.23
2011 11.84
2010 11.87
2009 11.23
2008 10.87
2007 10.92
2006 10.86
2005 10.51
2004 9.98
2003 9.85
2002 9.79
2001 9.76
2000 9.53
19998.82
19956.66
1992 6.26
1989 5.18
1979 3.83
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by Erin Duffin, last edited Apr 29, 2019
This graph represents the total number of U.S. children, who speak another language than English at home from 1979 to 2016. In 2016, almost 12.09 million children were speaking another language than English at home in the United States.
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