U.S.- children who don't speak English at home, by language spoken 1979-2016

Number of children who speak another language than English at home in the U.S. from 1979 to 2016, by language spoken (in 1,000)

by Erin Duffin, last edited Apr 29, 2019
U.S.- children who don't speak English at home, by language spoken 1979-2016 This graph represents the total number of U.S. children who speak another language than English at home from 1979 to 2016, distinguished by language spoken at home. In 2016, there were 8.69 million children in the U.S. who were speaking Spanish at home.
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Number of children who speak another language than English at home in the U.S. from 1979 to 2016, by language spoken (in 1,000)

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SpanishOther Indo-EuropeanAsian or Pacific Island LanguagesOther languages
20168,6881,4991,307599
20158,5681,5281,307528
20148,5211,4671,270530
2013 8,4581,4851,285514
2012 8,5871,5941,306506
2011 8,4701,5571,325485
2010 8,4561,5681,313444
2009 8,0671,4871,242431
2008 7,7811,5131,153424
2007 7,8721,4791,173394
2006 7,8051,4581,177422
2005 7,5301,4621,140375
2004 7,1031,4401,116318
2003 7,0211,3981,110324
2002 6,8591,4801,127327
2001 6,7941,4891,152329
2000 6,5331,5351,147311
19996,3394331,177865
19955,037514504602
1992 4,314505978467
1989 3,550727551349
1979 2,529622160515
SpanishOther Indo-EuropeanAsian or Pacific Island LanguagesOther languages
20168,6881,4991,307599
20158,5681,5281,307528
20148,5211,4671,270530
2013 8,4581,4851,285514
2012 8,5871,5941,306506
2011 8,4701,5571,325485
2010 8,4561,5681,313444
2009 8,0671,4871,242431
2008 7,7811,5131,153424
2007 7,8721,4791,173394
2006 7,8051,4581,177422
2005 7,5301,4621,140375
2004 7,1031,4401,116318
2003 7,0211,3981,110324
2002 6,8591,4801,127327
2001 6,7941,4891,152329
2000 6,5331,5351,147311
19996,3394331,177865
19955,037514504602
1992 4,314505978467
1989 3,550727551349
1979 2,529622160515
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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, distinguished by language spoken at home. In 2016, there were 8.69 million children in the U.S. who were speaking Spanish at home.
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