U.S. children who do not speak English at home with difficulties in English 1979-2016

Number of children who speak another language at home and have difficulties speaking English in the United States from 1979 to 2016 (in 1,000)

by Erin Duffin, last edited Apr 29, 2019
U.S. children who do not speak English at home with difficulties in English 1979-2016 This statistic shows the total number of children who spoke another language than English at home and had difficulties speaking English in the United States from 1979 to 2016. In 2016, around 2.42 million children were speaking another language than English at home and had difficulties speaking English in the United States.
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Number of children who speak another language at home and have difficulties speaking English in the United States from 1979 to 2016 (in 1,000)

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Number of children (in 1,000)
20162,417
20152,353
20142,402
2013 2,443
2012 2,499
2011 2,593
2010 2,704
2009 2,634
2008 2,680
2007 2,748
2006 2,767
2005 2,806
2004 2,774
2003 2,881
2002 2,780
2001 2,844
2000 2,886
19992,630
19952,431
1992 2,160
1989 1,808
1979 1,250
Number of children (in 1,000)
20162,417
20152,353
20142,402
2013 2,443
2012 2,499
2011 2,593
2010 2,704
2009 2,634
2008 2,680
2007 2,748
2006 2,767
2005 2,806
2004 2,774
2003 2,881
2002 2,780
2001 2,844
2000 2,886
19992,630
19952,431
1992 2,160
1989 1,808
1979 1,250
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by Erin Duffin, last edited Apr 29, 2019
This statistic shows the total number of children who spoke another language than English at home and had difficulties speaking English in the United States from 1979 to 2016. In 2016, around 2.42 million children were speaking another language than English at home and had difficulties speaking English in the United States.
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