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ERIC Number: ED175242
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978-Aug
Geographic Distribution, Nativity, and Age Distribution of Language Minorities in the United States: Spring 1976. National Center for Education Statistics Bulletin.
National Center for Education Statistics (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Approximately 28 million persons in the United States, including about 5 million school-age children, have native languages other than English or live in households in which languages other than English are spoken. These are among the findings released by the National Center for Education Statistics from the Spring 1976 Survey of Income and Education. Other findings are summarized under the following headings: (1) proportion of language-minority persons in the United States; (2) the largest language group; (3) other language minority groups; (4) location of language-minority persons; (5) percentage of language-minority persons in the various states; (6) language minority birthplaces; (7) language minority children of school age; (8) source of data; and (9) related reports. Six tables are included. (AMH)
Descriptors: Demography, Ethnic Distribution, Ethnic Groups, Geographic Distribution, Geographic Location, Language Maintenance, Minority Group Children, Minority Groups, Native Speakers, Non English Speaking, Place of Residence, Population Trends, Second Languages, Statistical Data, Statistical Surveys
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Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Center for Education Statistics (DHEW), Washington, DC.
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