Students in grades 6 to 12 who report most often speaking English at home

Table

Unit %

Academic Year 2022-2023 Academic Year 2021-2022 Academic Year 2018-2019
Province
New Brunswick
66.2
65.9 - 66.6
68.1
67.8
Health zones
Zone 1 - Moncton and South-East Area
54.6
53.9 - 55.4
58.2
58.5
Zone 2 - Fundy Shore and Saint John Area
89.4
88.9 - 89.9
91.8
91.0
Zone 3 - Fredericton and River Valley Area
88.6
88.0 - 89.1
87.9
87.7
Zone 4 - Madawaska and North-West Area
11.3
10.3 - 12.3
10.6
8.7
Zone 5 - Restigouche Area
46.2
43.8 - 48.5
48.1
45.1
Zone 6 - Bathurst and Acadian Peninsula Area
17.6
16.5 - 18.7
17.9
17.4
Zone 7 - Miramichi Area
76.6
75.1 - 78.0
78.5
78.2
Communities
Bathurst, Beresford, Petit-Rocher Area
36.1
34.0 - 38.1
36.2
34.7
Bouctouche, Richibucto, Saint-Antoine Area
33.9
31.7 - 36.0
35.2
32.1
Campbellton, Atholville, Tide Head Area
45.1
42.1 - 48.1
49.3
46.9
Caraquet, Paquetville, Bertrand Area
1.6
0.7 - 2.5
1.7
3.0
Dalhousie, Balmoral, Belledune Area
47.7
44.0 - 51.3
46.3
42.4
Dieppe and Memramcook
9.2
8.1 - 10.4
9.6
8.7
Douglas, Saint Marys, Doaktown Area
97.4
95.9 - 98.8
99.0
97.7
Edmundston, Rivière-Verte, Lac Baker Area
5.8
4.8 - 6.8
5.9
3.9
Florenceville-Bristol, Woodstock, Wakefield Area
91.4
90.3 - 92.5
94.1
91.9
Fredericton
84.2
83.3 - 85.0
82.3
82.4
Grand Bay-Westfield, Westfield, Greenwich Area
n/a
97.1
94.0
Grand Falls, Saint-Léonard, Drummond Area
22.8
20.6 - 25.0
22.9
33.9
Hillsborough, Riverside-Albert, Alma Area
92.7
89.6 - 95.7
96.2
96.8
Kedgwick, Saint-Quentin and Grimmer
2.6
1.1 - 4.1
S
S
Minto, Chipman, Cambridge-Narrows Area
96.2
94.7 - 97.6
98.4
93.6
Miramichi, Rogersville, Blackville Area
83.1
81.7 - 84.5
86.1
85.4
Moncton
60.8
59.7 - 61.8
65.7
67.6
Nackawic, McAdam, Canterbury Area
97.0
95.7 - 98.3
96.8
96.6
Neguac, Alnwick, Esgenoopetitj Area
21.2
17.0 - 25.4
16.2
16.0
New Maryland, Kingsclear, Lincoln Area
94.1
92.0 - 96.2
97.0
96.7
Oromocto, Gagetown, Fredericton Junction Area
90.2
89.0 - 91.4
91.2
89.6
Perth-Andover, Plaster Rock, Tobique Area
94.2
92.5 - 95.9
95.2
94.4
Quispamsis, Rothesay, Hampton Area
94.6
93.9 - 95.3
95.0
94.2
Riverview and Coverdale
90.8
89.5 - 92.0
92.7
92.6
Sackville, Dorchester, Port Elgin Area
92.6
90.7 - 94.4
94.1
95.7
Saint John, Simonds and Musquash
84.2
83.3 - 85.1
88.0
86.7
Salisbury and Petitcodiac
93.8
92.4 - 95.1
96.3
94.3
Shediac, Beaubassin East and Cap-Pelé
19.5
17.3 - 21.7
20.6
19.3
Shippagan, Lamèque, Inkerman Area
3.5
2.2 - 4.7
3.5
1.5
St. George, Grand Manan, Blacks Harbour Area
93.1
91.3 - 95.0
93.8
92.0
St. Stephen, Saint Andrews, Campobello Island Area
93.6
92.2 - 94.9
95.5
95.0
Sussex, Norton, Sussex Corner Area
93.4
92.2 - 94.6
95.2
95.0
Tracadie and Saint-Isidore
2.8
1.9 - 3.7
2.2
2.1
School districts
Anglophone East School District
81.9
81.2 - 82.6
86.1
86.8
Anglophone North School District
85.7
84.8 - 86.7
88.8
87.6
Anglophone South School District
91.1
90.6 - 91.6
93.1
92.5
Anglophone West School District
88.8
88.3 - 89.3
90.9
90.3
Anglophone sector
87.5
87.2 - 87.8
90.2
89.9
District scolaire francophone Nord-Est
6.6
6.0 - 7.3
6.4
5.3
District scolaire francophone Nord-Ouest
3.4
2.8 - 4.0
3.1
2.3
District scolaire francophone Sud
17.9
17.1 - 18.8
19.8
19.9
Francophone sector
11.9
11.4 - 12.4
12.6
11.8
Grades
Grades 6 to 8
66.1
65.5 - 66.7
67.5
66.8
Grades 9 to 12
66.3
65.8 - 66.8
68.6
68.5
Gender
Woman/Girl
64.4
63.8 - 65.0
66.1
n/a
Man/Boy
66.5
65.9 - 67.0
68.4
n/a
Non-binary
76.4
74.8 - 77.9
78.0
n/a
Sex at birth
Female
65.6
65.1 - 66.2
67.6
67.2
Male
66.9
66.4 - 67.5
68.7
68.3
Sexual identity
Minority sexual identity
73.7
72.9 - 74.5
74.8
n/a
Heterosexual
65.3
64.9 - 65.8
67.4
n/a
LGBTQ2+ Status
LGBTQ2+ person
73.4
72.6 - 74.2
74.6
n/a
Non LGBTQ2+ person
65.3
64.9 - 65.8
67.4
n/a
Race
White
70.9
70.5 - 71.4
73.1
n/a
South Asian
53.3
49.6 - 57.1
53.1
n/a
Other
54.3
51.4 - 57.1
57.1
n/a
Middle Eastern
34.3
31.7 - 36.9
37.4
n/a
Latino
42.5
39.6 - 45.3
51.0
n/a
East/Southeast Asian
46.1
44.2 - 48.0
48.3
n/a
Black
63.2
61.4 - 65.0
65.6
n/a
Indigenous identity
Indigenous
74.7
73.2 - 76.1
75.7
78.5
Non-Indigenous
66.1
65.7 - 66.5
68.7
66.7
Food poverty
Food poverty
64.3
62.9 - 65.8
62.3
n/a
No food poverty
66.3
65.9 - 66.7
68.2
n/a
Immigrant
Immigrants
38.8
37.7 - 39.9
44.2
40.2
Non-immigrants
70.0
69.6 - 70.4
70.8
70.2
Special needs
Has a special need
71.0
70.4 - 71.6
72.1
n/a
No special need
63.7
63.2 - 64.1
66.0
n/a
n/a = Not applicable / not available
S = Data suppressed due to confidentiality requirements and/or small sample size

About

This indicator is the percentage of students in grades 6 to 12 who report most often speaking English at home.

Source

New Brunswick Health Council, Student Wellness Survey - Grades 6-12

Calculations

This indicator is calculated by dividing the number of respondents who answered "English" by the number of respondents who answered "English, French, equally both French and English, Mi’kmaw, Wolastoqey or an other language(s)" to the question: What language do you speak at home most or all of the time?

Notes

Users are advised to exercise caution if comparing data from the community of Grand Bay-Westfield, Westfield, Greenwich Area to other New Brunswick communities. The data for the community of Grand Bay-Westfield, Westfield, Greenwich Area is based on students in grades 6 to 8, while data from the other communities are based on students in grades 6 to 12. Survey results are assigned to communities based on the location of the school. The community of Grand Bay-Westfield, Westfield, Greenwich Area does not have any schools with grades 9 to 12.

Unit

%

NBHC code

SH_LAN03_1

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