Students in grades 6 to 12 who report most often speaking another language at home, other than the choices provided on the questionnaire

Table

Unit %

Academic Year 2022-2023 Academic Year 2021-2022 Academic Year 2018-2019
Province
New Brunswick
6.9
6.7 - 7.1
5.3
4.4
Health zones
Zone 1 - Moncton and South-East Area
10.0
9.6 - 10.4
7.7
5.6
Zone 2 - Fundy Shore and Saint John Area
6.7
6.3 - 7.1
5.2
4.7
Zone 3 - Fredericton and River Valley Area
7.0
6.6 - 7.5
5.9
5.6
Zone 4 - Madawaska and North-West Area
2.2
1.7 - 2.6
1.5
1.1
Zone 5 - Restigouche Area
2.7
1.9 - 3.4
2.4
1.7
Zone 6 - Bathurst and Acadian Peninsula Area
1.9
1.5 - 2.3
1.0
1.2
Zone 7 - Miramichi Area
4.0
3.3 - 4.6
2.6
2.0
Communities
Bathurst, Beresford, Petit-Rocher Area
2.6
2.0 - 3.3
1.1
1.5
Bouctouche, Richibucto, Saint-Antoine Area
5.1
4.1 - 6.1
3.2
1.5
Campbellton, Atholville, Tide Head Area
2.7
1.8 - 3.7
2.4
2.1
Caraquet, Paquetville, Bertrand Area
1.3
0.5 - 2.0
S
S
Dalhousie, Balmoral, Belledune Area
2.6
1.5 - 3.8
2.4
S
Dieppe and Memramcook
4.5
3.7 - 5.3
3.5
1.6
Douglas, Saint Marys, Doaktown Area
0.0
S
S
Edmundston, Rivière-Verte, Lac Baker Area
2.9
2.2 - 3.7
1.7
1.6
Florenceville-Bristol, Woodstock, Wakefield Area
5.5
4.6 - 6.4
3.5
5.2
Fredericton
11.7
10.9 - 12.5
9.5
8.8
Grand Bay-Westfield, Westfield, Greenwich Area
n/a
0.0
S
Grand Falls, Saint-Léonard, Drummond Area
0.9
0.4 - 1.4
1.0
S
Hillsborough, Riverside-Albert, Alma Area
3.4
1.3 - 5.5
S
S
Kedgwick, Saint-Quentin and Grimmer
2.4
1.0 - 3.9
2.1
S
Minto, Chipman, Cambridge-Narrows Area
3.0
1.7 - 4.3
1.3
4.0
Miramichi, Rogersville, Blackville Area
4.2
3.5 - 4.9
2.9
2.2
Moncton
16.2
15.4 - 17.0
12.6
10.1
Nackawic, McAdam, Canterbury Area
S
S
1.2
Neguac, Alnwick, Esgenoopetitj Area
S
0.0
S
New Maryland, Kingsclear, Lincoln Area
3.0
1.4 - 4.5
S
S
Oromocto, Gagetown, Fredericton Junction Area
1.3
0.8 - 1.7
0.7
1.0
Perth-Andover, Plaster Rock, Tobique Area
S
S
S
Quispamsis, Rothesay, Hampton Area
3.0
2.5 - 3.5
3.0
3.1
Riverview and Coverdale
6.0
5.0 - 7.0
4.2
4.0
Sackville, Dorchester, Port Elgin Area
3.0
1.8 - 4.2
3.1
1.8
Saint John, Simonds and Musquash
10.5
9.8 - 11.2
7.9
7.1
Salisbury and Petitcodiac
2.2
1.4 - 3.0
1.4
1.5
Shediac, Beaubassin East and Cap-Pelé
5.7
4.4 - 7.0
7.5
2.7
Shippagan, Lamèque, Inkerman Area
1.4
0.6 - 2.1
S
S
St. George, Grand Manan, Blacks Harbour Area
4.8
3.2 - 6.3
4.1
5.8
St. Stephen, Saint Andrews, Campobello Island Area
3.9
2.8 - 4.9
2.9
2.5
Sussex, Norton, Sussex Corner Area
3.0
2.2 - 3.9
2.9
1.8
Tracadie and Saint-Isidore
1.4
0.8 - 2.1
0.8
S
School districts
Anglophone East School District
13.3
12.7 - 13.9
9.9
8.0
Anglophone North School District
6.0
5.4 - 6.7
3.7
3.0
Anglophone South School District
6.4
6.0 - 6.8
4.9
4.5
Anglophone West School District
7.0
6.6 - 7.4
5.5
5.4
Anglophone sector
8.2
8.0 - 8.5
6.2
5.4
District scolaire francophone Nord-Est
1.1
0.8 - 1.3
0.6
0.6
District scolaire francophone Nord-Ouest
1.4
1.0 - 1.8
1.0
0.8
District scolaire francophone Sud
5.7
5.2 - 6.2
5.7
3.3
Francophone sector
3.5
3.2 - 3.8
3.3
2.0
Grades
Grades 6 to 8
6.3
6.0 - 6.6
4.5
4.0
Grades 9 to 12
7.3
7.1 - 7.6
5.9
4.7
Gender
Woman/Girl
7.1
6.8 - 7.4
5.5
n/a
Man/Boy
6.8
6.5 - 7.1
5.4
n/a
Non-binary
4.9
4.1 - 5.7
4.0
n/a
Sex at birth
Female
7.0
6.7 - 7.3
5.3
4.2
Male
6.8
6.5 - 7.1
5.3
4.6
Sexual identity
Minority sexual identity
5.0
4.6 - 5.4
3.9
n/a
Heterosexual
6.9
6.7 - 7.2
5.5
n/a
LGBTQ2+ Status
LGBTQ2+ person
5.2
4.8 - 5.6
4.0
n/a
Non LGBTQ2+ person
6.9
6.7 - 7.2
5.5
n/a
Race
White
2.1
1.9 - 2.2
1.3
n/a
South Asian
39.3
35.7 - 43.0
41.7
n/a
Other
14.1
12.2 - 16.1
10.1
n/a
Middle Eastern
57.3
54.6 - 60.0
54.0
n/a
Latino
45.1
42.2 - 48.0
37.1
n/a
East/Southeast Asian
46.4
44.5 - 48.3
44.0
n/a
Black
11.3
10.1 - 12.5
10.8
n/a
Indigenous identity
Indigenous
3.4
2.7 - 4.0
3.0
3.5
Non-Indigenous
7.0
6.8 - 7.2
5.4
4.4
Food poverty
Food poverty
6.4
5.6 - 7.1
4.7
n/a
No food poverty
6.9
6.7 - 7.1
5.3
n/a
Immigrant
Immigrants
50.0
48.8 - 51.2
45.2
47.6
Non-immigrants
1.0
0.9 - 1.1
0.8
0.5
Special needs
Has a special need
4.1
3.8 - 4.4
3.1
n/a
No special need
8.5
8.2 - 8.7
6.5
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 another language at home, other than the choices provided on the questionnaire.

Source

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

Calculations

This indicator is calculated by dividing the number of respondents who answered "an other language(s)" 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_6

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