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Enrolments of LBOTE government preschool students by largest language groups (2015-2018)

This dataset captures the diversity of students with a language background other than English (LBOTE) who are enrolled in NSW government preschools.

Data Notes:

  • LBOTE students are those in whose home a language other than English is spoken by the student, parents, or other primary caregivers.

  • Preschools include the 99 preschools attached to government primary/ infant schools and the John Brotchie Nursery School. Not included are the government funded community preschools and long day centres that provide a preschool program, which provide the majority of preschool education in NSW.

  • Students include children enrolled in a preschool or an Early Intervention program that is run by a NSW government school. These government preschool classes provide full-time or part-time schooling at pre-primary level.

  • LBOTE as a percentage of preschool enrolment uses March enrolment data.

  • ‘Other language groups’ includes languages with small enrolments. The total number of languages included in ‘Other language groups’ is specified in Table 7 of the annual Language Diversity publication (see link below).

Data Source:

  • Schools: Language Diversity in NSW

Data and resources

Additional Info

Field Value
Title Enrolments of LBOTE government preschool students by largest language groups (2015-2018)
Type Dataset
Language eng
Licence Creative Commons Attribution
Data Status active
Update Frequency annual
Landing Page https://data.cese.nsw.gov.au/data/dataset/74b68ae6-fd85-4fce-ae96-439ddcd5ad76
Date Published 2017-01-18
Date Updated 2019-12-17
Contact Point
NSW Department of Education
1300 972 196
Data Services <data.services@det.nsw.edu.au>
Temporal Coverage 2015-01-01 - 2016-12-31
Geospatial Coverage NSW81093: New South Wales
Jurisdiction New South Wales
Data Portal NSW Education Data Hub
Publisher/Agency NSW Department of Education
Data Level State-level