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Enrolments of LBOTE government school students by largest language groups (2017-2018)

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

Data Notes:

  • LBOTE and total (headcount) enrolment figures are collected in March of each year. Most other collections use enrolment data that are collected as part of the Mid Year Census in August.

  • The number of LBOTE students enrolled in SSPs, is not broken down into SA4 groupings but is included in SA4 Groups Total.

  • Primary support students are included in Year 3 to 6. Secondary support students are included in Year 7 to 10.

  • For more detailed analysis of students of language background other than English, please refer to

  • Schools: Language Diversity in NSW.

Data Source:

Data and resources

Additional Info

Field Value
Title Enrolments of LBOTE government school students by largest language groups (2017-2018)
Type Dataset
Language eng
Licence Creative Commons Attribution
Data Status active
Update Frequency annual
Landing Page https://data.cese.nsw.gov.au/data/dataset/3d012ac6-c1fb-484f-9c8f-6428ade28761
Date Published 2019-07-10
Date Updated 2020-07-27
Contact Point
NSW Department of Education
1300 972 196
Data Services <data.services@det.nsw.edu.au>
Temporal Coverage 2017-01-01 - 2018-01-01
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