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Part 4: Maternal Country of Birth

Lee Taylor, Margaret Pym, Barbara Bajuk, Lee Sutton, Susan Travis, Clare Banks

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Lee Taylor

Margaret Pym

Barbara Bajuk

Lee Sutton

Susan Travis

Clare Banks

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Clare Banks


Between 1994 and 1998, about 20 per cent of mothers were born in non-English speaking countries (Table 44). The proportion of mothers from Asian countries increased slightly from 9.2 to 10.1 per cent, while the proportion of mothers from southern European countries decreased slightly from 2.0 to 1.6 per cent.