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7. Maternal country of birth

Lee Taylor, Barbara Bajuk, Michael Giffin

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Lee Taylor

Barbara Bajuk

Michael Giffin

Abstract

Between 1997 and 2001, about 20 per cent of mothers were born in non-English speaking countries (Table 48). The proportion of mothers born in Southern European countries continued to slowly decline, while the proportion of mothers in other groups remained fairly stable.