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8. Maternal Country of Birth Volume 21 Issue 2

Ed. Lee Taylor

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Ed. Lee Taylor


Between 2004 and 2008, the percentage of mothers who were born in non-English speaking countries rose slightly from 20.7% to 23.5% (Table 89). The increase was mainly among mothers born in North East Asian and Southern Asian countries. There was a decline in the percentage of mothers born in Southern European countries.