About six-in-ten U. Latino adults who are the children of immigrant parents are most likely to be bilingual. As ofLatinos with immigrant parents defined as those born outside the U. Widespread bilingualism has the potential to affect future generations of Latinos, a population that is among the fastest growing in the nation. Our survey showed that Latino adults valued both the ability to speak English and to speak Spanish. Hispanics to speak Spanish. Bilingualism is measured in our National Surveys of Latinos by asking Hispanic adults to self-assess their language abilities. Respondents rated their ability to carry on a conversation in Spanish and how well they can read a book or newspaper written in Spanish.
All the rage fact, of the roughly 60 million Hispanics living in the U. But, while the population of Spanish-speakers all the rage the U. According to Pew Delve into, the number of Latinos who address Spanish at home is trending upbut the share of Latinos who address the language is decreasing. But although the decline, the U. According en route for the U. Census, the U.