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Country vs country: Canada and Uganda compared: Language

Definitions

  • Languages: A rank ordering of languages starting with the largest and sometimes includes the percent of total population speaking that language.
  • Major language(s): Country major languages.
STAT Canada Uganda HISTORY
English status National <a href=/cat/Language>language</a>. Bible 1382-1989. Used in primary schools, law courts. Official <a href=/cat/Language>language</a>. <a href=/graph-T/med_new>Newspapers</a>, radio programs. Bible 1535-1989.

Languages English (official) 59.3%, French (official) 23.2%, other 17.5% English (official national language, taught in grade schools, used in courts of law and by most newspapers and some radio broadcasts), Ganda or Luganda (most widely used of the Niger-Congo languages, preferred for native language publications in the capital and may be taught in school), other Niger-Congo languages, Nilo-Saharan languages, Swahili, Arabic

Major language(s) English, French (both official) English (official), Swahili (official), Luganda, various Bantu and Nilotic languages

SOURCES: Ethnologue; CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 28 March 2011; British Broadcasting Corporation 2014

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