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Country vs country: United Kingdom and United States 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 United Kingdom United States HISTORY
Languages English, Welsh (about 26% of the population of Wales), Scottish form of Gaelic (about 60,000 in Scotland) English 82.1%, Spanish 10.7%, other Indo-European 3.8%, Asian and Pacific island 2.7%, other 0.7%; <i>note:</i> Hawaiian is an official language in the state of Hawaii
Major language(s) English English

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

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