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European Union

European Union Language Stats

Definitions

  • Languages: A rank ordering of languages starting with the largest and sometimes includes the percent of total population speaking that language.
  • Languages > Note: This entry provides a rank ordering of languages starting with the largest and sometimes includes the percent of total population speaking that language.
STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK
Languages Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, Gaelic, German, Greek, Hungarian, Italian, Latvian, Lithuanian, Maltese, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Slovak, Slovene, Spanish, Swedish 2007
Languages > Note only official languages are listed; German, the major language of Germany, Austria, and Switzerland, is the most widely spoken mother tongue - over 19% of the EU population; English is the most widely spoken language - about 49% of the EU population is conversant with it 2007

SOURCES: CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 28 March 2011

Citation

"European Union Language Stats", NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/profiles/European-Union/Language

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