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Hong Kong

Hong Kong Language Stats

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 AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Languages Cantonese 90.8% (official), English 2.8% (official), Putonghua (Mandarin) 0.9%, other Chinese dialects 4.4%, other 1.1% 2006
Major language(s) Chinese (mainly Cantonese), English (both official) 2013

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

Citation

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