Language Stats: compare key data on Canada & United Kingdom

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STAT Canada United Kingdom HISTORY
French status Difficult intelligibility between speakers of Qu�b�cois and Acadian for speakers not fluent in Standard <a href=/country/fr>French</a>. National <a href=/cat/Language>language</a>. Bible 1530-1986. <a href=/country/fr>French</a> is only spoken by about 11% of the <a href=/graph-T/peo_pop>population</a> of Channel Islands, mainly older people. Official <a href=/cat/Language>language</a>. Bible 1530-1986.
Languages English (official) 59.3%, French (official) 23.2%, other 17.5% English, Welsh (about 26% of the population of Wales), Scottish form of Gaelic (about 60,000 in Scotland)
Linguistic diversity index 0.549
Ranked 77th. 4 times more than United Kingdom
Ranked 152nd.
Major language(s) English, French (both official) English


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