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Language Stats: compare key data on China & Philippines

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STAT China Philippines HISTORY
Languages Standard Chinese or Mandarin (Putonghua, based on the Beijing dialect), Yue (Cantonese), Wu (Shanghainese), Minbei (Fuzhou), Minnan (Hokkien-Taiwanese), Xiang, Gan, Hakka dialects, minority languages (see Ethnic groups entry) Filipino (official; based on Tagalog) and English (official); eight major dialects - Tagalog, Cebuano, Ilocano, Hiligaynon or Ilonggo, Bicol, Waray, Pampango, and Pangasinan
Linguistic diversity index 0.491
Ranked 91st.
0.849
Ranked 23th. 73% more than China
Major language(s) Mandarin Chinese Filipino, English (both official)

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