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Language Stats: compare key data on Colombia & United States

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STAT Colombia United States HISTORY
Languages Spanish 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
Linguistic diversity index 0.03
Ranked 179th.
0.353
Ranked 114th. 12 times more than Colombia
Major language(s) Spanish English
Spanish speakers 34 million
Ranked 2nd. 52% more than United States
22.4 million
Ranked 1st.
Spanish speakers per 1000 929.62
Ranked 8th. 10 times more than United States
89.74
Ranked 1st.
Spanish status National <a href=/cat/Language>language</a>. Bible 1553-1979. <a href=/graph-T/peo_pop>Population</a> has increased 61% or more since 1970. Official <a href=/cat/Language>language</a>. Bible 1553-1979.

SOURCES: CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 28 March 2011; Wikipedia: Linguistic diversity index (Rankings by country) (UNESCO World Report – Investing in Cultural Diversity and Intercultural Dialogue); British Broadcasting Corporation 2014; Ethnologue; Ethnologue. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.

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