Language Stats: compare key data on Singapore & United States

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STAT Singapore United States
English status <a href=/graph-T/peo_eth_gro>Ethnic groups</a> which use <a href=/encyclopedia/England>English</a>: <a href=/country/mc>Chinese</a> 154,000, 68%; <a href=/region/EUR>European</a> and Eurasian 34,000, 15%; <a href=/country/in>Indian</a> 32,000, 14%; <a href=/encyclopedia/Malay-language>Malay</a> 6,000, 3%. <a href=/country/mc>Chinese</a> varieties and <a href=/encyclopedia/Tamil-language>Tamil</a> also used at home. National <a href=/cat/Language>language</a>. Bible 1382-1989. There are many regional dialects. Official <a href=/cat/Language>language</a>. Bible 1382-1989.
Languages Mandarin 35%, English 23%, Malay 14.1%, Hokkien 11.4%, Cantonese 5.7%, Teochew 4.9%, Tamil 3.2%, other Chinese dialects 1.8%, other 0.9% 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 0.748
Ranked 41st. 2 times more than United States
Ranked 114th.
Major language(s) English, Malay, Mandarin, Tamil English


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