Tuesday, August 14, 2012

Non-English Speakers in the US


Ever wondered how many people don’t speak English at home in the US? I did, so I pulled some stats from www.census.gov and came up with my own infographic.




Big language communities

Languages spoken by over one million people at home in the US (2007):

Spanish:              34.5 million
Chinese:              2.46 million
French:                1.98 million                 (includes Patois, Cajun, Creole)
Tagalog:              1.48 million
Vietnamese:       1.2 million
German:              1.1 million
Korean:               1.06 million



Integration the into English-speaking world

Languages spoken by fewer people in the US in 2007, compared to 1980:

Italian
German
Yiddish
Greek
Polish


1 comment:

Queen Quinn said...

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