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Most common non-English languages spoken in England and Wales 2011

Non-English languages ranked by number of speakers in England and Wales in 2011 (in 1,000 speakers)

The data shows the ten most spoken languages, other than English, in England and Wales in 2011, by number of speakers. The most commonly spoken language was Polish with 546 thousand speakers, at double that of the second most common, Panjabi.

Polish 546
Panjabi 273
Urdu 269
Bengali (with Sylheti and Chatgaya) 221
Gujarati 213
Arabic 159
French 147
All Other Chinese 141
Portuguese 133
Spanish 120