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Sign languages used in England and Wales in 2011

Users of sign languages in England and Wales in 2011, by type

The data displays which sign languages were used in England and Wales at the time of the 2011 National Census. 15,487 residents of England and Wales declared that they used British sign language, which was approx. 5.5 times more than residents using other sign languages, including Irish Sign Language.

British Sign Language 15487
All other sign languages 2838
Any sign communication 3646