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Middlesbrough: Main language (detailed)

Location Type: Unitary Authorities, ONS Geographic Code: E06000002

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Key Facts

All Residents 143,926
Male 70,884
Female 73,040
Households 60,262
Population Density (people/km2) 2,671.2
Table Codets024
Unit of MeasurePerson
Number of Response Options95

This dataset provides Census 2021 estimates that classify usual residents in England and Wales by their main language. The estimates are as at Census Day, 21 March 2021.


A person's first or preferred language.

This shows a detailed breakdown of the responses given in the write-in option "Other, write in".

Main language (detailed): Total: All usual residents aged 3 years and over 138,816
English (English or Welsh in Wales) 128,306
Welsh or Cymraeg (in England only) 4
Other UK language 1
Other UK language: Gaelic (Irish) 0
Other UK language: Gaelic (Scottish) 1
Other UK language: Manx Gaelic 0
Other UK language: Gaelic (Not otherwise specified) 0
Other UK language: Cornish 0
Other UK language: Scots 0
Other UK language: Ulster Scots 0
Other UK language: Romany English 0
Other UK language: Irish Traveller Cant 0
French 105
Portuguese 66
Spanish 100
Other European language (EU) 2,631
Other European language (EU): Italian 87
Other European language (EU): German 18
Other European language (EU): Polish 550
Other European language (EU): Slovak 196
Other European language (EU): Czech 435
Other European language (EU): Romanian 1,007
Other European language (EU): Lithuanian 104
Other European language (EU): Latvian 33
Other European language (EU): Hungarian 43
Other European language (EU): Bulgarian 30
Other European language (EU): Greek 94
Other European language (EU): Dutch 16
Other European language (EU): Swedish 7
Other European language (EU): Danish 0
Other European language (EU): Finnish 3
Other European language (EU): Estonian 3
Other European language (EU): Slovenian 2
Other European language (EU): Maltese 0
Other European language (EU): Any other European language (EU) 3
Other European language (non EU) 130
Other European language (non EU): Albanian 101
Other European language (non EU): Ukrainian 5
Other European language (non EU): Any other Eastern European language (non EU) 0
Other European language (non EU): Northern European language (non EU) 24
Other European language (EU and non-EU) 12
Other European language (EU and non-EU): Bosnian, Croatian, Serbian, and Montenegrin 12
Other European language (non-national) 0
Other European language (non-national): Any Romani language 0
Other European language (non-national): Yiddish 0
Russian 119
Turkish 39
Arabic 1,090
West or Central Asian language 1,292
West or Central Asian language: Hebrew 1
West or Central Asian language: Kurdish 672
West or Central Asian language: Persian or Farsi 378
West or Central Asian language: Pashto 225
West or Central Asian language: Any other West or Central Asian language 16
South Asian language 3,461
South Asian language: Urdu 1,001
South Asian language: Hindi 121
South Asian language: Panjabi 687
South Asian language: Pakistani Pahari (with Mirpuri and Potwari) 96
South Asian language: Bengali (with Sylheti and Chatgaya) 301
South Asian language: Gujarati 44
South Asian language: Marathi 14
South Asian language: Telugu 436
South Asian language: Tamil 198
South Asian language: Malayalam 443
South Asian language: Sinhala 24
South Asian language: Nepalese 34
South Asian language: Any other South Asian language 62
East Asian language 551
East Asian language: Mandarin Chinese 86
East Asian language: Cantonese Chinese 66
East Asian language: All other Chinese 220
East Asian language: Japanese 6
East Asian language: Korean 2
East Asian language: Vietnamese 19
East Asian language: Thai 46
East Asian language: Malay 26
East Asian language: Tagalog or Filipino 68
East Asian language: Any other East Asian language 12
Oceanic or Australian language 2
North or South American language 0
Caribbean Creole 0
Caribbean Creole: English-based Caribbean Creole 0
Caribbean Creole: Any other Caribbean Creole 0
African language 778
African language: Amharic 106
African language: Tigrinya 325
African language: Somali 95
African language: Krio 4
African language: Akan 18
African language: Yoruba 27
African language: Igbo 24
African language: Swahili or Kiswahili 17
African language: Luganda 8
African language: Lingala 5
African language: Shona 17
African language: Afrikaans 4
African language: Any other Nigerian language 18
African language: Any other West African language 19
African language: Any other African language 91
Sign language 105
Sign language: British Sign Language 101
Sign language: Any other sign language 2
Sign language: Any sign communication system 2
Other language 24

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