Census Data

East Riding of Yorkshire: Main language (detailed)

Location Type: Unitary Authorities, ONS Geographic Code: E06000011

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Key Facts

All Residents 342,215
Male 167,847
Female 174,368
Households 152,066
Population Density (people/km2) 142.4
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 333,809
English (English or Welsh in Wales) 326,484
Welsh or Cymraeg (in England only) 19
Other UK language 13
Other UK language: Gaelic (Irish) 0
Other UK language: Gaelic (Scottish) 4
Other UK language: Manx Gaelic 0
Other UK language: Gaelic (Not otherwise specified) 0
Other UK language: Cornish 0
Other UK language: Scots 1
Other UK language: Ulster Scots 0
Other UK language: Romany English 8
Other UK language: Irish Traveller Cant 0
French 90
Portuguese 355
Spanish 207
Other European language (EU) 4,061
Other European language (EU): Italian 139
Other European language (EU): German 103
Other European language (EU): Polish 1,672
Other European language (EU): Slovak 49
Other European language (EU): Czech 42
Other European language (EU): Romanian 529
Other European language (EU): Lithuanian 344
Other European language (EU): Latvian 626
Other European language (EU): Hungarian 102
Other European language (EU): Bulgarian 276
Other European language (EU): Greek 74
Other European language (EU): Dutch 61
Other European language (EU): Swedish 12
Other European language (EU): Danish 10
Other European language (EU): Finnish 3
Other European language (EU): Estonian 2
Other European language (EU): Slovenian 2
Other European language (EU): Maltese 3
Other European language (EU): Any other European language (EU) 12
Other European language (non EU) 56
Other European language (non EU): Albanian 17
Other European language (non EU): Ukrainian 10
Other European language (non EU): Any other Eastern European language (non EU) 0
Other European language (non EU): Northern European language (non EU) 29
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) 2
Other European language (non-national): Any Romani language 2
Other European language (non-national): Yiddish 0
Russian 575
Turkish 179
Arabic 240
West or Central Asian language 155
West or Central Asian language: Hebrew 7
West or Central Asian language: Kurdish 52
West or Central Asian language: Persian or Farsi 68
West or Central Asian language: Pashto 23
West or Central Asian language: Any other West or Central Asian language 5
South Asian language 595
South Asian language: Urdu 90
South Asian language: Hindi 42
South Asian language: Panjabi 71
South Asian language: Pakistani Pahari (with Mirpuri and Potwari) 0
South Asian language: Bengali (with Sylheti and Chatgaya) 38
South Asian language: Gujarati 15
South Asian language: Marathi 17
South Asian language: Telugu 28
South Asian language: Tamil 134
South Asian language: Malayalam 35
South Asian language: Sinhala 13
South Asian language: Nepalese 83
South Asian language: Any other South Asian language 29
East Asian language 585
East Asian language: Mandarin Chinese 54
East Asian language: Cantonese Chinese 98
East Asian language: All other Chinese 181
East Asian language: Japanese 21
East Asian language: Korean 1
East Asian language: Vietnamese 31
East Asian language: Thai 106
East Asian language: Malay 13
East Asian language: Tagalog or Filipino 72
East Asian language: Any other East Asian language 8
Oceanic or Australian language 12
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 73
African language: Amharic 7
African language: Tigrinya 7
African language: Somali 0
African language: Krio 0
African language: Akan 7
African language: Yoruba 4
African language: Igbo 3
African language: Swahili or Kiswahili 5
African language: Luganda 0
African language: Lingala 0
African language: Shona 8
African language: Afrikaans 15
African language: Any other Nigerian language 1
African language: Any other West African language 5
African language: Any other African language 11
Sign language 86
Sign language: British Sign Language 60
Sign language: Any other sign language 4
Sign language: Any sign communication system 22
Other language 10

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