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York: Main language (detailed)

Location Type: Unitary Authorities, ONS Geographic Code: E06000014

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Key Facts

All Residents 202,821
Male 97,523
Female 105,298
Households 85,459
Population Density (people/km2) 745.8
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 197,741
English (English or Welsh in Wales) 187,680
Welsh or Cymraeg (in England only) 29
Other UK language 10
Other UK language: Gaelic (Irish) 2
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 3
Other UK language: Irish Traveller Cant 0
French 233
Portuguese 294
Spanish 597
Other European language (EU) 3,819
Other European language (EU): Italian 543
Other European language (EU): German 228
Other European language (EU): Polish 1,344
Other European language (EU): Slovak 57
Other European language (EU): Czech 52
Other European language (EU): Romanian 526
Other European language (EU): Lithuanian 83
Other European language (EU): Latvian 54
Other European language (EU): Hungarian 275
Other European language (EU): Bulgarian 148
Other European language (EU): Greek 297
Other European language (EU): Dutch 65
Other European language (EU): Swedish 35
Other European language (EU): Danish 21
Other European language (EU): Finnish 26
Other European language (EU): Estonian 11
Other European language (EU): Slovenian 5
Other European language (EU): Maltese 10
Other European language (EU): Any other European language (EU) 39
Other European language (non EU) 89
Other European language (non EU): Albanian 32
Other European language (non EU): Ukrainian 9
Other European language (non EU): Any other Eastern European language (non EU) 0
Other European language (non EU): Northern European language (non EU) 48
Other European language (EU and non-EU) 26
Other European language (EU and non-EU): Bosnian, Croatian, Serbian, and Montenegrin 26
Other European language (non-national) 0
Other European language (non-national): Any Romani language 0
Other European language (non-national): Yiddish 0
Russian 175
Turkish 347
Arabic 431
West or Central Asian language 139
West or Central Asian language: Hebrew 18
West or Central Asian language: Kurdish 58
West or Central Asian language: Persian or Farsi 40
West or Central Asian language: Pashto 5
West or Central Asian language: Any other West or Central Asian language 18
South Asian language 1,123
South Asian language: Urdu 94
South Asian language: Hindi 61
South Asian language: Panjabi 46
South Asian language: Pakistani Pahari (with Mirpuri and Potwari) 0
South Asian language: Bengali (with Sylheti and Chatgaya) 125
South Asian language: Gujarati 19
South Asian language: Marathi 15
South Asian language: Telugu 64
South Asian language: Tamil 59
South Asian language: Malayalam 134
South Asian language: Sinhala 53
South Asian language: Nepalese 394
South Asian language: Any other South Asian language 59
East Asian language 2,565
East Asian language: Mandarin Chinese 215
East Asian language: Cantonese Chinese 238
East Asian language: All other Chinese 1,538
East Asian language: Japanese 81
East Asian language: Korean 130
East Asian language: Vietnamese 34
East Asian language: Thai 102
East Asian language: Malay 69
East Asian language: Tagalog or Filipino 134
East Asian language: Any other East Asian language 24
Oceanic or Australian language 5
North or South American language 0
Caribbean Creole 4
Caribbean Creole: English-based Caribbean Creole 0
Caribbean Creole: Any other Caribbean Creole 4
African language 102
African language: Amharic 4
African language: Tigrinya 2
African language: Somali 0
African language: Krio 0
African language: Akan 3
African language: Yoruba 5
African language: Igbo 4
African language: Swahili or Kiswahili 8
African language: Luganda 0
African language: Lingala 0
African language: Shona 14
African language: Afrikaans 15
African language: Any other Nigerian language 10
African language: Any other West African language 17
African language: Any other African language 20
Sign language 66
Sign language: British Sign Language 54
Sign language: Any other sign language 5
Sign language: Any sign communication system 7
Other language 7

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