Census Data

North of Tyne: Main language (detailed)

Location Type: Combined Authorities, ONS Geographic Code: E47000011

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Key Facts

All Residents 829,659
Male 406,238
Female 423,421
Households 365,954

The ONS doesn't publish census data directly for Combined Authorities. The figures on this page are aggregated from census areas contained within North of Tyne. They may not, therefore, be precisely accurate. Age-standardised statistics and population density are not available for aggregated datasets.

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 805,985
English (English or Welsh in Wales) 766,604
Welsh or Cymraeg (in England only) 44
Other UK language 39
Other UK language: Gaelic (Irish) 2
Other UK language: Gaelic (Scottish) 6
Other UK language: Manx Gaelic 0
Other UK language: Gaelic (Not otherwise specified) 1
Other UK language: Cornish 0
Other UK language: Scots 19
Other UK language: Ulster Scots 0
Other UK language: Romany English 11
Other UK language: Irish Traveller Cant 0
French 724
Portuguese 1,535
Spanish 1,416
Other European language (EU) 11,220
Other European language (EU): Italian 996
Other European language (EU): German 443
Other European language (EU): Polish 2,601
Other European language (EU): Slovak 944
Other European language (EU): Czech 1,172
Other European language (EU): Romanian 2,465
Other European language (EU): Lithuanian 486
Other European language (EU): Latvian 161
Other European language (EU): Hungarian 228
Other European language (EU): Bulgarian 448
Other European language (EU): Greek 826
Other European language (EU): Dutch 193
Other European language (EU): Swedish 92
Other European language (EU): Danish 29
Other European language (EU): Finnish 43
Other European language (EU): Estonian 16
Other European language (EU): Slovenian 30
Other European language (EU): Maltese 16
Other European language (EU): Any other European language (EU) 31
Other European language (non EU) 304
Other European language (non EU): Albanian 181
Other European language (non EU): Ukrainian 53
Other European language (non EU): Any other Eastern European language (non EU) 2
Other European language (non EU): Northern European language (non EU) 68
Other European language (EU and non-EU) 192
Other European language (EU and non-EU): Bosnian, Croatian, Serbian, and Montenegrin 192
Other European language (non-national) 1
Other European language (non-national): Any Romani language 0
Other European language (non-national): Yiddish 1
Russian 637
Turkish 654
Arabic 3,903
West or Central Asian language 3,169
West or Central Asian language: Hebrew 12
West or Central Asian language: Kurdish 1,034
West or Central Asian language: Persian or Farsi 1,747
West or Central Asian language: Pashto 275
West or Central Asian language: Any other West or Central Asian language 101
South Asian language 8,595
South Asian language: Urdu 1,577
South Asian language: Hindi 501
South Asian language: Panjabi 1,311
South Asian language: Pakistani Pahari (with Mirpuri and Potwari) 101
South Asian language: Bengali (with Sylheti and Chatgaya) 2,617
South Asian language: Gujarati 120
South Asian language: Marathi 132
South Asian language: Telugu 776
South Asian language: Tamil 424
South Asian language: Malayalam 618
South Asian language: Sinhala 81
South Asian language: Nepalese 88
South Asian language: Any other South Asian language 249
East Asian language 5,231
East Asian language: Mandarin Chinese 435
East Asian language: Cantonese Chinese 949
East Asian language: All other Chinese 2,415
East Asian language: Japanese 99
East Asian language: Korean 85
East Asian language: Vietnamese 168
East Asian language: Thai 222
East Asian language: Malay 132
East Asian language: Tagalog or Filipino 663
East Asian language: Any other East Asian language 63
Oceanic or Australian language 3
North or South American language 0
Caribbean Creole 11
Caribbean Creole: English-based Caribbean Creole 0
Caribbean Creole: Any other Caribbean Creole 11
African language 1,301
African language: Amharic 126
African language: Tigrinya 328
African language: Somali 18
African language: Krio 2
African language: Akan 26
African language: Yoruba 67
African language: Igbo 129
African language: Swahili or Kiswahili 77
African language: Luganda 6
African language: Lingala 72
African language: Shona 96
African language: Afrikaans 40
African language: Any other Nigerian language 76
African language: Any other West African language 85
African language: Any other African language 153
Sign language 353
Sign language: British Sign Language 296
Sign language: Any other sign language 17
Sign language: Any sign communication system 40
Other language 49

These values are calculated by adding up the values for census output areas contained within North of Tyne. They may, therefore, be slightly inaccurate due to administrative boundaries not precisely aligning with census boundaries.

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