Sign languages used in England and Wales in 2011

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

by Statista Research Department, last edited Mar 4, 2013
Sign languages used in England and Wales in 2011 This statistic shows 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 approximately 5.5 times more than residents using other sign languages, including Irish Sign Language.
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Users of sign languages in England and Wales in 2011, by type*

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Number of speakers
British Sign Language15,487
All other sign languages2,838
Any sign communication3,646
Number of speakers
British Sign Language15,487
All other sign languages2,838
Any sign communication3,646
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by Statista Research Department, last edited Mar 4, 2013
This statistic shows 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 approximately 5.5 times more than residents using other sign languages, including Irish Sign Language.
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