Language uses. First language, language of identification and habitual languageM RSS 

Population aged 15 years and over according to first, identification and habitual language. 2013
        Thousands of people        Percentage (%)
        first        language        habitual        first        language        habitual
        language        of identification        language        language        of identification        language
Catalan   1,940   2,275   2,270   31.02   36.3836.29
Spanish   3,449   2,974   3,173   55.14   47.5550.73
Both languages   153   438   427   2.44   7.006.82
Arabic   152   132   79   2.43   2.111.26
Aranese   2   2   1   0.04   0.040.02
Romanian   56   45   24   0.90   0.710.39
Galician   33   13   2   0.53   0.200.04
Berber   42   33   24   0.67   0.530.39
French   39   27   12   0.62   0.440.20
Portuguese   26   19   6   0.42   0.310.10
Russian   32   28   14   0.51   0.450.22
English   27   27   26   0.42   0.430.42
Italian   29   24   4   0.47   0.380.07
Other languages   193   153   97   3.09   2.451.55
Other language combination   31   34   74   0.50   0.541.18
Not stated   50   30   20   0.80   0.480.32
Total   6,254   6,254   6,254   100.00   100.00100.00

Source: Idescat; General Directorate of Linguistic Policy.

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Population aged 15 years and over that have catalan language as a first, identification and habitual language (1). 2013
        Thousands of people        Percentage (%)
        first        language        habitual        first        language        habitual
        language        of identification        language        language        of identification        language
Àmbits territorials      
Metropolità   929   1,142   1,105   23.33   28.6827.77
Comarques Gironès   278   305   314   45.58   50.0251.45
Camp de Tarragona   148   163   165   34.70   38.3538.62
Terres de l'Ebre   108   112   116   68.32   71.3873.84
Ponent   162   174   188   53.04   56.9861.87
Comarques Centrals   160   194   206   49.05   59.4263.00
Alt Pirineu i Aran   33   38   39   52.56   60.7061.30
Penedès   123   147   137   31.97   38.0535.49
Catalunya   1,940   2,275   2,270   31.02   36.3836.29

Source: Idescat; General Directorate of Linguistic Policy.

(1) Apart from the population that responded "both languages, Catalan and Spanish"

Note: ..Data not significant for calculation.


Date published:

Last period (2013): November 16, 2012.

Further information at:

 Estadística d'usos lingüístics. Idescat.

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