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Tamil speakers number

Loup Solitaire, Sat, 2015-08-22 05:41
Language Counts

"3,780,000 in Malaysia (Salleh 2006)": are you sure of that number? I found 2 sources with numbers: (ethnic population : 1,798,000 ) and (1.3 m speakers among 1.8 m ethnic people). Since there is not anymore a language question on Malaysian censuses since decades...

Editorial Action

Both the L1 population and the ethnic population for Tamil [tam] in Malaysia have been updated for inclusion in the 19th edition of the Ethnologue.