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Tamil speakers number

Loup Solitaire, Sat, 2015-08-22 05:41
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Country: 
Malaysia

"3,780,000 in Malaysia (Salleh 2006)": are you sure of that number? I found 2 sources with numbers: http://joshuaproject.net/people_groups/18211/MY (ethnic population : 1,798,000 ) and http://www.axl.cefan.ulaval.ca/asie/malaysia.htm (1.3 m speakers among 1.8 m ethnic people). Since there is not anymore a language question on Malaysian censuses since decades...