Your website says "Dialects: None known". Where as Indian books, texts, authors uses qualifies many regional dialects as dialects of Hindi Braj, Awadhi, Khari Boli, Chhattisgarhi, Bhojpuri Surgujia etc and all uses single scripts Devanagari. All new and old texts by authors like Tulsi, Premchand, Mira in Awadhi, Braj etc are considered Hindi texts. All newspapers in these region uses Hindi as language of communications. http://hindinideshalaya.nic.in/english/hindi_orgin/briefhistory.html www.censusindia.gov.in/Census_Data_2001/Census_Data_Online/Language/Stat...
Confusing Hindi with Hindustani
Hindi as reported by the 2001 Census of India is spoken by 422 million. http://www.censusindia.gov.in/%28S%282scoev45b4mhlg45mz5jq345%29%29/Cens... Modern Standard Hindi is just Indian Hindustani and is spoken by a small fraction of the total Hindi speakers.
Other country information not accurate
Following figure are taken from Census website of USA, Canada, Australia where significant India diaspora are permanent residence of country: A) 648,983 in USA; url=http://www.census.gov/prod/2013pubs/acs-22.pdf B) 192,995 in Canada; url=http://www12.statcan.gc.ca/census-recensement/2011/dp-pd/tbt-tt/Rp-eng.c... C) 478,000 in Australia; url=http://www.abs.gov.au/ausstats/abs@.nsf/Previousproducts/D696154A0D5CBBE3CA2570DE0006ED55?opendocument Your site is showing only Nepal, Singapore, South Africa. As more Internet users starts using your website it will be helpful for them to have most accurate information available.
We have updated L1 speaker populations from the 2013 US census for some languages for the 19th edition Ethnologue.
Incorrect and misinformation about Population data
Your website is misquoting 2001 Census data. As per 2001 Census there are 422 Millions (422,048,642) speakers of Hindi languages. http://www.censusindia.gov.in/Census_Data_2001/Census_Data_Online/Langua... Please correct the information which is already 15 years old.
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l2 speakers population is wrong for hindi
L2 speakers population for Hindi is wrong. Please look into the official data of Indian government. Censusindia.gov.in. is the official website for population data. This data is for india region only. You can use other sources for rest of the world data.
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