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Chinese, Hakka
[hak] New Territories. Population: 289,300 in China–Hong Kong, all users. L1 users: 42,300 in China–Hong Kong (2016 census). L2 users: 247,000 (2016 census). Status: 6b (Threatened). Classification: Sino-Tibetan, Chinese.

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Chinese, Mandarin
[cmn] Population: 3,421,000 in China–Hong Kong, all users. L1 users: 131,000 in China–Hong Kong (2016 census). L2 users: 3,290,000 (2016 census). Status: 1 (National). De facto national language. Classification: Sino-Tibetan, Chinese.

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Chinese, Min Nan
[nan] Scattered. Population: 493,000 in China–Hong Kong, all users. L1 users: 106,000 in China–Hong Kong (2016 census). 70,500 Fukien and 35,200 Chiu Chau (2016 census). L2 users: 387,000 (2016 census). Status: 5* (Dispersed). Alternate Names: Banlamgi. Dialects: Chiu Chao (Teochew). Classification: Sino-Tibetan, Chinese.

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Chinese, Yue
[yue] Widespread. Population: 6,662,000 in China–Hong Kong, all users. L1 users: 6,260,000 in China–Hong Kong (2016 census). L2 users: 402,000 (2016 census). Status: 2 (Provincial). Statutory provincial language in Hong Kong (1997, Basic Law, Article 9). Alternate Names: Cantonese, Hong Kong Cantonese, Shatou, Shiqi, Wancheng. Classification: Sino-Tibetan, Chinese.

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English
[eng] Widespread. Population: 3,750,000 in China–Hong Kong, all users. L1 users: 300,000 in China–Hong Kong (2016 census), increasing. L2 users: 3,450,000 (2016 census). Status: 2 (Provincial). Statutory provincial language in Hong Kong (1997, Basic Law, Article 9). Classification: Indo-European, Germanic, West, English.

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Hong Kong Sign Language
[hks] Scattered. Population: 20,000 in China–Hong Kong (2007). Total users in all countries: 20,200. Status: 6a (Vigorous). Alternate Names: HKSL, Heung Kong Sau Yue. Dialects: None known. 40% similarity with Chinese Sign Language [csl], 42%–52% similarity with Taiwan Sign Language [tss]. Classification: Sign language.

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Macanese
[mzs] Scattered. Population: Status: 8b (Nearly extinct). Classification: Creole, Portuguese based.

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