Languages spoken in England and Wales today – new 2011 Census data published

Polish is officially the second language of England with 546,000 people naming it as their mother tongue in the 2011 Census. This was followed by Panjabi (half of one per cent, 273,000) and Urdu (half of one per cent, 269,000).

For more information and the official Census data click here.

For an interactive language map of England produced by the Guardian click here.