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who knows what language is spoken in Malaysia? is there a list of languages spoken in Malaysia?

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list of languages spoken in Malaysia:


language Language Code Language status Lang. Pop. (%) Wiki Info
Malay (Latin) ms_Latn Official 75% See link
English en 29% See link
Traditional Chinese zh_Hant 17% See link
Tamil ta 4.2% See link
Banjar bjn 3.6% See link
Negeri Sembilan Malay zmi 1.2% See link
Javanese jv 1.2% See link
Malayalam ml 0.2% See link
Buginese bug 0.1% See link


An official language is a language that is given a special legal status in a particular country.


According to the The Unicode Consortium the overall literacy rate (The ability to read and write) in Malaysia is 93%.


More information about languages spoken in Malaysia (see links):
Information links (Principal Languages, Immigrant Languages, Language Counts, etc.) about Languages spoken within Malaysia - See link.
A complete Malaysia's languages summaries - See link.
Map showing the locations of languages in Malaysia - See link.


The Unicode Consortium - See link.
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