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CLDR Ticket #9741(accepted unknown)

Opened 16 months ago

Last modified 5 months ago

Information on territory language data: Japan

Reported by: c933103@… Owned by: rick
Component: supplemental Data Locale:
Phase: dsub Review:
Weeks: Data Xpath:


Languages in Japan (Note that these figures represent native speakers but not amount of people able to speak the language from my understanding):
Japanese 98%
Central Okinawan 0.77%
Korean 0.52%
Japanese Sign Language 0.25%
Miyako 0.053%
Yaeyama 0.037%
Kikai 0.01%
Amami-Oshima Northern
Amami-Oshima Southern
Data Source via Wolfram Alpha


Change History

comment:1 Changed 15 months ago by rick

  • Owner changed from anybody to rick
  • Milestone changed from UNSCH to upcoming

comment:2 Changed 5 months ago by rick

  • Status changed from new to closed
  • Resolution set to needs-more-info

Please review guidelines for additions/updates to language/population data, and you may re-open this bug with relevant details (if applicable).

comment:3 Changed 5 months ago by c933103@…

•language name: Already listed above.
•2 or 3-letter language code: Japanese: ja, Korean: ko, Japanese Sign Language: jsl, Ainu:ain, Central Okinawan: ryu, Miyako: mvi, Yaeyama: rys, Kikai: kzg, Amami-Oshima Northern: ryn, Amami-Oshima Southern: ams, Kunigami: xug, Oki-No-Erabu: okn, Toku-No-Shima: tkn, Yonaguni: yoi, Yoron: yox
•applicable country/region name: Japan
•applicable country/region code: jp
•official status (and justification): Perhaps only Japanese should be considered official language, as while there are apparently no law in Japan for official language in the country, there are laws that only Japanese should be used in court .
•language population in the region: Listed in OP. Languages without percentage given are languages spoken by less than 0.01% of the country's population.
•literacy in the language, where possible: /
•links to reliable sources for population/literacy data: The link given in OP have linked a number of secondary sources as supportede.

comment:4 Changed 5 months ago by c933103 <c933103@…>

  • Status changed from closed to new

comment:5 Changed 5 months ago by rick

  • Priority changed from assess to minor
  • Status changed from new to accepted
  • Resolution needs-more-info deleted
  • Milestone changed from upcoming to UNSCH

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