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CLDR Ticket #9856(accepted data)

Opened 8 months ago

Last modified 4 months ago

Add several languages to Russia(RU)

Reported by: aaharoni@… Owned by: rick
Component: supplemental Data Locale:
Phase: rc Review:
Weeks: Data Xpath:
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Description

Several major languages are not listed as languages of Russia, and they should be.

English is listed, for example, for Denmark with 86%, even though it's clearly not the native language of 86% of Denmark's population.

A similar thing should be done for Russia. These

The languages that should be added:

  • English (en): 7,574,303
  • German (de): 2,069,949
  • Ukrainian (uk): 1,129,838
  • French (fr): 616,394
  • Kazakh (kk): 401,455
  • Uzbek (uz): 273,451
  • Belarusian (be): 173,980
  • Georgian (ka): 170,659
  • Spanish (es): 152,147
  • Tajik (tg): 141,938

To write this list, I took the list of number of speakers of each language from the Russian 2010 census:
http://www.gks.ru/free_doc/new_site/perepis2010/croc/perepis_itogi1612.htm
("Владение языками населением Российской Федерации")

I only went for numbers over 100,000 for now. There are a lot of smaller languages there, and I'm not sure how useful that would be, but it's an option, too.

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comment:1 Changed 8 months ago by aaharoni@…

To make the lookup in the reference easier:

  1. Click ​http://www.gks.ru/free_doc/new_site/perepis2010/croc/perepis_itogi1612.htm
  2. Click "Том 4. Национальный состав и владение языками, гражданство" in the left sidebar.
  3. Find "5. Владение языками населением Российской Федерации" in the table.
  4. Click the Excel icon. Open the spreadsheet and sort by the number column (B).

comment:2 Changed 7 months ago by emmons

  • Status changed from new to accepted
  • Component changed from main to supplemental
  • Priority changed from assess to medium
  • Phase changed from dsub to rc
  • Milestone changed from UNSCH to 31
  • Owner changed from anybody to rick

comment:3 Changed 4 months ago by rick

  • Milestone changed from 31 to upcoming
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