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What Country Speaks Cantonese 2024

  • Cantonese peoples are predominately of Han Chinese lineage. The Cantonese population has no obvious genetic differentiation between them and other northern and southern populations.

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Country
# of Speakers (Han Population)
% of Total Population
Continent
China67.8M4.76%Asia
Hong Kong6.1M80.77%Asia
Malaysia1.5M4.51%Asia
United States1.3M0.39%North America
Vietnam567K0.57%Asia
Macau553K78.53%Asia
Singapore446K7.42%Asia
Australia288K1.09%Oceania
United Kingdom220K0.32%Europe
Indonesia218K0.08%Asia
Peru149K0.43%South America
France110K0.17%Europe
New Zealand109K2.08%Oceania
Myanmar74K0.14%Asia
Thailand41K0.06%Asia
Japan35K0.03%Asia
Panama35K0.78%North America
Netherlands32K0.18%Europe
Mexico25K0.02%North America
Cambodia23K0.14%Asia
Sweden22K0.21%Europe
Laos19K0.25%Asia
Philippines15K0.01%Asia
Reunion15K1.53%Africa
Nigeria9.9K0%Africa
Trinidad and Tobago7.8K0.51%North America
Honduras7.2K0.07%North America
Suriname7.2K1.16%South America
Brunei5.9K1.3%Asia
Puerto Rico1.9K0.06%North America
Nauru1.6K12.52%Oceania
El Salvador1.5K0.02%North America
Guam1.3K0.75%Oceania
Guyana8000.1%South America
Total79.8M0%
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