Source : SignHealth UK (The National Healthcare Charity for Deaf people)
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Just how many Deaf people are there in the UK ?
Latest statistics on deafness in France (2008) :
302,900 profound hearing loss
1,429,800 average hearing loss to severe
3,449,300 mild to moderate hearing loss
Approximately 119,000 people would use the French Sign Language.