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Total Number of English Words

The English language continues to grow each year and has almost doubled in the past 50 years. According to the Global Language monitor “Web 2.0” was the one millionth word added to the English Language.
Words in the English Language Statistics Data
Total number of English words 1,013,993
Number of words created each day on average 14.7
Number of English Words by Decade Number
1980 900,000
1950 600,000
1900 525,000
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Source: Statistic Brain Research Institute (Online / Direct Response Mail)
Content Author: Statistic Brain

Date research was conducted: August 4, 2016

Total Number of English Words

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