Scottish people

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Total population

c. 28–40 million worldwideA[1]

Regions with significant populations
 Scotland   4,446,000 (2011)
(Scottish descent only)[2]
 United StatesB 6,006,955 Scottish
5,393,554 Scotch-Irish
[3][4]
 CanadaC 4,719,850 [3]
 Australia 1,792,600 [5]
 EnglandD 795,000
 Northern IrelandE 760,620 [6]
 Argentina 100,000
 Chile 80,000
 France 45,000
 Poland 15,000
 New ZealandF 12,792 [7]
 Isle of Man 2,403 [8]
 Hong KongG 1,459 [9][10]
Languages
English (Scottish English)
Scottish Gaelic • Scots
Religions
Presbyterianism, Roman Catholicism, Episcopalianism; other minority groups; agnostics, deists and atheists.

Scottish people are people native to Scotland.[11] They almost all speak English, but some of those living in the Highlands and the islands may speak Gaelic, a Scottish Celtic language.

Robert Burns is the national poet of Scotland

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