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Aruba

Aruban Language Stats

Definitions

  • Languages: A rank ordering of languages starting with the largest and sometimes includes the percent of total population speaking that language.
  • Linguistic diversity index: LDI.
STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK
English status The third most important language. Bible 1382-1989. 1989
Languages Papiamento (a Spanish-Portuguese-Dutch-English dialect) 66.3%, Spanish 12.6%, English (widely spoken) 7.7%, Dutch (official) 5.8%, other 2.2%, unspecified or unknown 5.3% 2000
Linguistic diversity index 0.387 2009 105th out of 200

Citation

"Aruba Language Stats", NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/profiles/Aruba/Language