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Belarus

Belarusian Language Stats

Definitions

STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Languages Belarusian, Russian, other 2008
Linguistic diversity index 0.397 2009 102nd out of 200
Major language(s) Russian, Belarussian (both official) 2013
Romani > Gypsy language > % of Romani who speak Romani 95% 2000 2nd out of 29
Romani > Romani speaking Roma population > 2000 27,000 2000 18th out of 31
Romani > Romani speaking Roma population > 2000 per 1000 2.7 2000 16th out of 30
Romani > Romani speaking Roma population from total Roma population > 2000 95% 2000 2nd out of 31
Romani language > Gypsy > Speakers 27,000 2000 17th out of 29
Romani language > Gypsy > Speakers per 1000 2.7 2000 16th out of 29

SOURCES: CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 28 March 2011; Wikipedia: Linguistic diversity index (Rankings by country) (UNESCO World Report – Investing in Cultural Diversity and Intercultural Dialogue); British Broadcasting Corporation 2014; Dieter W. Halwachs: Rombase, Speakers and Numbers pp1.; Wikipedia: Romani language; Wikipedia: Romani language. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.; Dieter W. Halwachs: Rombase, Speakers and Numbers pp1. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.

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

Belarus Language Profiles (Subcategories)

Romani 3