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Bolivia

Bolivian Language Stats

Definitions

STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK
Languages Spanish 60.7% (official), Quechua 21.2% (official), Aymara 14.6% (official), foreign languages 2.4%, other 1.2% 2001
Linguistic diversity index 0.68 2009 52nd out of 200
Major language(s) Spanish, Quechua, Aymara, Guarani 2013
Spanish speakers 3.48 million 1995 13th out of 16
Spanish speakers per 1000 456.26 1995 16th out of 16
Spanish status National language. Bible 1553-1979. 1979

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; Ethnologue; Ethnologue. 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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