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Bulgaria

Bulgaria Language Stats

Definitions

STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK
English > Conversational English prevalence 25% 2000 23th out of 27
French > Conversational French prevalence 2% 2000 24th out of 27
German > Conversational German prevalence 8% 2000 16th out of 27
Italian > Conversational Italian prevalence 1% 2000 20th out of 27
Languages Bulgarian 84.5%, Turkish 9.6%, Roma 4.1%, other and unspecified 1.8% 2001
Linguistic diversity index 0.224 2009 133th out of 200
Major language(s) Bulgarian 2013
Polish > Conversational Polish prevalence 0.0 2000 24th out of 27
Romani > Romani speaking Roma population > 2000 350,000 2000 4th out of 31
Romani > Romani speaking Roma population > 2000 per 1000 42.84 2000 2nd out of 30
Romani > Romani speaking Roma population from total Roma population > 2000 80% 2000 22nd out of 31
Romani language > Gypsy > Speakers 600,000 2000 2nd out of 29
Romani language > Gypsy > Speakers per 1000 73.44 2000 1st out of 29
Russian > Conversational Russian prevalence 23% 2000 5th out of 27
Spanish > Conversational Spanish prevalence 2% 2000 18th out of 27

SOURCES: SPECIAL EUROBAROMETER 386 “Europeans and their Languages”, p. 21.
; SPECIAL EUROBAROMETER 386 “Europeans and their Languages”, p. 21.; 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; 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.; 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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Bulgaria Language Profiles (Subcategories)

Romani 3