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Democratic Republic of the Congo

Democratic Republic of the Congo Language Stats

Definitions

STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
French status Sole language of formal education. Official language. Bible 1530-1986. 2044
Languages French (official), Lingala (a lingua franca trade language), Kingwana (a dialect of Kiswahili or Swahili), Kikongo, Tshiluba 2008
Linguistic diversity index 0.948 2009 7th out of 200
Major language(s) French, Lingala, Kiswahili, Kikongo, Tshiluba 2013

Citation

"Democratic Republic of the Congo Language Stats", NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/profiles/Democratic-Republic-of-the-Congo/Language