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Denmark

Denmark Language Stats

Definitions

STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
English > Conversational English prevalence 86% 2000 3rd out of 27
French > Conversational French prevalence 9% 2000 14th out of 27
German > Conversational German prevalence 47% 2000 3rd out of 27
Italian > Conversational Italian prevalence 1% 2000 19th out of 27
Languages Danish, Faroese, Greenlandic (an Inuit dialect), German (small minority); note: English is the predominant second language 2008
Languages > A note English is the predominant second language 2003
Languages > Note English is the predominant second language 2011
Linguistic diversity index 0.051 2009 174th out of 200
Major language(s) Danish 2013
Polish > Conversational Polish prevalence 0.0 2000 23th out of 27
Romani > Romani speaking Roma population > 2000 1,500 2000 28th out of 31
Romani > Romani speaking Roma population > 2000 per 1000 0.281 2000 26th out of 30
Romani language > Gypsy > Speakers 1,500 2000 27th out of 29
Russian > Conversational Russian prevalence 0.0 2000 24th out of 27
Spanish > Conversational Spanish prevalence 4% 2000 13th 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; CIA World Factbook, December 2003; 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.

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Denmark Language Profiles (Subcategories)

Romani 3