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East Timor

East Timor Language Stats

Definitions

  • Languages: A rank ordering of languages starting with the largest and sometimes includes the percent of total population speaking that language.
  • Languages > Note: This entry provides a rank ordering of languages starting with the largest and sometimes includes the percent of total population speaking that language.
  • Linguistic diversity index: LDI.
  • Major language(s): Country major languages.
STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Languages Tetum (official), Portuguese (official), Indonesian, English; note: there are about 16 indigenous languages; Tetum, Galole, Mambae, and Kemak are spoken by significant numbers of people 2008
Languages > A note there are a total of about 16 indigenous languages, of which Tetum, Galole, Mambae, and Kemak are spoken by significant numbers of people 2003
Languages > Note there are about 16 indigenous languages; Tetum, Galole, Mambae, and Kemak are spoken by significant numbers of people 2011
Linguistic diversity index 0.897 2009 17th out of 200
Major language(s) Tetum and Portuguese (official), Indonesian and English (working languages) 2013

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