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Equatorial Guinea

Equatorial Guinea Language Stats

Definitions

STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK
Languages Spanish 67.6% (official), other 32.4% (includes French (official), Fang, Bubi) 1994
Linguistic diversity index 0.453 2009 97th out of 200
Major language(s) Spanish, French 2013
Spanish speakers 11,500 1993 2nd out of 2
Spanish speakers per 1000 27.82 1993 1st out of 2
Spanish status Official 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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"Equatorial Guinea Language Stats", NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/profiles/Equatorial-Guinea/Language