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Estonia

Estonian Language Stats

Definitions

STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK
English > Conversational English prevalence 50% 2000 13th out of 27
French > Conversational French prevalence 1% 2000 26th out of 27
German > Conversational German prevalence 15% 2000 11th out of 27
Italian > Conversational Italian prevalence 0.0 2000 27th out of 27
Languages Estonian (official) 67.3%, Russian 29.7%, other 2.3%, unknown 0.7% 2000
Linguistic diversity index 0.476 2009 94th out of 200
Major language(s) Estonian, Russian 2013
Polish > Conversational Polish prevalence 0.0 2000 22nd out of 27
Romani > Gypsy language > % of Romani who speak Romani 90% 2000 11th out of 29
Romani > Romani speaking Roma population > 2000 1,100 2000 29th out of 31
Romani > Romani speaking Roma population from total Roma population > 2000 90% 2000 12th out of 31
Romani language > Gypsy > Speakers 1,100 2000 28th out of 29
Romani language > Gypsy > Speakers per 1000 0.803 2000 23th out of 29
Russian > Conversational Russian prevalence 56% 2000 3rd out of 27
Spanish > Conversational Spanish prevalence 1% 2000 25th 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; Dieter W. Halwachs: Rombase, Speakers and Numbers pp1.; Wikipedia: Romani language; 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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"Estonia Language Stats", NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/profiles/Estonia/Language

Estonia Language Profiles (Subcategories)

Romani 3