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Gibraltar

Gibraltar Language Stats

Definitions

  • Languages: A rank ordering of languages starting with the largest and sometimes includes the percent of total population speaking that language.
  • Linguistic diversity index: LDI.
STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
English status Yanito is spoken by most Gibraltarians among themselves. It is a dialect of English with a strong Spanish influence, with over 500 words coming from Genoese (Ligurian) and Hebrew. Official language. Bible 1535-1989. 1989
Languages English (used in schools and for official purposes), Spanish, Italian, Portuguese 2011
Linguistic diversity index 0.498 2009 87th out of 200
Spanish status Bible 1553-1979. 1979

Citation

"Gibraltar Language Stats", NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/profiles/Gibraltar/Language