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Honduras

Honduras Language Stats

Definitions

STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
English status Bible 1535-1989. 1989
Languages Spanish, Amerindian dialects 2008
Linguistic diversity index 0.056 2009 171st out of 200
Major language(s) Spanish, indigenous languages, English 2013
Spanish speakers 5.6 million 1996 1st out of 2
Spanish speakers per 1000 978.4 1996 1st out of 2
Spanish status National language. Bible 1553-1979. 1979

SOURCES: Ethnologue; 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. 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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"Honduras Language Stats", NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/profiles/Honduras/Language