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Liberia

Liberia Language Stats

Definitions

STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
English status Official language. Bible 1535-1989. 1989
Languages English 20% (official), some 20 ethnic group languages, of which a few can be written and are used in correspondence 2008
Linguistic diversity index 0.912 2009 13th out of 200
Major language(s) English, 29 African languages belonging to the Mande, Kwa or Mel linguistic groups 2013

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