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Malawi

Malawi Language Stats

Definitions

STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK
English status Official language. Bible 1535-1989. 1989
Languages Chichewa 57.2% (official), Chinyanja 12.8%, Chiyao 10.1%, Chitumbuka 9.5%, Chisena 2.7%, Chilomwe 2.4%, Chitonga 1.7%, other 3.6% 1998
Linguistic diversity index 0.519 2009 84th out of 200
Major language(s) English, Chichewa (both official) 2013

Citation

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