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Moldova

Moldova Language Stats

Definitions

STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Languages Moldovan (official, virtually the same as the Romanian language), Russian, Gagauz (a Turkish dialect) 2008
Linguistic diversity index 0.589 2009 69th out of 200
Major language(s) Romanian (called "Moldovan" in official documents), Russian 2013
Romani > Gypsy language > % of Romani who speak Romani 90% 2000 12th out of 29
Romani > Romani speaking Roma population > 2000 56,000 2000 14th out of 31
Romani > Romani speaking Roma population > 2000 per 1000 15.39 2000 6th out of 30
Romani > Romani speaking Roma population from total Roma population > 2000 90% 2000 13th out of 31
Romani language > Gypsy > Speakers 56,000 2000 13th out of 29
Romani language > Gypsy > Speakers per 1000 15.39 2000 6th out of 29

SOURCES: 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; Wikipedia: Romani language. 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.; 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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"Moldova Language Stats", NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/profiles/Moldova/Language

Moldova Language Profiles (Subcategories)

Romani 3