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Namibia

Namibia Language Stats

Definitions

STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
English status Not understood or spoken by everyone. Official language. Bible 1535-1989. 1989
Languages English 7% (official), Afrikaans common language of most of the population and about 60% of the white population, German 32%, indigenous languages 1% (includes Oshivambo, Herero, Nama) 2008
Linguistic diversity index 0.808 2009 28th out of 200
Major language(s) English (official), Afrikaans, German, Oshivambo, Herero, Nama 2013

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