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New Zealand

New Zealand Language Stats

Definitions

  • Languages: A rank ordering of languages starting with the largest and sometimes includes the percent of total population speaking that language.
  • Languages > Note: This entry provides a rank ordering of languages starting with the largest and sometimes includes the percent of total population speaking that language.
  • Linguistic diversity index: LDI.
  • Major language(s): Country major languages.
STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
English status National language. Bible 1382-1989. 1989
Languages English (official), Maori (official), Sign Language (official) 2008
Languages > Note shares sum to 114.6% due to multiple responses on census 2006
Linguistic diversity index 0.102 2009 157th out of 200
Major language(s) English, Maori 2013

Citation

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