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Northern Mariana Islands

Northern Mariana Islands Language Stats

Definitions

  • Languages: A rank ordering of languages starting with the largest and sometimes includes the percent of total population speaking that language.
STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK
English status National language. Bible 1535-1989. 1989
Languages Philippine languages 24.4%, Chinese 23.4%, Chamorro 22.4%, English 10.8%, other Pacific island languages 9.5%, other 9.6% 2000
Languages > A note 86% of population speaks a language other than English at home 2003

SOURCES: Ethnologue; CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 28 March 2011; CIA World Factbook, December 2003

Citation

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