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Paraguay

Paraguay Language Stats

Definitions

STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Languages Spanish (official), Guarani (official) 2008
Linguistic diversity index 0.347 2009 115th out of 200
Major language(s) Spanish, Guarani 2013
Spanish speakers 110,000 1979 1st out of 1
Spanish speakers per 1000 35.36 1979 1st out of 1
Spanish status Used in education and government. National language. Bible 1553-1979. 1979

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; Ethnologue; Ethnologue. 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.

Citation

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

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Wrong data.
Virtually all Paraguayans speak Spanish.

Posted on 21 Jan 2010

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