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Russia

Russia Language Stats

Definitions

STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Languages Russian, many minority languages 2008
Linguistic diversity index 0.283 2009 125th out of 200
Major language(s) Russian 2013
Romani > Gypsy language > % of Romani who speak Romani 80% 2000 22nd out of 29
Romani > Romani speaking Roma population > 2000 405,000 2000 2nd out of 31
Romani > Romani speaking Roma population > 2000 per 1000 2.77 2000 15th out of 30
Romani > Romani speaking Roma population from total Roma population > 2000 80% 2000 23th out of 31
Romani language > Gypsy > Speakers 405,000 2000 3rd out of 29
Romani language > Gypsy > Speakers per 1000 2.77 2000 15th 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.

Citation

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

Russia Language Profiles (Subcategories)

Romani 3