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Slovakia

Slovakia Language Stats

Definitions

STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK
English > Conversational English prevalence 26% 2000 22nd out of 27
French > Conversational French prevalence 2% 2000 23th out of 27
German > Conversational German prevalence 22% 2000 6th out of 27
Italian > Conversational Italian prevalence 1% 2000 16th out of 27
Languages Slovak (official) 83.9%, Hungarian 10.7%, Roma 1.8%, Ukrainian 1%, other or unspecified 2.6% 2001
Linguistic diversity index 0.307 2009 123th out of 200
Major language(s) Slovak 2013
Polish > Conversational Polish prevalence 5% 2000 2nd out of 27
Romani > Romani speaking Roma population > 2000 300,000 2000 5th out of 31
Romani > Romani speaking Roma population > 2000 per 1000 55.67 2000 1st out of 30
Romani > Romani speaking Roma population from total Roma population > 2000 60% 2000 27th out of 31
Romani language > Gypsy > Speakers 300,000 2000 4th out of 29
Romani language > Gypsy > Speakers per 1000 55.67 2000 2nd out of 29
Russian > Conversational Russian prevalence 17% 2000 6th out of 27
Spanish > Conversational Spanish prevalence 1% 2000 19th out of 27

SOURCES: SPECIAL EUROBAROMETER 386 “Europeans and their Languages”, p. 21.
; SPECIAL EUROBAROMETER 386 “Europeans and their Languages”, p. 21.; 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; 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.; 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.

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Slovakia Language Profiles (Subcategories)

Romani 3