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Uganda

Uganda Language Stats

Definitions

STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
English status Used in primary schools, law courts. Official language. Newspapers, radio programs. Bible 1535-1989. 1989
Languages English (official national language, taught in grade schools, used in courts of law and by most newspapers and some radio broadcasts), Ganda or Luganda (most widely used of the Niger-Congo languages, preferred for native language publications in the capital and may be taught in school), other Niger-Congo languages, Nilo-Saharan languages, Swahili, Arabic 2008
Linguistic diversity index 0.928 2009 11th out of 200
Major language(s) English (official), Swahili (official), Luganda, various Bantu and Nilotic languages 2013

Citation

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