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Vanuatu

Vanuatu Language Stats

Definitions

STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
English status First language speakers are from the United Kingdom. National language. Bible 1535-1989. 1989
French status National language. Bible 1530-1986. 2044
Languages local languages (more than 100) 72.6%, pidgin (known as Bislama or Bichelama) 23.1%, English 1.9%, French 1.4%, other 0.3%, unspecified 0.7% (1999 Census) 2008
Linguistic diversity index 0.972 2009 2nd out of 200
Major language(s) Bislama, French, English 2012

Citation

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