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Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe Language Stats

Definitions

STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
English status Spoken by most Europeans and an increasing number of Africans. Used in all or most education. Official language. Newspapers. Bible 1535-1989. 1989
Languages English (official), Shona, Sindebele (the language of the Ndebele, sometimes called Ndebele), numerous but minor tribal dialects 2008
Linguistic diversity index 0.526 2009 81st out of 200
Major language(s) English (official), Shona, Sindebele 2013

Citation

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