Ethnologue: Areas: Americas

British Virgin Islands

12,950 (1995). Literacy rate 98%. Christian. Data accuracy estimate: B. The number of languages listed for British Virgin Islands is 2.

ENGLISH [ENG] 322,000,000 in all countries (1995 WA). Indo-European, Germanic, West, North Sea, English. National language. Bible 1535-1989. NT 1525-1985. Bible portions 1530-1987.

LESSER ANTILLEAN CREOLE ENGLISH [VIB] 12,000 in British Virgin Islands (1987); 350,000 in all countries. Virgin Islands to Tobago. Creole, English based, Atlantic, Eastern, Southern. Survey needed.


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