||650,000 in Guyana. 250,000 Blacks and 400,000 Hindustanis. Population total all countries: 700,000.
||Georgetown, coast, and Rupununi River area. May be some in French Guiana. Also in Suriname, United States.
||Creolese, Guyanese Creole
||Afro-Guyanese Creole, Rupununi, Indo-Guyanese Creole. May be intelligible with other English-based creoles of the Caribbean. Most similar to creoles of Saint Vincent and Tobago (Holbrook). Rupununi dialect may be a separate language. Rupununi, Berbice Creole Dutch [brc], and Skepi Creole Dutch [skw] speakers claim they are not mutually inherently intelligible.
||Creole, English based, Atlantic, Eastern, Southern
||The first or second language of most, but it has no official status. Home and alongside Standard English (Adler 1977). There is a creole continuum with Standard English. Mixed language attitude.