Turks and Caicos IslandsPrint
[eng] 920 in Turks and Caicos Islands (2004). Status: 1 (National). De facto national language. Classification: Indo-European, Germanic, West, English. Comments: Non-indigenous.
Turks and Caicos Creole English
[tch] 10,700 (1995), decreasing. Status: 6b (Threatened). De facto language of national identity. Classification: Creole, English based, Atlantic, Eastern. Comments: Variety not studied, but may be related to Bahamas Creole English [bah] (Holm 1989:489). Appear to be shifting to a standard variety of Caribbean English.