Language of the Day for 31 March 2013Print
A language of
10,400 (2010 census), decreasing. Ethnic population: 120,400 including 111,400 in Oklahoma (1998 Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma). 20,000 in Oklahoma (Golla 2007).
Language preservation activities emphasize distance learning. Prominent in church. All ages in Mississippi, middle-aged and older in Oklahoma.
Literacy rate in L1: 5%–10%. Literacy rate in L2: 75%–100%. NT: 1848.