Ghanaian Pidgin EnglishPrint
5,000,000 (2011 V. Velupillai).
Accra and southern towns.
3 (Wider communication).
Used as a lingua franca in multilingual contexts as well as an in-group language among males in secondary schools and universities with the purpose of expressing group solidarity. Informal settings: playgrounds, on campus, in bars and dorms, in family homes among younger generations. Educated urban males under age 50 are likely to use it in informal settings.
Spoken across ethnic groups.