Bahamas

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Bahamas
A country in Americas
The number of individual languages listed for Bahamas is 3. All are living languages. Of these, 1 is indigenous and 2 are non-indigenous. Furthermore, 1 is institutional and 2 are vigorous.
Official Name
The Commonwealth of the Bahamas
Population Full

391,000 (2016 UNSD)

General Remarks
700 islands and islets, 23 inhabited
Principal Languages
English
Literacy Rate
97% (2017 UNESCO)
Immigrant Languages
Haitian Creole (1,460), Mandarin Chinese (5,820)
General References
Hall 1966, Holm 1989
Deaf Population
310–1,100
Language Counts
The number of individual languages listed for Bahamas is 3. All are living languages. Of these, 1 is indigenous and 2 are non-indigenous. Furthermore, 1 is institutional and 2 are vigorous.
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