[nld] 11,400 in Curacao (2011 SIL). Status: 3 (Wider communication). De facto national working language. Classification: Indo-European, Germanic, West, Low Saxon-Low Franconian, Low Franconian. Comments: Non-indigenous.
[eng] 4,100 in Curacao (2011 SIL). Status: 5 (Dispersed). Classification: Indo-European, Germanic, West, English. Comments: Non-indigenous.
[pap] Widespread. 115,000 in Curacao (2011 SIL). L2 users: 20,000 in Curacao. Total users in all countries: 291,870 (as L1: 271,870; as L2: 20,000). Status: 1 (National). De facto national language. Alternate Names: Curaçoleño, Curassese, Papiamen, Papiamento, Papiamentoe. Dialects: None known. Becoming more like Spanish [spa], which is prestigious. Papiamentu is genetically related to Kabuverdianu [kea] and Crioulo (Guinea-Bissau) [pov] (Jacobs 2009). Classification: Creole, Iberian based. Comments: Christian.
Sign Language of the Netherlands
[dse] Scattered. Status: 6a (Vigorous). Classification: Sign language. Comments: Non-indigenous.