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

364,000 (2014 UNSD)

General Remarks
700 islands and islets, 23 inhabited
Principal Languages
English
Literacy Rate
96% (2011 USDS)
Immigrant Languages
Haitian Creole (1,460), Mandarin Chinese (5,820)
International Conventions
CPPDCE (2014), CSICH (2014), ICCPR (2008), UNDRIP (2007)
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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