[eng] 160 in Niue (2011 World Factbook). L2 users: 510 in Niue (2011 World Factbook). Status: 1 (National). Statutory national working language (1974, Constitution, Articles 23 and 71). Classification: Indo-European, Germanic, West, English. Comments: Non-indigenous.
[niu] 1,330 in Niue (2011 World Factbook). Total users in all countries: 7,067. Status: 1 (National). Statutory national language (1974, Niue Constitution Act, Article 23). Alternate Names: Niuean, “Niuefekai” (pej.). Dialects: None known. Reportedly similar to Tongan [ton]. Classification: Austronesian, Malayo-Polynesian, Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian, Eastern Malayo-Polynesian, Oceanic, Central-Eastern Oceanic, Remote Oceanic, Central Pacific, East Fijian-Polynesian, Polynesian, Tongic. Comments: Christian.