Equatorial Guinean PidginPrint
6,000 (2011 S. Smith), increasing. L2 users: 70,000 (2011 S. Smith). Very few monolinguals. Ethnic population: 6,000.
Bioko Norte and Bioko Sur provinces: North central Bioko Island, Fernando Po, Malabo area; Musola, Las Palmas, Sampaca, Basupu, Fiston, and Balueri de Cristo Rey.
3 (Wider communication). Used as LWC across Bioko island, including the capital city of Malabo, in all domains except education and government.
Latin script [Latn], used since 2006.
Pidgin is the acrolect, used mostly by mother tongue speakers, Pichi is the mesolect, used as a language of wider communication; there is also a basilect form, used by expatriate immigrants. Christian.