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).
1 (National). De facto national language.
Maximum number of prefixes, 2; word order distinguishes subjects, objects, indirect objects; affixes indicate case of noun phrases; verb affixes mark person, number, gender of subject, object, other noun phrase—not obligatory; passives; causatives; comparatives; CVC.
Latin script [Latn].