Latin America: share of indigenous language speakers 2018, by country

Share of indigenous or native language speakers in Latin America in 2018, by country

by Marina Pasquali, last edited Oct 10, 2019
Latin America: share of indigenous language speakers 2018, by country A recent survey estimated that 7.5 percent of the population in Latin America spoke a native or indigenous language as their mother tongue. Among the countries included in the study, the highest share was found in Paraguay, where 49 percent of respondents said their first language was either native or indigenous. Bolivia followed second, with 31.9 percent of the people interviewed having an indigenous language as their mother tongue.
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Share of indigenous or native language speakers in Latin America in 2018, by country

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