Frequency of dialect use in Italy 2019, by macro-region

In 2019, 53 percent of the Italian living in the South of the country declared to speak dialect either often or always. In the Center, 26 percent of interviewees affirmed to never speak any dialect, representing the part of Italy where dialects are less widespread.
On average, 45 percent of all Italian respondents declared to speak dialect either often or always.

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Source

Release date

July 2019

Region

Italy

Survey time period

2019

Number of respondents

1,000 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Supplementary notes

The source does not specify the methodology of the survey.

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