Distribution of languages spoken inside and outside of households South Africa 2018

As of 2018, the languages most commonly spoken by individuals inside of South African households were isiZulu at 25.3 percent, isiXhosa at 14.8 percent and Afrikaans at 12.2 percent respectively. While English only accounts for the sixth most common language spoken inside of South African households at 8.1 percent, it is the second-most prevalent language spoken outside of homes, at 16.6 percent.

Distribution of languages spoken by individuals inside and outside of households in South Africa 2018

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Source

Release date

May 2019

Region

South Africa

Survey time period

2018

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