The languages we speak at home
A fascinating look at what percentage of South Africans use which languages at home.
South Africa has eleven official languages. The pie graphs on this page show what percentage of South Africans use each language as their main home language.
Many families use more than one home language. And there are many other languages that people in South Africa use, such as French, German, Greek, Gujarati, Hindi, Nama, Portuguese, San languages, Tamil, Telegu, Urdu, and Sign Language.
The info for this infographic is supplied by Oxford University Press who have just introduced Hola! Masifunde
– the very first IsiXhosa Home Language reading programme for Foundation Phase.Which language/s do you speak at home?