Antigua and Barbuda Creole English

Language Data

  • Alternate names: Leeward Caribbean Creole; Also, in Anguilla: Leeward Caribbean Creole English; in Dominica: Leeward Caribbean Creole English; in Montserrat: Leeward Caribbean Creole English; in Saint Kitts and Nevis: Kittitian Creole English, Leeward Caribbean Creole English; in Saint Martin: Sint Maarten Creole English
  • Dialects: Antiguan Creole English, Barbuda Creole English, Nevis Creole English
  • Scriptures published: None
  • Literacy: Oral materials available
    Second Language: No information available.
  • Primary country: Antigua and Barbuda
  • Region: Throughout Antigua and Barbuda
  • Also used in: Anguilla, Dominica, Montserrat, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Mayotte, , United Kingdom
  • Religion: Christian
  • Livelihood: Agriculturalists: sugarcane
  • Status: De facto language of national identity in Anguilla; De facto language of national identity in Antigua and Barbuda
  • Number of users: 151,270 (66,970; 11,500; 200; 7,570; 39,000; 14,000)
  • Vitality: Vigorous

(data from Ethnologue and other sources)