Haitian CreoleKreyòl ayisyen

Language Data

  • Alternate names: Creole, Haitian Creole, Western Caribbean Creole; Also, in Dominican Republic: Creole, Haitian Creole; in Guadeloupe: Creole, Haitian Creole
  • Dialects: Fablas, Plateau Haitian Creole
  • Scriptures published:
    • Bible (1985)
    • New Testament (1951 — 1999)
    • Portions (1927 — 1996)
    • FCBH  (Alliance Biblique Universelle, 1985)  See above
    • The JESUS Film See above
  • Literacy: Also use French [fra]
    Second Language: No information available.
  • Primary country: Haiti
  • Region: Widespread
  • Also used in: Bahamas, Canada, Cayman Islands, Dominican Republic, French Guiana, Guadeloupe, Puerto Rico, Mayotte, Turks and Caicos Islands, United States
  • Religion: No information available.
  • Status: Statutory national language in Haiti
  • Number of users: 7,731,240 (6,960,000 in Haiti (2001); 159,000 in Dominican Republic (1987); 12,000)
  • Vitality: National

(data from Ethnologue and other sources)