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Creole-French speaking countries

Creole-French is no official language in any country, but is spoken as mother tongue in 7 countries by a minor part of the population.

With a share of around 97%, it is most widespread in Martinique. A total of about 2.0 million people worldwide speak Creole-French as their mother tongue.

CountryRegionOfficial languageDistributionTotal
ReunionEastern Africano91.5 %640,000
GuadeloupeCaribbeanno95.0 %433,000
MartiniqueCaribbeanno96.6 %382,000
Dominican RepublicCaribbeanno2.0 %213,000
French GuianaSouth Americano94.3 %171,000
Saint LuciaCaribbeanno80.0 %146,000
BahamasCaribbeanno10.3 %40,000