Kru speaking countriesKru is no official language in any country, but is spoken as a mother tongue in two countries by a minor part of the population.
As a percentage of the total population, the largest share of around 11 percent is in Ivory Coast. A total of about 3.3 million people worldwide speak Kru as their mother tongue.
|Ivory Coast||Western Africa||no||10.5 %||2,885,000|
|Liberia||Western Africa||no||7.2 %||374,000|
Unless otherwise described in the text, this page is about native speakers — not the total number of speakers. How many people understand or speak Kru as a subsequently learned language is not the subject of this page. Countries where native speakers make up only a few thousand, or even a few hundred people, or countries with a percentage well below 1% are unlikely to be listed here.