Picture Languages

Miskito speaking countries

Miskito 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 2 percent is in Nicaragua. A total of about 171,269.0 people worldwide speak Miskito as their mother tongue.
Distribution Miskito

CountryRegionOfficial languageDistributionTotal
NicaraguaCentral Americano2.2 %151,000
HondurasCentral Americano0.2 %21,000

Unless otherwise described in the text, this page is about native speakers — not the total number of speakers. How many people understand or speak Miskito 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.