In this series of articles we overview languages present in any given country. This time we are looking at the languages spoken in Antigua and Barbuda

The biggest languages present in Antigua and Barbuda include:

  • English
  • Antiguan Creole

The sole official language of the country is English.

Below you will find summaries for the languages supported by our translation services.


English belongs to the Germanic branch of the Indo-European language family. It is the sole official language of Antigua and Barbuda.

English language summary
Number of speakers worldwide1.15 billion
Language familyIndo-European
WritingEnglish alphabet
Major English-speaking populations in:35 countries

Demographics and geographic distribution

Approximately 1.15 billion people in more than 35 countries speak English as either the first or a second language. With regard to the number of speakers, the most notable 3 countries are United Kingdom, United States, and New Zealand.

In Antigua and Barbuda approximately 80% or 78 thousand people use English in their day-to-day communication.


English employs the English script, which in itself is a sub-type of the Latin script. It is written in the left-to-right fashion.

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