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

The biggest languages present in Bahamas include:

  • English
  • Bahamian Creole
  • Haitian Creole

The sole official language of the country is English.

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


English is a Germanic language, which is a branch of the Indo-European language family. It is the sole official language of Bahamas.

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

There are major English-speaking populations in more than 30 countries of the world. With regard to the number of speakers, the most notable 3 countries are United Kingdom, United States, and New Zealand.

In Bahamas approximately 87% or 342 thousand people use English in their day-to-day communication.


English uses the Latin alphabet. It employs the standard version of the script with no additional, language-specific symbols. It is written from left to right.

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