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

The biggest languages present in Dominica include:

  • English – 72 thousand speakers;
  • Dominican Creole French – 42 thousand speakers;

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 Dominica.

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. Countries with a significant number of people speaking the language include:

  • Spain
  • Namibia
  • South Africa
  • Kenya
  • United States
  • Brazil
  • Algeria
  • Thailand
  • United Kingdom

Almost everyone in Dominica speaks English at least to some extent. It makes the language a safe choice for localization in the Dominican market.


The English alphabet is used for writing the English language. It employs the standard version of the script with no additional, language-specific symbols.

Translation services

If you intend to expand to the Dominican market via the English language, you might be interested in the following services:

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