Here are some interesting facts about South African languages:
1. South Africa has 11 official languages and ranks 3rd behind Zimbabwe (16) and Bolivia (37).
2. Afrikaans is one of the youngest languages in the world and was recognised as an official language during the 20th century.
3. isiZulu is the most commonly spoken home language in South Africa with 1 out of 4 people speaking the language. isXhosa is the second most common home language with 16% of users,
followed by Afrikaans with 13.5% and Sesotho sa Leboa 7.6%.
4. English is the main language of communication in South Africa however, only 1 out of 10 South Africans speak English as a home language.