Your question: What type of Chinese do they speak in Singapore?

Do most Singaporeans speak Mandarin?

Bilingualism and multilingualism. The majority of Singaporeans are bilingual in English and one of the other three official languages. For instance, most Chinese Singaporeans can speak English and Mandarin.

How much Mandarin is spoken in Singapore?

Languages: Mandarin (official) 35 percent, English (official) 23 percent, Malay (official) 14.1 percent, Hokkien 11.4 percent, Cantonese 5.7 percent, Teochew 4.9 percent, Tamil (official) 3.2 percent, other Chinese dialects 1.8 percent, other 0.9 percent (2000 census).

Are Singaporeans native Chinese speakers?

the truth is that most singaporeans nowadays are native speakers, of course there are still those who speak chinese/malay/etc at home……….

What are the 4 official languages of Singapore?

In Singapore four languages — Malay,Chinese, Tamil and English — are official and equal languages. Malay is our common language and it is our National Language.

What percentage of Singaporeans speak Singlish?

The population of Singapore today is more than 75% Chinese, about 15% Malay, about 8% ‘Indian’ (mainly Tamil), and roughly 2% other origins, but about half of the population now speak English (or Singlish) at home.

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