Languages

Multilingual

Statians have a love for different cultures and speak several languages, including English, Dutch and Spanish. Dutch is the official language used in government administration and schools. English is spoken everywhere. You can be assured, whatever language you may speak, Statians will find a way to communicate with you! But the people of Statia are highly international. All residents grow up in multilingual households and school systems, and speak fluent Dutch, Spanish and Papiamento.