Digital Language Vitality | Igbo

Igbo (ibo)



English name Igbo
Native name Igbo
SIL code ibo
Alternative names afikpo, aniocha, awka, bonny-opobo, eche, egbema, ibo, igbo, igbo nuclear, isuama, mbaise, ngwa, nsa, nsuka, oguta, ohuhu, oka, onitsha, orlu, owerri, umuahia, unwana, ˈiːboʊ, ˈɪɡboʊ
Speakers L1: 18,000,000 (ethnologue)
Country Nigeria
Region Western Africa
Champion N/A
ISO scope I
ISO type L
ISO active yes
Integrated code ibo_____________A
Last updated Feb. 1, 2017, 3:36 p.m.


EGIDS (Ethnologue) 2
In no
Vitality (Kornai, 2013) living

Language packs

Windows10 input method yes
Mac input no
Ubuntu input yes
Windows language pack yes
Mac language pack no
Ubuntu language pack yes
Firefox language pack no
Firefox dictionary no
Office language pack yes
Office interface pack no


Has Wikipedia yes
Wikipedia articles 1,307
Wikipedia real articles 74
Wikipedia adjusted size 560,666
Wikipedia total 5,898
Wikipedia edits 61,981
Wikipedia admins 1
Wikipedia users 6,722
Wikipedia active users 11
Wikipedia images 0
Wikipedia depth 130
Has Wikipedia Incubator no

NLP tools

Hunspell status some tool
Hunspell coverage None
TreeTagger no

Open Language Archives Community

Primary texts online 5
Primary texts all 6
Lexical resources online 1
Lexical resources all 3
Language descriptions online 6
Language descriptions all 10
Language in online resource None
Language in any resource None
Online resource about the language 19
Any resource about the language 29


Source Crubadan
Number of documents 744
Number of words 1,039,142
Number of characters None
Has FLOSS spell checkers yes
In Watchtower yes
Has UDHR translation yes

Indigenous Tweets project

Number of blogs 3
Number of posts 6
Number of words 6,144
Number of users 1,180
Number of tweets 201,209

Swadesh lists

Has Swadesh 110 no
Has Swadesh 207 no

Other databases

Panlex translations 66,180
In WALS yes
In Omniglot yes
On yes
Uriel features 243
In Leipzig Corpora no
In SIREN project no