In February 2021 starts a project for measuring Portuguese on the Internet and comparing with other languages, coordinated by the UNESCO Chair on public policies for multilingualism, carried out by the Observatory of Linguistic and Cultural Diversity in the Internet within the frame of the International Institute of the Portuguese Language and under the support of the Cultural and Educational Department of the Brazilian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. First results will be produced by May 2021 and the full products by August 2021.
The study will gain some notable improvements:
- Use of Ethnologue last Global Dataset for demo-linguistic data
- Processing of L2 speakers by country instead of global
- Actualization and extension of language and country’s indicators
- Extension of language’ s coverage