Brazil

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Official Name
Federative Republic of Brazil, República Federativa do Brasil
Population
190,756,000
National Languages
Portuguese
Literacy Rate
90% (2009 UNESCO)
Immigrant Languages
Assyrian Neo-Aramaic, Catalán, Dutch, Italian (50,000), Japanese (380,000), Korean (37,000), Lithuanian, North Levantine Spoken Arabic, Standard German (1,500,000), Standard Latvian, Turoyo, Ukrainian, Vlax Romani
Deaf Population
5,750,809
Deaf Institutions
60
General References
Campbell 1997; Crevels 2007; Derbyshire and Pullum 1991, 1998; Dixon and Aikhenvald 1999; Hopper 1967; Moore 2006; Ribeiro 1957; Rodrigues 1986, 1999
Language Counts
The number of individual languages listed for Brazil is 236. Of these, 215 are living and 21 are extinct. Of the living languages, 13 are institutional, 31 are developing, 18 are vigorous, 54 are in trouble, and 99 are dying.