Bhutan

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Official Name
Kingdom of Bhutan, Druk-Yul
Population
635,000
National Languages
Dzongkha
Literacy Rate
39% (2005 UNESCO)
Immigrant Languages
Adi (2,100), Assamese (27,000), Bantawa (19,200), Eastern Magar, Eastern Tamang, Hindi (11,000), Limbu, Santhali (13,600), Sherpa (4,200)
Deaf Population
6,170
General References
Coelho 1967; Matisoff 1991; Matisoff, Baron, and Lowe 1996; Singh 1972; Van Driem 1997, 2007; White 1971
Language Counts
The number of individual languages listed for Bhutan is 27. All are living languages. Of these, 4 are institutional, 1 is developing, 14 are vigorous, and 8 are in trouble.