Chile

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Official Name
Republic of Chile, República de Chile
Population
16,635,000
Principal Languages
Spanish
Literacy Rate
99% (2009 UNESCO)
Immigrant Languages
Standard German (35,000), Vlax Romani
Deaf Population
66,500 (2002 census)
Deaf Institutions
20
General References
Besnier 1992; Campbell 1997; Crevels 2007; Fabre 2007; Tovar 1961, 1966; Tovar and Larrucea de Tovar 1984; Wurm and Hattori 1981
Language Counts
The number of individual languages listed for Chile is 10. All are living languages. Of these, 1 is institutional, 1 is developing, 1 is vigorous, 3 are in trouble, and 4 are dying.