Ecuador

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Official Name
Republic of Ecuador, República del Ecuador
Population
14,484,000
National Languages
Spanish
Literacy Rate
91% (2010 UNESCO)
Immigrant Languages
Arabic (1,800), Chinese (7,000), English (65,000), Standard German (32,000)
Deaf Population
213,000 (2011 CONADIS)
Deaf Institutions
17
General References
Adelaar 1991; Campbell 1997; Crevels 2007; Haboud 2003
Language Counts
The number of individual languages listed for Ecuador is 24. Of these, 23 are living and 1 is extinct. Of the living languages, 1 is institutional, 9 are developing, 3 are vigorous, 7 are in trouble, and 3 are dying.