Micronesia

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Micronesia
A country in Pacific
The number of individual languages listed for Micronesia is 18. All are living languages. Of these, 17 are indigenous and 1 is non-indigenous. Furthermore, 6 are institutional, 4 are developing, 4 are vigorous, 2 are in trouble, and 2 are dying.
Official Name
Federated States of Micronesia
Population

105,000 (2015 UNDESA)

General Remarks
Includes states of Yap, Chuuk (Truk), Pohnpei (Ponape), and Kosrae (Kusaie). Self-governing republic in a compact of free association with the United States, the latter providing military defense, subsidies, and access to social services
Principal Languages
English
Literacy Rate
89% (2011 USDS)
Immigrant Languages
Chinese
General References
Bender and Capelle 1996
Language Counts
The number of individual languages listed for Micronesia is 18. All are living languages. Of these, 17 are indigenous and 1 is non-indigenous. Furthermore, 6 are institutional, 4 are developing, 4 are vigorous, 2 are in trouble, and 2 are dying.
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