Guatemala

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Official Name
Republic of Guatemala, República de Guatemala
Population
11,237,000
Principal Languages
K’iche’, Mam, Q’eqchi’, Spanish
Literacy Rate
75% (2010 UNESCO)
Deaf Population
100,000–650,000 (1998)
Deaf Institutions
5
General References
Campbell 1992, 1997; Mayers 1966
Language Counts
The number of individual languages listed for Guatemala is 27. Of these, 26 are living and 1 is extinct. Of the living languages, 10 are institutional, 10 are developing, 1 is vigorous, 3 are in trouble, and 2 are dying.