Indonesia

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Indonesia
A country in Asia
The number of individual languages listed for Indonesia is 719. Of these, 706 are living and 13 are extinct. Of the living languages, 19 are institutional, 86 are developing, 260 are vigorous, 266 are in trouble, and 75 are dying.
Official Name
Republic of Indonesia, Republik Indonesia
Population

248,818,000 (2013 UNDESA)

Principal Languages
Indonesian
Literacy Rate
90% (2009 UNESCO)
Immigrant Languages
Arabic, English, Tringgus-Sembaan Bidayuh
Deaf Population
2,000,000 or more (1993)
General References
Adelaar 1995; Barr, Barr, and Salombe 1979; Blust 2003; Fox 1991; Gray, Drummond, and Greenhill 2009; Grimes 1994; Grimes 1995; Grimes, Therik, Grimes, and Jacob 1997; Himmelmann 2001; Hudson 1978; Martens 1989; Noorduyn 1991; Ross 2005; Wumbu et al. 1986; Wurm and Hattori 1981
Language Counts
The number of individual languages listed for Indonesia is 719. Of these, 706 are living and 13 are extinct. Of the living languages, 19 are institutional, 86 are developing, 260 are vigorous, 266 are in trouble, and 75 are dying.
Products
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