Myanmar

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Myanmar
A country in Asia
The number of individual languages listed for Myanmar is 118. Of these, 117 are living and 1 is extinct. Of the living languages, 111 are indigenous and 6 are non-indigenous. Furthermore, 11 are institutional, 48 are developing, 37 are vigorous, 18 are in trouble, and 3 are dying.
Official Name
Republic of the Union of Myanmar
Population

53,897,000 (2015 UNDESA)

Principal Languages
Burmese
Literacy Rate
93% (2013 USCB)
Immigrant Languages
Chinese (1,015,000)
Deaf Population
2,684,500
General References
Burling 2003, Bradley 1997, Bradley 2005, Bradley 2007a, Campbell and King 2011, Comrie 1987, Hale 1982, Jones 1988, Lebar et al 1964, Manson 2010, Manson 2011, Matisoff et al 1996, Thurgood and LaPolla 2003, van Bik 2006
Language Counts
The number of individual languages listed for Myanmar is 118. Of these, 117 are living and 1 is extinct. Of the living languages, 111 are indigenous and 6 are non-indigenous. Furthermore, 11 are institutional, 48 are developing, 37 are vigorous, 18 are in trouble, and 3 are dying.
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