Mexico

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Mexico
A country in Americas
The number of individual languages listed for Mexico is 287. Of these, 283 are living and 4 are extinct. Of the living languages, 1 is institutional, 87 are developing, 75 are vigorous, 87 are in trouble, and 33 are dying.
Official Name
Estados Unidos Mexicanos
Population

118,395,000 (2013 UNDESA)

Principal Languages
Spanish
Literacy Rate
92% (2010 UNESCO)
Immigrant Languages
Arabic (400,000), Basque, Catalan, Chinese (31,000), English (350,000), Japanese (35,000), Q’anjob’al, Vlax Romani (5,000)
Deaf Population
1,300,000–5,590,000 (1998)
General References
Adelaar 2007; Campbell 1997; Egland, Bartholomew, and Ramos 1983
Language Counts
The number of individual languages listed for Mexico is 287. Of these, 283 are living and 4 are extinct. Of the living languages, 1 is institutional, 87 are developing, 75 are vigorous, 87 are in trouble, and 33 are dying.
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