Panama

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Official Name
Republic of Panama, República de Panamá
Population
3,406,000
National Languages
Spanish
Literacy Rate
94% (2010 UNESCO)
Immigrant Languages
Arabic (15,000), Eastern Yiddish, Hebrew, Japanese (1,200), Korean, Yue Chinese
Deaf Population
6,000
General References
Campbell 1997; Cohen 1976
Language Counts
The number of individual languages listed for Panama is 14. All are living languages. Of these, 1 is institutional, 8 are developing, 3 are vigorous, 1 is in trouble, and 1 is dying.