Philippines

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Philippines
A country in Asia
The number of individual languages listed for Philippines is 186. Of these, 182 are living and 4 are extinct. Of the living languages, 41 are institutional, 72 are developing, 46 are vigorous, 13 are in trouble, and 10 are dying.
Official Name
Republic of the Philippines, Republika ng Pilipinas
Population

98,394,000 (2013 World Bank)

Principal Languages
English, Filipino, Tagalog
Literacy Rate
96% (2008 UNESCO)
Immigrant Languages
Arabic, Basque, French (700), Hindi (2,420), Indonesian (2,580), Japanese (2,900), Korean, Sindhi (20,000), Standard German (960), Vietnamese
Deaf Population
2,914,600
General References
Crystal 2003; Lobel 2004, 2005, 2012; Reid 1971; Wurm 2007; Zorc 1977
Language Counts
The number of individual languages listed for Philippines is 186. Of these, 182 are living and 4 are extinct. Of the living languages, 41 are institutional, 72 are developing, 46 are vigorous, 13 are in trouble, and 10 are dying.
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