Solomon Islands

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Population
516,000
Principal Languages
English
Literacy Rate
77% (2010 USDS)
Immigrant Languages
Chinese (1,000)
General References
Dunn, Reesink, and Terrill 2002; Ross 1988, 2001, 2005; Todd 1975; Tryon 1995; Tryon and Hackman 1983; Wurm 2007; Wurm and Hattori 1981
Language Counts
The number of individual languages listed for Solomon Islands is 75. Of these, 71 are living and 4 are extinct. Of the living languages, 3 are institutional, 27 are developing, 25 are vigorous, 8 are in trouble, and 8 are dying.