Thailand

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Official Name
Kingdom of Thailand, Muang Thai or Prathet Thai
Population
67,312,000
National Languages
Thai
Literacy Rate
94% (2005 World Bank)
Immigrant Languages
Burmese, Japanese, Kayan (180), Lao, Rohingya (100,000), Samtao, Sinhala, Tai Daeng, Tamil, Urdu, Vietnamese
Deaf Population
90,000–300,000
Deaf Institutions
22
General References
Bradley 2007; Lebar, Hickey, and Musgrave 1964; Matisoff 1991; Matisoff, Baron, and Lowe 1996; Prachakij-karacak 1995; Purnell 1970; Smalley 1976; Wurm and Hattori 1981
Language Counts
The number of individual languages listed for Thailand is 76. All are living languages. Of these, 6 are institutional, 24 are developing, 17 are vigorous, 22 are in trouble, and 7 are dying.