Thailand

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Official Name
Kingdom of Thailand
Population
65,479,000
Principal Languages
Thai
Literacy Rate
94% (2005 World Bank)
Immigrant Languages
Kayan (180), Rohingya (100,000)
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 73. All are living languages. Of these, 2 are institutional, 27 are developing, 18 are vigorous, 19 are in trouble, and 7 are dying.