Tonga

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Official Name
Kingdom of Tonga, Pule’anga Tonga
Population
103,000
General Remarks
171 islands, 48 inhabited
Principal Languages
English, Tongan
Literacy Rate
99% (2006 World Bank)
Immigrant Languages
Chinese (2,000)
General References
Besnier 1992; Wurm and Hattori 1981
Language Counts
The number of individual languages listed for Tonga is 3. All are living languages. Of these, 2 are institutional and 1 is in trouble.