Venezuela

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Official Name
Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, República Bolivariana de Venezuela
Population
23,054,000
National Languages
Spanish
Literacy Rate
95% (2009 UNESCO)
Immigrant Languages
Arabic (110,000), Catalán, Chinese (400,000), Corsican, English (20,000), Inga (4,000), Portuguese (254,000), Standard Latvian
Deaf Population
15,000–34,000
Deaf Institutions
12
General References
Campbell 1997; Crevels 2007; Durbin and Sejias 1973; Migliazza 1985
Language Counts
The number of individual languages listed for Venezuela is 47. Of these, 44 are living and 3 are extinct. Of the living languages, 1 is institutional, 4 are developing, 7 are vigorous, 16 are in trouble, and 16 are dying.