Guyana

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Guyana
A country in Americas
The number of individual languages listed for Guyana is 18. Of these, 15 are living and 3 are extinct. Of the living languages, 12 are indigenous and 3 are non-indigenous. Furthermore, 1 is institutional, 1 is developing, 7 are in trouble, and 6 are dying.
Official Name
Co-operative Republic of Guyana
Population

747,000 (2014 UNSD)

Principal Languages
English
Literacy Rate
89% (2015 World Factbook)
Immigrant Languages
American Sign Language, Chinese (1,500), Hindi, Portuguese, Saint Lucian Creole French (250)
Deaf Population
754–8,000
General References
Campbell 1997, Crevels 2007, Forte 1990
Language Counts
The number of individual languages listed for Guyana is 18. Of these, 15 are living and 3 are extinct. Of the living languages, 12 are indigenous and 3 are non-indigenous. Furthermore, 1 is institutional, 1 is developing, 7 are in trouble, and 6 are dying.
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