Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka
20,264,000 (2012 census)
English, Sinhala, Tamil
90% (2010 UNESCO)
Gair 1998; Voegelin and Voegelin 1977
The number of individual languages listed for Sri Lanka is 7. All are living languages. Of these, 3 are institutional, 1 is developing, 1 is vigorous, 1 is in trouble, and 1 is dying.