Official Name
Macao Special Administrative Region of the People’s Republic of China, Aomen Tebie Xingzhengqu, Região Administrativa Especial de Macau
Sovereignty Comment
As a Special Administrative Region, Macao has a significant amount of autonomy in all areas except defence and foreign affairs

592,000 (2013 UNDESA)

Principal Languages
Literacy Rate
91% (2006 UNESCO
Immigrant Languages
Chinese, English (2,790)
Language Counts
The number of individual languages listed for China–Macao is 5. All are living languages. Of these, 3 are institutional, 1 is vigorous, and 1 is dying.