Paraguay

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Official Name
Republic of Paraguay, República del Paraguay
Population
5,163,000
National Languages
Spanish
Literacy Rate
93% (2010 UNESCO)
Immigrant Languages
Chinese (7,500), Greek (2,470), Hunsrik, Italian (26,000), Japanese (12,000), Korean (6,000), Portuguese (636,000), Russian (26,000)
Deaf Population
316,214
Deaf Institutions
3
General References
Adelaar 1991; Adelaar and Muysken 2007; Campbell 1997; Crevels 2007
Language Counts
The number of individual languages listed for Paraguay is 23. Of these, 22 are living and 1 is extinct. Of the living languages, 5 are institutional, 5 are developing, 1 is vigorous, 9 are in trouble, and 2 are dying.