Paraguay

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Official Name
Republic of Paraguay, República del Paraguay
Population
6,382,000
Principal Languages
Paraguayan Guaraní, Spanish
Literacy Rate
93% (2010 UNESCO)
Immigrant Languages
Chinese (7,500), Greek (2,470), Italian (26,000), Japanese (12,000), Korean (6,000), Portuguese (636,000), Russian (26,000)
Deaf Population
316,200
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. All are living languages. Of these, 3 are institutional, 5 are developing, 4 are vigorous, 10 are in trouble, and 1 is dying.