Thailand

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Thailand
A country in Asia
The number of individual languages listed for Thailand is 72. All are living languages. Of these, 51 are indigenous and 21 are non-indigenous. Furthermore, 2 are institutional, 26 are developing, 19 are vigorous, 19 are in trouble, and 6 are dying.
Official Name
Kingdom of Thailand
Population

67,959,000 (2015 UNDESA)

Principal Languages
Thai
Literacy Rate
97% (2015 World Factbook)
Immigrant Languages
Burmese (828,000), English (324,000), Hindi (22,900), Japanese (70,700), Kayan (180), Lao, Rohingya (100,000), Samtao, Sinhala, Tai Daeng, Tamil, Vietnamese (8,280)
Deaf Population
90,000–300,000
General References
Bradley 2007a, Campbell and King 2011, Lebar et al 1964, Matisoff 1991, Matisoff et al 1996, Prachakij-karacak 1995, Purnell 1970, Smalley 1976, Wurm and Hattori 1981
Language Counts
The number of individual languages listed for Thailand is 72. All are living languages. Of these, 51 are indigenous and 21 are non-indigenous. Furthermore, 2 are institutional, 26 are developing, 19 are vigorous, 19 are in trouble, and 6 are dying.
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