Trinidad and Tobago

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Official Name
Republic of Trinidad and Tobago
Population
1,318,000
National Languages
English
Literacy Rate
98% (2010 UNESCO)
Immigrant Languages
Chinese (6,500), North Levantine Spoken Arabic (2,600)
Deaf Institutions
2
General References
Hancock 1985; Mohan and Zador 1986; Winer 1993
Language Counts
The number of individual languages listed for Trinidad and Tobago is 8. All are living languages. Of these, 2 are institutional, 2 are developing, 3 are vigorous, and 1 is in trouble.