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Canada
A country in Americas
The number of individual languages listed for Canada is 96. All are living languages. Of these, 78 are indigenous and 18 are non-indigenous. Furthermore, 6 are institutional, 12 are developing, 1 is vigorous, 39 are in trouble, and 38 are dying.
Population

35,624,000 (2017 World Factbook)

Principal Languages
English, French
Literacy Rate
99% (2011 USDS)
Immigrant Languages
Afrikaans (10,300), Akan (13,500), Amharic (22,500), Arabic (420,000), Assyrian Neo-Aramaic (16,100), Bamanankan (1,540), Bengali (73,100), Bosnian (12,200), Bulgarian (20,000), Burmese (3,590), Cebuano (19,900), Central Tibetan (6,170), Chaldean Neo-Aramaic (5,550), Croatian (48,200), Czech (22,300), Danish (12,600), Dutch (103,000), Eastern Punjabi (502,000), Edo (1,670), Éwé (1,760), Finnish (15,300), Frisian (2,100), Ganda (1,300), Georgian (1,720), Greek (107,000), Gujarati (109,000), Haitian Creole (3,040), Hakka Chinese (10,900), Halh Mongolian (1,580), Harari (1,320), Hebrew (19,500), Hiligaynon (6,880), Hindi (111,000), Hungarian (61,200), Icelandic (1,290), Igbo (4,240), Ilocano (26,300), Iranian Persian (214,000), Italian (376,000), Japanese (43,600), Kabyle (13,200), Kannada (3,970), Khmer (20,100), Kinyarwanda (5,250), Konkani (3,330), Korean (153,000), Lao (12,700), Lingala (3,810), Lithuanian (7,080), Macedonian (16,800), Malay (12,300), Malayalam (28,600), Maltese (5,570), Mandarin Chinese (592,000), Marathi (8,300), Min Dong Chinese (1,240), Min Nan Chinese (31,800), Nepali (18,300), Northern Kurdish (11,700), Northern Pashto (16,900), Northern Uzbek (1,720), Norwegian (4,620), Odia (1,050), Pampangan (4,050), Pangasinan (1,390), Polish (182,000), Portuguese (222,000), Romanian (96,700), Rundi (5,850), Russian (188,000), Serbian (57,400), Shona (3,190), Sindhi (11,900), Sinhala (16,300), Slovak (17,600), Slovene (9,790), Somali (36,800), South Azerbaijani (3,260), Southeastern Dinka (2,120), Spanish (459,000), Standard Estonian (5,450), Standard Latvian (5,460), Swahili (13,400), Swedish (6,840), Tamil (141,000), Telugu (15,700), Thai (9,260), Tigrigna (16,600), Turkish (32,800), Ukrainian (102,000), Urdu (211,000), Uyghur (1,040), Vietnamese (156,000), Waray-Waray (1,110), Welsh (1,080), Wolof (3,990), Wu Chinese (12,900), Yoruba (9,090)
General References
Campbell 1997, Campbell and King 2011, Chafe 1962, Chafe 1965, Golla 2007, Harrison and Marmen 1996
Deaf Population
1,704,500
Recognized Nationalities

The constitution of Canada recognizes three categories of indigenous peoples: Indians (now referred to as First Nations), Inuit and Métis. The government department of Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC) maintains a listing of over 600 officially recognized First Nation communities who are eligible for government services.

Language Counts
The number of individual languages listed for Canada is 96. All are living languages. Of these, 78 are indigenous and 18 are non-indigenous. Furthermore, 6 are institutional, 12 are developing, 1 is vigorous, 39 are in trouble, and 38 are dying.
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