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Canada
A country in Americas
The number of individual languages listed for Canada is 94. All are living languages. Of these, 77 are indigenous and 17 are non-indigenous. Furthermore, 5 are institutional, 13 are developing, 1 is vigorous, 40 are in trouble, and 35 are dying.
Population

35,158,000 (2014 census)

Principal Languages
English, French
Literacy Rate
99% (2011 USDS)
Immigrant Languages
Afrikaans (9,810), Akan (14,600), Amharic (19,200), Arabic (374,000), Armenian (31,700), Assyrian Neo-Aramaic (5,000), Bengali (64,500), Bosnian (12,200), Bulgarian (19,600), Croatian (52,300), Czech (24,500), Danish (14,900), Dutch (121,000), Eastern Punjabi (460,000), Finnish (18,500), Frisian (2,200), Greek (118,000), Gujarati (101,000), Haitian Creole (102,000), Hakka Chinese (5,460), Hebrew (20,200), Hindi (106,000), Hungarian (71,100), Icelandic (1,670), Ilocano (19,500), Iranian Persian (177,000), Italian (438,000), Japanese (43,000), Kannada (3,140), Khmer (21,100), Konkani (3,540), Korean (143,000), Lao (14,200), Lithuanian (7,600), Macedonian (18,300), Malay (11,900), Malayalam (17,700), Maltese (7,000), Mandarin Chinese (255,000), Marathi (6,660), Min Nan Chinese (18,800), Najdi Spoken Arabic (20,000), Northern Kurdish (10,300), Northern Pashto (13,100), Norwegian (6,280), Polish (201,000), Portuguese (226,000), Romanian (93,100), Russian (170,000), Serbian (58,500), Sindhi (12,900), Sinhala (15,700), Slovak (18,500), Slovene (11,300), Somali (33,700), Southeastern Dinka (15,900), Spanish (439,000), Standard Estonian (6,610), Standard Latvian (6,460), Swahili (12,100), Swedish (8,100), Tamil (143,000), Telugu (10,700), Thai (8,420), Tigrigna (10,800), Turkish (31,200), Ukrainian (120,000), Urdu (194,000), Vietnamese (153,000), Welsh (1,440)
International Conventions
CPPDCE (2005), ICCPR (1976)
General References
Campbell 1997, Campbell and King 2011, Chafe 1962, Chafe 1965, Golla 2007, Harrison and Marmen 1996
Deaf Population
1704500
Language Counts
The number of individual languages listed for Canada is 94. All are living languages. Of these, 77 are indigenous and 17 are non-indigenous. Furthermore, 5 are institutional, 13 are developing, 1 is vigorous, 40 are in trouble, and 35 are dying.
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