Fiji

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Official Name
Republic of Fiji, Matanitu ko Viti, Fiji Ganraajya
Population Full

881,000 (2013 World Bank)

General Remarks
325 islands, 100 inhabited
Principal Languages
English, Fiji Hindi, Fijian
Literacy Rate
94% (2004 USDS)
Immigrant Languages
Chinese (5,500), Eastern Punjabi, Malayalam, Pitcairn-Norfolk, Samoan (1,140), Tamil, Telugu, Tongan (1,220), Tuvaluan (490), Urdu, Wallisian
Deaf Population
46,300
General References
Geraghty 1983; Schütz 1972; Wurm and Hattori 1981
Language Counts
The number of individual languages listed for Fiji is 10. All are living languages. Of these, 3 are institutional, 1 is developing, 5 are vigorous, and 1 is in trouble.
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