Fiji

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Fiji
A country in Pacific
The number of individual languages listed for Fiji is 10. All are living languages. Of these, 8 are indigenous and 2 are non-indigenous. Furthermore, 3 are institutional, 1 is developing, 5 are vigorous, and 1 is in trouble.
Official Name
Republic of Fiji
Population Full

898,000 (2017 World Bank)

General Remarks
325 islands, 100 inhabited
Principal Languages
English
Literacy Rate
94% (2017 USDS)
Immigrant Languages
Chinese (5,500), Eastern Punjabi, Malayalam, Pitcairn-Norfolk, Samoan (1,200), Tamil, Telugu, Tongan (1,300), Tuvaluan (490), Urdu, Wallisian
General References
Geraghty 1983, Schütz 1972, Wurm and Hattori 1981
Deaf Population
46,300
Language Counts
The number of individual languages listed for Fiji is 10. All are living languages. Of these, 8 are indigenous and 2 are non-indigenous. Furthermore, 3 are institutional, 1 is developing, 5 are vigorous, and 1 is in trouble.
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