Micronesia

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Micronesia
A country in Pacific
The number of individual languages listed for Micronesia is 18. All are living languages. Of these, 17 are indigenous and 1 is non-indigenous. Furthermore, 6 are institutional, 4 are developing, 4 are vigorous, 2 are in trouble, and 2 are dying.
Official Name
Federated States of Micronesia
Sovereignty Comment
Self-governing republic in a compact of free association with the United States, the latter providing military defense, subsidies, and access to social services
Population Full

105,000 (2016 UNDESA)

General Remarks
Micronesia consists of four states in federation: Yap, Pohnpei, Chuuk, and Kosrae
Principal Languages
English
Literacy Rate
89% (2017 UNESCO)
Immigrant Languages
Chinese
General References
Bender and Capelle 1996
Language Counts
The number of individual languages listed for Micronesia is 18. All are living languages. Of these, 17 are indigenous and 1 is non-indigenous. Furthermore, 6 are institutional, 4 are developing, 4 are vigorous, 2 are in trouble, and 2 are dying.
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