Gabonese Republic, République Gabonaise
85% (2010 UNESCO)
American Sign Language (2,000)
Bendor-Samuel and Hartell 1989; Jacquot 1978; Ruhlen 1987
The number of individual languages listed for Gabon is 42. All are living languages. Of these, 1 is institutional, 3 are developing, 26 are vigorous, 7 are in trouble, and 5 are dying.