French Guiana

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French Guiana
A country in Americas
The number of individual languages listed for French Guiana is 13. All are living languages. Of these, 7 are indigenous and 6 are non-indigenous. Furthermore, 1 is institutional, 4 are developing, 3 are vigorous, 4 are in trouble, and 1 is dying.
Sovereignty Comment
Overseas department and integral part of France
Population Full

269,000 (2016 UNDESA)

Principal Languages
French
Literacy Rate
83% (2017 UNESCO)
Immigrant Languages
Haitian Creole, Hmong Njua, North Levantine Spoken Arabic (800)
General References
Butt 1966, Crevels 2007
Deaf Population
220–1,800
Language Counts
The number of individual languages listed for French Guiana is 13. All are living languages. Of these, 7 are indigenous and 6 are non-indigenous. Furthermore, 1 is institutional, 4 are developing, 3 are vigorous, 4 are in trouble, and 1 is dying.
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