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India
A country in Asia
The number of individual languages listed for India is 462. Of these, 448 are living and 14 are extinct. Of the living languages, 420 are indigenous and 28 are non-indigenous. Furthermore, 64 are institutional, 126 are developing, 190 are vigorous, 55 are in trouble, and 13 are dying.
Official Name
Republic of India
Population

1,295,292,000 (2014 World Bank)

Principal Languages
English, Hindi
Literacy Rate
71% (2015 World Factbook)
Immigrant Languages
Arabic (51,700), Armenian (500), Burushaski, Chinese, Iranian Persian (18,000), Judeo-Iraqi Arabic, Northern Pashto (11,100), Uyghur
General References
Bradley 1997, Bradley 2005, Breton 1997, Campbell and King 2011, Hugoniot 1970, Marrison 1967, Masica 1991, Matisoff et al 1996, Singh 1994a, Singh 1994b, Singh 1995a, Singh 1995b, Van Bik 2006, Van Driem 2001, Van Driem 2007
Deaf Population
Over 10,000,000
Language Counts
The number of individual languages listed for India is 462. Of these, 448 are living and 14 are extinct. Of the living languages, 420 are indigenous and 28 are non-indigenous. Furthermore, 64 are institutional, 126 are developing, 190 are vigorous, 55 are in trouble, and 13 are dying.
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