Marshall Islands

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Marshall Islands
A country in Pacific
The number of individual languages listed for Marshall Islands is 2. All are living languages. Of these, 1 is indigenous and 1 is non-indigenous. Furthermore, 2 are institutional.
Official Name
Republic of the Marshall Islands
Population Full

53,000 (2016 UNDESA)

General Remarks
Self-governing republic in a compact of free association with the United States, the latter providing military defense, subsidies, and access to social services. The Marshalls include numerous small islands and atolls, grouped into two chains: the Ratak Chain on the east, and the Ralik Chain on the west
Principal Languages
English, Marshallese
Literacy Rate
98% (2017 World Bank)
General References
Bender and Capelle 1996, Rehg and Bender 1990
Language Counts
The number of individual languages listed for Marshall Islands is 2. All are living languages. Of these, 1 is indigenous and 1 is non-indigenous. Furthermore, 2 are institutional.
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