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Mexico
A country in Americas
The number of individual languages listed for Mexico is 289. Of these, 285 are living and 4 are extinct. Of the living languages, 281 are indigenous and 4 are non-indigenous. Furthermore, 1 is institutional, 88 are developing, 75 are vigorous, 88 are in trouble, and 33 are dying.
Official Name
United Mexican States
Population

121,737,000 (2015 USCB)

Principal Languages
Spanish
Literacy Rate
95% (2015 World Factbook)
Immigrant Languages
Arabic (400,000), Basque, Catalan, Chinese (31,000), English (350,000), Japanese (35,000), Q’anjob’al (8,340)
International Conventions
CPPDCE (2006), CSICH (2005), ICCPR (1981), ILOCITP (1990), UNDRIP (2007)
General References
Adelaar 2007, Campbell 1997, Egland et al 1983
Deaf Population
1,300,000–5,590,000 (1998)
Language Counts
The number of individual languages listed for Mexico is 289. Of these, 285 are living and 4 are extinct. Of the living languages, 281 are indigenous and 4 are non-indigenous. Furthermore, 1 is institutional, 88 are developing, 75 are vigorous, 88 are in trouble, and 33 are dying.
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