New Zealand

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New Zealand
A country in Pacific
The number of individual languages listed for New Zealand is 4. All are living languages. Of these, 2 are indigenous and 2 are non-indigenous. Furthermore, 1 is institutional and 3 are in trouble.
Population

4,510,000 (2014 UNSD)

General Remarks
Auckland Region includes Great Barrier and Little Barrier reefs, Kawau, Motutapua, Ponui, Rangitoto, Waiheke islands and others in Hauraki Gulf; Bay of Plenty includes Motiti, White, and Whale islands; Chatham Islands (region) includes Rekohua (Chatham) and Rangiauria (Pitt) islands; Marlborough includes Arapawa, D’Urville islands and others in Cook Strait; Northland includes Hens and Chickens group, Poor Knights Islands and other coastal islets; Southland includes Stewart, Puauke, Resolution, Codfish, Solander and other smaller islands; Tazman includes Rabbit and Adele islands; Waikato includes Cuvier and Mercury islands; and Wellington (region) includes Kapiti and Mana islands. Other remote island areas with ISO 3166 codes and in political association with NZ: Tokelau, Cook Islands, Niue, and Ross Dependency (Antarctica claim). Source: Statoids (Nov. 2015)
Principal Languages
English
Literacy Rate
99% (2011 USDS)
Immigrant Languages
Afrikaans (27,400), Angloromani (1,300), Arabic (9,850), Fijian (4,980), French (49,100), Gujarati (15,900), Hindi (66,300), Italian (8,510), Japanese (20,900), Khmer (6,040), Korean (26,400), Mandarin Chinese (52,300), Niue (5,690), Pukapuka (1,500), Rakahanga-Manihiki (2,500), Rarotongan (8,100), Samoan (86,400), Spanish (27,000), Standard German (36,600), Tagalog (29,000), Tokelauan (2,800), Tongan (31,800), Tuvaluan (600), Yue Chinese (44,600)
International Conventions
CDE (1963), CPPDCE (2007), ICCPR (1978)
General References
Besnier 1992, Campbell and King 2011, Tryon 1995, Wurm and Hattori 1981
Deaf Population
9000
Language Counts
The number of individual languages listed for New Zealand is 4. All are living languages. Of these, 2 are indigenous and 2 are non-indigenous. Furthermore, 1 is institutional and 3 are in trouble.
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