Panama

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Panama
A country in Americas
The number of individual languages listed for Panama is 15. All are living languages. Of these, 9 are indigenous and 6 are non-indigenous. Furthermore, 1 is institutional, 9 are developing, 3 are vigorous, 1 is in trouble, and 1 is dying.
Official Name
Republic of Panama
Population

3,261,000 (2015 UNDESA)

Principal Languages
Spanish
Literacy Rate
98% (2015 UNESCO)
Immigrant Languages
Arabic (15,000), Hebrew, Japanese (1,200), Korean, Yue Chinese
Deaf Population
6,000
General References
Campbell 1997, Cohen 1976
Language Counts
The number of individual languages listed for Panama is 15. All are living languages. Of these, 9 are indigenous and 6 are non-indigenous. Furthermore, 1 is institutional, 9 are developing, 3 are vigorous, 1 is in trouble, and 1 is dying.
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