Peru

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Peru
A country in Americas
The number of individual languages listed for Peru is 104. Of these, 93 are living and 11 are extinct. Of the living languages, 91 are indigenous and 2 are non-indigenous. Furthermore, 7 are institutional, 37 are developing, 5 are vigorous, 29 are in trouble, and 15 are dying.
Official Name
Republic of Peru
Population

30,814,000 (2014 UNSD)

Principal Languages
Spanish
Literacy Rate
94% (2012 World Bank)
Immigrant Languages
Chinese (100,000), North Bolivian Quechua
Deaf Population
330,000
General References
Campbell 1997, Crevels 2007, Loos 1973, Payne 1991, Payne 1993, Wise 1983
Language Counts
The number of individual languages listed for Peru is 104. Of these, 93 are living and 11 are extinct. Of the living languages, 91 are indigenous and 2 are non-indigenous. Furthermore, 7 are institutional, 37 are developing, 5 are vigorous, 29 are in trouble, and 15 are dying.
Products
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