Republic of Palau
21,000 (2015 UNDESA)
Self-governing republic in a compact of free association with the United States, the latter providing military defense and subsidies
100% (2015 World Factbook)
Chinese (380), Japanese (120), Tagalog (2,230)
Bender, B. 1971, Bender 1981, Bender and Capelle 1996, Bender and Rehg 1991
The number of individual languages listed for Palau is 4. All are living languages. Of these, 3 are indigenous and 1 is non-indigenous. Furthermore, 2 are institutional, 1 is in trouble, and 1 is dying.