Palau

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Palau
A country in Pacific
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.
Official Name
Republic of Palau
Population

21,000 (2015 UNDESA)

General Remarks
Self-governing republic in a compact of free association with the United States, the latter providing military defense and subsidies
Principal Languages
English
Literacy Rate
100% (2015 World Factbook)
Immigrant Languages
Chinese (330), Japanese (120), Tagalog (2,000)
General References
Bender, B. 1971, Bender 1981, Bender and Capelle 1996, Bender and Rehg 1991
Language Counts
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.
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