Official Name
Department of Réunion, Département d’outre-mer de la Réunion
Sovereignty Comment
Overseas department and integral part of France
Population Full

816,000 (2009 census)

Principal Languages
Immigrant Languages
Chinese (21,000), Malagasy (8,000), Maore Comorian (1,500), Mwali Comorian (500), Ndzwani Comorian (3,000), Ngazidja Comorian (4,000)
General References
Holm 1989
Language Counts
The number of individual languages listed for Réunion is 3. All are living languages. Of these, 1 is institutional, 1 is developing, and 1 is vigorous.