Russian Federation

Print
Russian Federation
A country in Europe
The number of individual languages listed for Russian Federation is 108. Of these, 106 are living and 2 are extinct. Of the living languages, 97 are indigenous and 9 are non-indigenous. Furthermore, 21 are institutional, 24 are developing, 4 are vigorous, 25 are in trouble, and 32 are dying.
Official Name
The Russian Federation
Population

143,507,000 (2014 UNSD)

Principal Languages
Russian
Literacy Rate
100% (2010 UNESCO)
Immigrant Languages
Abkhaz (6,790), Armenian (661,000), Assyrian Neo-Aramaic (4,470), Baltic Romani, Belarusian (174,000), Bulgarian (22,900), Crimean Tatar (310), Dungan (500), Gagauz (5,920), Georgian (171,000), Greek (42,500), Hungarian (6,890), Karakalpak (870), Kazakh (401,000), Kyrgyz (80,300), Lithuanian (31,300), Mandarin Chinese (70,700), Northern Kurdish (34,700), Northern Uzbek (273,500), Plautdietsch, Polish (67,400), Pontic (358,000), Romanian (117,000), Spanish (3,320), Standard Estonian (15,600), Standard German (2,070,000), Standard Latvian (30,100), Tajiki (142,000), Talysh (3,400), Turkish (146,000), Turkmen (30,800), Udi (2,270), Ukrainian (1,130,000), Uyghur (1,050), Vietnamese (10,100)
Deaf Population
120,500
General References
Bright 1992, Campbell and King 2011, Comrie 1987, Kibrik 1991, Michalchenko 2003, Salminen 2007, Sebeok 1963
Language Counts
The number of individual languages listed for Russian Federation is 108. Of these, 106 are living and 2 are extinct. Of the living languages, 97 are indigenous and 9 are non-indigenous. Furthermore, 21 are institutional, 24 are developing, 4 are vigorous, 25 are in trouble, and 32 are dying.
Products
See full country report.
Free Views Left: