Thailand

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Thailand
A country in Asia
The number of individual languages listed for Thailand is 71. All are living languages. Of these, 50 are indigenous and 21 are non-indigenous. Furthermore, 3 are institutional, 25 are developing, 17 are vigorous, 21 are in trouble, and 5 are dying.
Official Name
Kingdom of Thailand
Population Full

68,414,000 (2017 World Factbook)

Principal Languages
Thai
Literacy Rate
95% (2017 UNSD)
Immigrant Languages
Burmese (828,000), Hindi (22,900), Japanese (70,700), Kayan (180), Lao, Rohingya (5,000), Samtao, Sinhala, Tai Daeng, Tamil, Vietnamese (8,280)
General References
Bradley 2007a, Campbell and King 2011, Lebar et al 1964, Matisoff 1991, Matisoff et al 1996, Prachakij-karacak 1995, Purnell 1970, Smalley 1976, Wurm and Hattori 1981
Deaf Population
90,000–300,000
Language Counts
The number of individual languages listed for Thailand is 71. All are living languages. Of these, 50 are indigenous and 21 are non-indigenous. Furthermore, 3 are institutional, 25 are developing, 17 are vigorous, 21 are in trouble, and 5 are dying.
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