Democratic Republic of East Timor
1,202,000 (2014 World Bank)
Portuguese, Tetun Dili
68% (2015 UNESCO)
Fox 1991, Gray et al 2009, Grimes et al 1997, Ross 2005, Wurm 2007, Wurm and Hattori 1981
The number of individual languages listed for East Timor is 21. Of these, 20 are living and 1 is extinct. Of the living languages, 19 are indigenous and 1 is non-indigenous. Furthermore, 2 are institutional, 1 is developing, 11 are vigorous, 5 are in trouble, and 1 is dying.
See full country report.