Tonga

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Tonga
A country in Pacific
The number of individual languages listed for Tonga is 3. All are living languages. Of these, 2 are indigenous and 1 is non-indigenous. Furthermore, 2 are institutional and 1 is in trouble.
Official Name
Kingdom of Tonga
Population Full

107,000 (2016 UNDESA)

General Remarks
171 islands, 48 of them inhabited
Principal Languages
English, Tongan
Literacy Rate
99% (2006 World Bank)
Immigrant Languages
Chinese (2,000)
General References
Besnier 1992, Wurm and Hattori 1981
Language Counts
The number of individual languages listed for Tonga is 3. All are living languages. Of these, 2 are indigenous and 1 is non-indigenous. Furthermore, 2 are institutional and 1 is in trouble.
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