Vanuatu

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Vanuatu
A country in Pacific
The number of individual languages listed for Vanuatu is 113. Of these, 111 are living and 2 are extinct. Of the living languages, 109 are indigenous and 2 are non-indigenous. Furthermore, 5 are institutional, 21 are developing, 31 are vigorous, 44 are in trouble, and 10 are dying.
Official Name
Republic of Vanuatu
Population Full

270,400 (2016 UNDESA)

General Remarks
Vanuatu is an island chain north-northeast of New Caledonia, with 6 island districts from north to south
Principal Languages
Bislama, English, French
Literacy Rate
83% (2017 UNESCO)
Immigrant Languages
Chinese (300), Fijian (350), Kiribati (370), Tahitian, Tongan, Vietnamese (770), Wallisian (780)
General References
François et al 2015, Lynch and Crowley 2001, Tryon 1971, Tryon 1976, Tryon 1978, Tryon 1995, Wurm 2000, Wurm 2007, Wurm and Hattori 1981
Language Counts
The number of individual languages listed for Vanuatu is 113. Of these, 111 are living and 2 are extinct. Of the living languages, 109 are indigenous and 2 are non-indigenous. Furthermore, 5 are institutional, 21 are developing, 31 are vigorous, 44 are in trouble, and 10 are dying.
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