Vanuatu

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Official Name
Republic of Vanuatu, Ripablik Blong Vanuatu
Population
234,000
National Languages
English, French
Literacy Rate
81% (2010 UNESCO)
Immigrant Languages
Chinese (300), Fijian (350), Kiribati (370), Tahitian, Tongan, Vietnamese (770), Wallisian (780)
General References
Lynch and Crowley 2001; Tryon 1971, 1976, 1978, 1995; Wurm 2000, 2007; Wurm and Hattori 1981
Language Counts
The number of individual languages listed for Vanuatu is 112. Of these, 110 are living and 2 are extinct. Of the living languages, 5 are institutional, 22 are developing, 28 are vigorous, 44 are in trouble, and 11 are dying.