Costa Rica

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Official Name
Republic of Costa Rica, República de Costa Rica
Population
4,302,000
Principal Languages
Spanish
Literacy Rate
96% (2010 UNESCO)
Immigrant Languages
Yue Chinese (4,500)
Deaf Population
26,240
Deaf Institutions
9
General References
Adelaar 2007; Campbell 1997
Language Counts
The number of individual languages listed for Costa Rica is 10. All are living languages. Of these, 1 is institutional, 3 are developing, 2 are vigorous, 2 are in trouble, and 2 are dying.