Myanmar

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Official Name
Republic of the Union of Myanmar
Population
52,171,000
Principal Languages
Burmese
Literacy Rate
90% (2010 UNESCO)
Immigrant Languages
Chinese (1,015,000)
Deaf Population
2,684,500
Deaf Institutions
2
General References
Burling 2003; Bradley 1997, 2005, 2007; Comrie 1987; Hale 1982; Jones 1988; Lebar, Hickey, and Musgrave 1964; Manson 2010, 2011; Matisoff, Baron, and Lowe 1996; Thurgood and LaPolla 2003; van Bik 2006
Language Counts
The number of individual languages listed for Myanmar is 118. Of these, 117 are living and 1 is extinct. Of the living languages, 11 are institutional, 33 are developing, 50 are vigorous, 19 are in trouble, and 4 are dying.