Peru

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Peru
A country in Americas
The number of individual languages listed for Peru is 104. Of these, 93 are living and 11 are extinct. Of the living languages, 7 are institutional, 35 are developing, 5 are vigorous, 31 are in trouble, and 15 are dying.
Official Name
Republic of Peru
Population

30,475,000 (2013 UNDESA)

Principal Languages
Spanish
Literacy Rate
85% (2008 UNESCO)
Immigrant Languages
Chinese (100,000), North Bolivian Quechua
Deaf Population
1,434,000
General References
Campbell 1997; Crevels 2007; Loos 1973; Payne 1991, 1993; Wise 1983
Language Counts
The number of individual languages listed for Peru is 104. Of these, 93 are living and 11 are extinct. Of the living languages, 7 are institutional, 35 are developing, 5 are vigorous, 31 are in trouble, and 15 are dying.
Products
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