Peru

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Peru
A country in Americas
The number of individual languages listed for Peru is 105. Of these, 93 are living and 12 are extinct. Of the living languages, 91 are indigenous and 2 are non-indigenous. Furthermore, 7 are institutional, 35 are developing, 6 are vigorous, 33 are in trouble, and 12 are dying.
Official Name
Republic of Peru
Population Full

31,774,000 (2016 UNSD)

Principal Languages
Spanish
Literacy Rate
94% (2017 World Factbook)
Immigrant Languages
Chinese (100,000), North Bolivian Quechua
International Conventions
CDE (1966), CPPDCE (2006), CSICH (2005), ICCPR (1978), ILOCITP (1994), UNDRIP (2007)
General References
Campbell 1997, Crevels 2007, Loos 1973, Payne 1991, Payne 1993, Wise 1983
Deaf Population
330,000
Language Counts
The number of individual languages listed for Peru is 105. Of these, 93 are living and 12 are extinct. Of the living languages, 91 are indigenous and 2 are non-indigenous. Furthermore, 7 are institutional, 35 are developing, 6 are vigorous, 33 are in trouble, and 12 are dying.
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