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Philippines
A country in Asia
The number of individual languages listed for Philippines is 187. Of these, 183 are living and 4 are extinct. Of the living languages, 175 are indigenous and 8 are non-indigenous. Furthermore, 41 are institutional, 73 are developing, 45 are vigorous, 13 are in trouble, and 11 are dying.
Official Name
Republic of the Philippines
Population

100,699,000 (2015 UNDESA)

Principal Languages
English, Filipino, Tagalog
Literacy Rate
95% (2015 UNESCO)
Immigrant Languages
Hindi (2,420), Indonesian (2,580), Japanese (2,900), Korean, Sindhi (20,000), Standard Arabic, Standard German (960), Vietnamese
Deaf Population
2,914,600
General References
Campbell and King 2011, Crystal 2003a, Lobel 2004, Lobel 2005, Lobel 2012, Reid 1971, Wurm 2007, Zorc 1977
Language Counts
The number of individual languages listed for Philippines is 187. Of these, 183 are living and 4 are extinct. Of the living languages, 175 are indigenous and 8 are non-indigenous. Furthermore, 41 are institutional, 73 are developing, 45 are vigorous, 13 are in trouble, and 11 are dying.
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