Vanuatu

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Vanuatu
A country in Pacific
The number of individual languages listed for Vanuatu is 113. Of these, 111 are living and 2 are extinct. Of the living languages, 109 are indigenous and 2 are non-indigenous. Furthermore, 5 are institutional, 21 are developing, 30 are vigorous, 44 are in trouble, and 11 are dying.
Official Name
Republic of Vanuatu
Population

265,000 (2015 UNDESA World Prospects)

Principal Languages
Bislama, English, French
Literacy Rate
84% (2013 World Bank)
Immigrant Languages
Chinese (300), Fijian (350), Kiribati (370), Tahitian, Tongan, Vietnamese (770), Wallisian (780)
General References
Lynch and Crowley 2001, Tryon 1971, Tryon 1976, Tryon 1978, Tryon 1995, Wurm 2000, Wurm 2007, Wurm and Hattori 1981
Language Counts
The number of individual languages listed for Vanuatu is 113. Of these, 111 are living and 2 are extinct. Of the living languages, 109 are indigenous and 2 are non-indigenous. Furthermore, 5 are institutional, 21 are developing, 30 are vigorous, 44 are in trouble, and 11 are dying.
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