Number of living languages by country - 2014

Number of living languages by country Updated 20-12-2014

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Number of living languages

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The map shows the indicator: Number of living languages. The data are for the different sovereign countries of the world.

Data source: Ethnologue.com. The data correspond to the last date of registration provided by the source.

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Color of the countries with the lowest data: light green.

Color of the countries with the highest data: dark green.

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You will eventually find a ranking of the best and lowest records for sovereign countries. You can download the data per country in CSV format or view it below the article.

Ranking of statistics – Number of living languages

The 5 highest records for sovereign countries (1 per country) since 2013 :

1 - Papua New Guinea - Number of living languages was 838 in 2013
2 - Indonesia - Number of living languages was 707 in 2013
3 - Nigeria - Number of living languages was 529 in 2013
4 - India - Number of living languages was 454 in 2013
5 - United States - Number of living languages was 420 in 2013

The 5 lowest records for sovereign countries (1 per country) since 2013 :

1 - North Korea - Number of living languages was 1 in 2013
2 - Iceland - Number of living languages was 2 in 2013
3 - Saint Lucia - Number of living languages was 2 in 2013
4 - Maldives - Number of living languages was 2 in 2013
5 - Cape Verde - Number of living languages was 2 in 2013

Data table - Number of living languages

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Ranking Country Data Date of information
1 Flag - Papua New Guinea Papua New Guinea 838 2013
2 Flag - Indonesia Indonesia 707 2013
3 Flag - Nigeria Nigeria 529 2013
4 Flag - India India 454 2013
5 Flag - United States United States 420 2013
6 Flag - China China 301 2013
7 Flag - Mexico Mexico 288 2013
8 Flag - Cameroon Cameroon 281 2013
9 Flag - Australia Australia 244 2013
10 Flag - Brazil Brazil 228 2013
11 Flag - Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo 215 2013
12 Flag - Philippines Philippines 193 2013
13 Flag - Canada Canada 173 2013
14 Flag - Malaysia Malaysia 146 2013
15 Flag - Russia Russia 139 2013
16 Flag - Chad Chad 132 2013
17 Flag - Tanzania Tanzania 127 2013
18 Flag - Nepal Nepal 125 2013
19 Flag - Myanmar Myanmar 117 2013
20 Flag - Vanuatu Vanuatu 116 2013
21 Flag - Vietnam Vietnam 110 2013
22 Flag - Côte d'Ivoire Côte d'Ivoire 96 2013
23 Flag - Peru Peru 94 2013
24 Flag - Laos Laos 92 2013
25 Flag - Ethiopia Ethiopia 90 2013
26 Flag - Colombia Colombia 87 2013
27 Flag - Ghana Ghana 86 2013
28 Flag - Thailand Thailand 85 2013
29 Flag - Central African Republic Central African Republic 84 2013
30 Flag - Iran Iran 80 2013
31 Flag - Pakistan Pakistan 77 2013
32 Flag - Sudan Sudan 75 2013
33 Flag - Kenya Kenya 72 2013
34 Flag - Burkina Faso Burkina Faso 71 2013
35 Flag - Solomon Islands Solomon Islands 71 2013
36 Flag - Mali Mali 70 2013
37 Flag - South Sudan South Sudan 68 2013
38 Flag - Germany Germany 66 2013
39 Flag - Republic of the Congo Republic of the Congo 64 2013
40 Flag - France France 62 2013
41 Flag - Benin Benin 56 2013
42 Flag - Zambia Zambia 55 2013
43 Flag - United Kingdom United Kingdom 55 2013
44 Flag - Israel Israel 52 2013
45 Flag - Venezuela Venezuela 50 2013
46 Flag - Mozambique Mozambique 49 2013
47 Flag - Senegal Senegal 47 2013
48 Flag - Turkey Turkey 46 2013
49 Flag - Togo Togo 46 2013
50 Flag - Bangladesh Bangladesh 45 2013
51 Flag - Kazakhstan Kazakhstan 44 2013
52 Flag - South Africa South Africa 44 2013
53 Flag - Bolivia Bolivia 44 2013
54 Flag - Gabon Gabon 43 2013
55 Flag - Uganda Uganda 43 2013
56 Flag - Ukraine Ukraine 42 2013
57 Flag - Italy Italy 42 2013
58 Flag - Afghanistan Afghanistan 41 2013
59 Flag - Netherlands Netherlands 39 2013
60 Flag - Guinea Guinea 39 2013
61 Flag - Botswana Botswana 39 2013
62 Flag - Uzbekistan Uzbekistan 39 2013
63 Flag - Angola Angola 38 2013
64 Flag - Namibia Namibia 38 2013
65 Flag - Azerbaijan Azerbaijan 37 2013
66 Flag - Argentina Argentina 36 2013
67 Flag - United Arab Emirates United Arab Emirates 35 2013
68 Flag - Bhutan Bhutan 34 2013
69 Flag - Liberia Liberia 32 2013
70 Flag - Singapore Singapore 32 2013
71 Flag - Kyrgyzstan Kyrgyzstan 32 2013
72 Flag - Tajikistan Tajikistan 32 2013
73 Flag - Libya Libya 30 2013
74 Flag - Paraguay Paraguay 29 2013
75 Flag - Belgium Belgium 29 2013
76 Flag - Georgia Georgia 28 2013
77 Flag - Cambodia Cambodia 27 2013
78 Flag - Turkmenistan Turkmenistan 27 2013
79 Flag - Taiwan Taiwan 27 2013
80 Flag - Sierra Leone Sierra Leone 27 2013
81 Flag - Egypt Egypt 27 2013
82 Flag - Iraq Iraq 26 2013
83 Flag - Guatemala Guatemala 26 2013
84 Flag - Guinea-Bissau Guinea-Bissau 26 2013
85 Flag - New Zealand New Zealand 25 2013
86 Flag - Gambia Gambia 24 2013
87 Flag - Ecuador Ecuador 24 2013
88 Flag - Zimbabwe Zimbabwe 24 2013
89 Flag - Greece Greece 23 2013
90 Flag - Malawi Malawi 23 2013
91 Flag - Sweden Sweden 23 2013
92 Flag - Switzerland Switzerland 23 2013
93 Flag - Spain Spain 22 2013
94 Flag - Syria Syria 22 2013
95 Flag - Suriname Suriname 22 2013
96 Flag - Romania Romania 22 2013
97 Flag - Croatia Croatia 21 2013
98 Flag - Madagascar Madagascar 21 2013
99 Flag - Fiji Fiji 21 2013
100 Flag - Algeria Algeria 21 2013
101 Flag - Niger Niger 21 2013
102 Flag - Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia 20 2013
103 Flag - Denmark Denmark 20 2013
104 Flag - Poland Poland 20 2013
105 Flag - Serbia Serbia 20 2013
106 Flag - Finland Finland 20 2013
107 Flag - Austria Austria 19 2013
108 Flag - Eritrea Eritrea 19 2013
109 Flag - Oman Oman 19 2013
110 Flag - Micronesia Micronesia 19 2013
111 Flag - East Timor East Timor 19 2013
112 Flag - Panama Panama 19 2013
113 Flag - Czech Republic Czech Republic 18 2013
114 Flag - Bulgaria Bulgaria 17 2013
115 Flag - Hungary Hungary 17 2013
116 Flag - Brunei Brunei 17 2013
117 Flag - Guyana Guyana 17 2013
118 Flag - Chile Chile 16 2013
119 Flag - Jordan Jordan 16 2013
120 Flag - Norway Norway 16 2013
121 Flag - Japan Japan 16 2013
122 Flag - Latvia Latvia 14 2013
123 Flag - Yemen Yemen 14 2013
124 Flag - Somalia Somalia 14 2013
125 Flag - Equatorial Guinea Equatorial Guinea 14 2013
126 Flag - Mauritius Mauritius 14 2013
127 Flag - Morocco Morocco 14 2013
128 Flag - Mongolia Mongolia 14 2013
129 Flag - Belize Belize 13 2013
130 Flag - Costa Rica Costa Rica 13 2013
131 Flag - Honduras Honduras 13 2013
132 Flag - Moldova Moldova 13 2013
133 Flag - Slovakia Slovakia 12 2013
134 Flag - Bahrain Bahrain 12 2013
135 Flag - Uruguay Uruguay 12 2013
136 Flag - Lithuania Lithuania 12 2013
137 Flag - Nicaragua Nicaragua 11 2013
138 Flag - Armenia Armenia 11 2013
139 Flag - Belarus Belarus 11 2013
140 Flag - Macedonia Macedonia 11 2013
141 Flag - Portugal Portugal 10 2013
142 Flag - Djibouti Djibouti 10 2013
143 Flag - Tunisia Tunisia 10 2013
144 Flag - Estonia Estonia 10 2013
145 Flag - Albania Albania 10 2013
146 Flag - Slovenia Slovenia 10 2013
147 Flag - Mauritania Mauritania 10 2013
148 Flag - Trinidad and Tobago Trinidad and Tobago 9 2013
149 Flag - Nauru Nauru 9 2013
150 Flag - Lebanon Lebanon 9 2013
151 Flag - Dominican Republic Dominican Republic 8 2013
152 Flag - Bosnia and Herzegovina Bosnia and Herzegovina 8 2013
153 Flag - Swaziland Swaziland 7 2013
154 Flag - El Salvador El Salvador 7 2013
155 Flag - Kuwait Kuwait 7 2013
156 Flag - Jamaica Jamaica 7 2013
157 Flag - Sri Lanka Sri Lanka 7 2013
158 Flag - Montenegro Montenegro 6 2013
159 Flag - Qatar Qatar 6 2013
160 Flag - Lesotho Lesotho 6 2013
161 Flag - Comoros Comoros 6 2013
162 Flag - Luxembourg Luxembourg 6 2013
163 Flag - Cyprus Cyprus 6 2013
164 Flag - Rwanda Rwanda 5 2013
165 Flag - Ireland Ireland 5 2013
166 Flag - Cuba Cuba 5 2013
167 Flag - São Tomé and Príncipe São Tomé and Príncipe 5 2013
168 Flag - Tonga Tonga 5 2013
169 Flag - Palau Palau 5 2013
170 Flag - Liechtenstein Liechtenstein 4 2013
171 Flag - Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 4 2013
172 Flag - Burundi Burundi 4 2013
173 Flag - Bahamas Bahamas 4 2013
174 Flag - Andorra Andorra 4 2013
175 Flag - Grenada Grenada 4 2013
176 Flag - Antigua and Barbuda Antigua and Barbuda 4 2013
177 Flag - Malta Malta 4 2013
178 Flag - Dominica Dominica 3 2013
179 Flag - Monaco Monaco 3 2013
180 Flag - Saint Kitts and Nevis Saint Kitts and Nevis 3 2013
181 Flag - Haiti Haiti 3 2013
182 Flag - Seychelles Seychelles 3 2013
183 Flag - Kiribati Kiribati 3 2013
184 Flag - Tuvalu Tuvalu 3 2013
185 Flag - South Korea South Korea 3 2013
186 Flag - Barbados Barbados 3 2013
187 Flag - Maldives Maldives 2 2013
188 Flag - Marshall Islands Marshall Islands 2 2013
189 Flag - Saint Lucia Saint Lucia 2 2013
190 Flag - Samoa Samoa 2 2013
191 Flag - Holy see and Vatican City Holy see and Vatican City 2 2013
192 Flag - San Marino San Marino 2 2013
193 Flag - Iceland Iceland 2 2013
194 Flag - Cape Verde Cape Verde 2 2013
195 Flag - North Korea North Korea 1 2013