Which country has the most native languages?

India
Russia
United States
Papua New Guinea
Papua New Guinea has over 820 in­dige­nous lan­guages, more than any other country (12% of the world's total). The country has also the highest Lin­guis­tic Di­ver­si­ty Index of 99% (the prob­a­bil­i­ty that two people selected from the pop­u­la­tion at random will have dif­fer­ent mother tongues).

Answers distribution

India
Russia
United States
Papua New Guinea
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flagthe Netherlands
8%
16%
25%
50%
12
flagGermany
27%
8%
19%
44%
36
flagPoland
27%
12%
17%
42%
2099
flagthe United Kingdom
32%
16%
14%
37%
75
flagItaly
27%
36%
0%
36%
11
flagUnknown
33%
14%
19%
32%
319
flagthe United States
40%
8%
20%
31%
45
flagSweden
50%
10%
30%
10%
10

Gender

men36%
women46%
India
29%
25%
Russia
14%
9%
United States
19%
18%
Papua New Guinea
36%
46%

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Quel pays a le plus grand nombre de langues autochtones?
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Welches Land hat die größte Anzahl von Muttersprachen?
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¿Qué país tiene el mayor número de idiomas nativos?
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Which country has the most native languages?
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29%
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Welk land heeft het grootste aantal inheemse talen?
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Qual país tem o maior número de línguas nativas?
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Quale paese ha il maggior numero di lingue native?
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