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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flagUkraine
10%
10%
0%
80%
10
flagthe Netherlands
8%
16%
25%
50%
12
flagPoland
27%
11%
18%
43%
2348
flagGermany
30%
9%
18%
41%
43
flagthe United Kingdom
30%
15%
15%
38%
85
flagSweden
27%
11%
22%
38%
18
flagItaly
27%
36%
0%
36%
11
flagUnknown
33%
14%
19%
32%
326
flagthe United States
37%
6%
22%
32%
58
flagRepublic of Ireland
0%
50%
40%
10%
10

Gender

men36%
women45%
India
29%
25%
Russia
13%
10%
United States
20%
18%
Papua New Guinea
36%
45%

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Quel pays a le plus grand nombre de langues autochtones?
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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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32%
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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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Welk land heeft het grootste aantal inheemse talen?
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Welches Land hat die größte Anzahl von Muttersprachen?
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