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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flagGermany
26%
7%
15%
50%
26
flagPoland
27%
11%
17%
43%
1776
flagthe United Kingdom
32%
13%
13%
40%
65
flagItaly
30%
30%
0%
40%
10
flagUnknown
34%
15%
20%
30%
278
flagthe United States
45%
7%
17%
30%
40

Gender

men36%
women47%
India
30%
25%
Russia
14%
9%
United States
19%
17%
Papua New Guinea
36%
47%

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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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