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
10%
0%
30%
60%
10
flagPoland
24%
10%
9%
54%
365
flagthe United Kingdom
26%
6%
33%
33%
15
flagthe United States
40%
10%
25%
25%
20
flagUnknown
41%
16%
25%
16%
12

Gender

men41%
women58%
India
34%
25%
Russia
11%
8%
United States
11%
6%
Papua New Guinea
41%
58%

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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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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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¿Qué país tiene el mayor número de idiomas nativos?
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Which country has the most native languages?
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30%
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Welk land heeft het grootste aantal inheemse talen?
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