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
15%
0%
23%
61%
13
flagPoland
23%
9%
12%
54%
629
flagthe United Kingdom
37%
5%
16%
40%
37
flagthe United States
45%
9%
19%
25%
31
flagUnknown
50%
19%
15%
15%
26

Gender

men44%
women48%
India
30%
31%
Russia
12%
8%
United States
12%
11%
Papua New Guinea
44%
48%

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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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