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
answers
flagUkraine
12%
6%
0%
81%
16
flagthe Netherlands
5%
11%
17%
64%
17
flagSweden
25%
10%
20%
45%
20
flagPoland
27%
11%
17%
43%
2907
flagGermany
28%
8%
19%
43%
46
flagthe United Kingdom
30%
17%
15%
37%
93
flagItaly
33%
33%
0%
33%
12
flagthe United States
41%
9%
16%
32%
93
flagUnknown
34%
14%
18%
31%
355
flagRepublic of Ireland
14%
35%
35%
14%
14

Gender

men37%
women47%
India
29%
26%
Russia
13%
9%
United States
18%
16%
Papua New Guinea
37%
47%

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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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30%
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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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