Endangered Languages in the World

Proportion of the Degrees of Endangerment

Median Language Endangerment By Country

Almost a staggering half of all the vulnerable languages in the US are extinct!

How does Literacy Rate Affect Language Endangerment

The most literate countries seem to have a higher proportion of definitely endangered languages compared to the bottom 10% (or least literate countries)

Countries with minority education policies have lower percent of extinct languages

How does Infant Mortality Rate Affect Language Endangerment

A lot more languages are definitely and severely endangered for countries with good infant mortality care compared to countries with bad or high infant mortality rate

A lot more countries are severely endangered in advanced economies where infant mortality is low and there is no minority education policy