About this database

Comprehensive reference work cataloging all of the world’s known living languages; currently contains over 7,000 profiles. Data reported include official and alternate names, geographical distribution, approximate number of speakers, language-family affiliation, script(s) used for writing, bibliographies, in some cases color maps, and status indicators

Coverage
Summary: 
Comprehensive reference work cataloging all of the world’s known living languages; currently contains over 7,000 profiles
Content Types: 
  • Maps
  • Statistics & Data
Dates: 
2000-present