Austria

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Official Name
Republic of Austria, Republik Österreich
Population
8,421,000
Principal Languages
Czech, Sinte Romani, Slovak, Standard German
Literacy Rate
98% (2011 USDS)
Immigrant Languages
Arabic (3,000), Chinese (1,200), French (15,000), Greek (12,000), Iranian Persian (2,000), Northern Kurdish (23,000), Polish (39,000), Turkish (68,000)
Deaf Population
482,300
Deaf Institutions
17
General References
Comrie 1987; Stephens 1976
Language Counts
The number of individual languages listed for Austria is 11. All are living languages. Of these, 3 are institutional, 5 are developing, 1 is vigorous, and 2 are in trouble.