Bahrain

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Bahrain
A country in Asia
The number of individual languages listed for Bahrain is 5. All are living languages. Of these, 1 is indigenous and 4 are non-indigenous. Furthermore, 3 are institutional, 1 is developing, and 1 is vigorous.
Official Name
Kingdom of Bahrain
Population

1,275,000 (2013 UNDESA)

Principal Languages
Baharna Spoken Arabic, English, Standard Arabic
Literacy Rate
96% (2015 UNESCO)
Immigrant Languages
Iranian Persian (80,000), Kerinci (25,000), Korean (1,200), Malayalam (6,600), Northern Kurdish (25,000), Tagalog (22,000), Tamil (6,000), Telugu (6,000), Urdu (30,000)
Deaf Population
600
General References
Al-Tajir 1982, Fischer and Jastrow 1980, Holes 1990, Johnstone 1967
Language Counts
The number of individual languages listed for Bahrain is 5. All are living languages. Of these, 1 is indigenous and 4 are non-indigenous. Furthermore, 3 are institutional, 1 is developing, and 1 is vigorous.
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