Djibouti

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Djibouti
A country in Africa
The number of individual languages listed for Djibouti is 5. All are living languages. Of these, 2 are indigenous and 3 are non-indigenous. Furthermore, 2 are institutional, 2 are developing, and 1 is vigorous.
Official Name
Republic of Djibouti
Population

865,000 (2015 World Factbook)

Principal Languages
French, Standard Arabic
Literacy Rate
68% (2011 USDS)
Immigrant Languages
Amharic (1,400), Hindi (600), Omani Spoken Arabic (38,900), Tigrigna (600)
General References
Welmers 1971a
Language Counts
The number of individual languages listed for Djibouti is 5. All are living languages. Of these, 2 are indigenous and 3 are non-indigenous. Furthermore, 2 are institutional, 2 are developing, and 1 is vigorous.