Denmark

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Official Name
Kingdom of Denmark, Kongeriget Danmark, Kunngeqarfik Danmarki
Population
5,603,000
Principal Languages
Danish
Literacy Rate
99% (2011 USDS)
Immigrant Languages
Croatian (10,000), English (23,100), Icelandic (7,000), Iranian Persian (12,000), Iu Mien (8,000), Northern Kurdish (20,000), Polish (14,000), Serbian (15,000), Somali (16,000), Tamil (9,000), Thai (7,000), Turkish (30,000), Urdu (15,000), Vietnamese (12,000)
Deaf Population
5,000 (Danish Deaf Association)
Deaf Institutions
6
General References
Comrie 1987; Hancock 1992; Stephens 1976
Language Counts
The number of individual languages listed for Denmark is 8. Of these, 7 are living and 1 is extinct. Of the living languages, 4 are institutional, 2 are developing, and 1 is vigorous.