Dominican Republic

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Official Name
República Dominicana
Population
9,379,000
National Languages
Spanish
Literacy Rate
90% (2010 UNESCO)
Immigrant Languages
Catalán, Chinese (25,000), Japanese (1,500), North Levantine Spoken Arabic (3,000), Southwestern Caribbean Creole English (22,000)
Deaf Population
60,000
Deaf Institutions
There are at least 30 primary schools for deaf students across the country most of which use an ASL variety of sign language
General References
Language Counts
The number of individual languages listed for Dominican Republic is 4. All are living languages. Of these, 1 is institutional, 2 are developing, and 1 is in trouble.