Ghana

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Official Name
Republic of Ghana
Population
24,659,000
Principal Languages
Akan, English
Literacy Rate
61% (2010 UNESCO)
Immigrant Languages
Foodo (1,000)
Deaf Population
6,000
Deaf Institutions
20
General References
Barker 1986; Bendor-Samuel and Hartell 1989; Hall 1983; Kropp Dakubu 1988; Vanderaa 1991
Language Counts
The number of individual languages listed for Ghana is 81. All are living languages. Of these, 13 are institutional, 46 are developing, 15 are vigorous, and 7 are in trouble.