Jordan

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Official Name
Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan
Population
5,104,000
Principal Languages
South Levantine Spoken Arabic, Standard Arabic
Literacy Rate
89% (2010 UNESCO)
Immigrant Languages
Egyptian Spoken Arabic (10,000), Mesopotamian Spoken Arabic (500,000), North Mesopotamian Spoken Arabic (200,000), Northern Kurdish (4,000), South Azerbaijani (4,000)
Deaf Population
240,200
Deaf Institutions
2
General References
Fischer and Jastrow 1980; Ingham 1982; Johnstone 1967; Sebeok 1963
Language Counts
The number of individual languages listed for Jordan is 10. All are living languages. Of these, 2 are institutional, 3 are developing, 2 are vigorous, 2 are in trouble, and 1 is dying.