Jordan

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Official Name
Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, al Mamlaka al Urduniya al Hashemiyah
Population
5,104,000
National Languages
Standard Arabic
Literacy Rate
89% (2010 UNESCO)
Immigrant Languages
Egyptian Spoken Arabic (10,000), Greek, Mesopotamian Spoken Arabic (500,000), North Mesopotamian Spoken Arabic (200,000), Northern Kurdish (4,000), South Azerbaijani (4,000)
Deaf Population
240,155
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, 4 are institutional, 1 is developing, 2 are vigorous, 2 are in trouble, and 1 is dying.