Kenya

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Official Name
Republic of Kenya, Jamhuriya ya Kenya
Population
38,610,000
National Languages
English, Kiswahili
Literacy Rate
84% (2010 UNESCO)
Immigrant Languages
American Sign Language, Hadrami Spoken Arabic (10,000), Hindi, Maay, Ta’izzi-Adeni Spoken Arabic (10,000)
Deaf Institutions
25
General References
Bendor-Samuel and Hartell 1989; Heine and Möhlig 1980; Whiteley 1969, 1974
Language Counts
The number of individual languages listed for Kenya is 68. Of these, 67 are living and 1 is extinct. Of the living languages, 14 are institutional, 31 are developing, 16 are vigorous, 3 are in trouble, and 3 are dying.