Kuwait

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Official Name
State of Kuwait
Population
3268000
Principal Languages
Gulf Spoken Arabic, Standard Arabic
Literacy Rate
92% (2008 UNESCO)
Immigrant Languages
Egyptian Spoken Arabic (246,000), Najdi Spoken Arabic (366,000), Northern Kurdish, South Levantine Spoken Arabic (123,000)
Deaf Population
110300
General References
Holes 1990; Ingham 1982; Johnstone 1967
Language Counts
The number of individual languages listed for Kuwait is 3. All are living languages. Of these, 2 are institutional and 1 is in trouble.