Malta

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Official Name
Republic of Malta, Repubblika Ta’Malta
Population
405,000
Principal Languages
English, Maltese
Literacy Rate
94% (2005 UNESCO)
Immigrant Languages
Arabic (250), Italian (2,430)
Deaf Population
20,800
Deaf Institutions
3
General References
Bateson 1967
Language Counts
The number of individual languages listed for Malta is 3. All are living languages. Of these, 2 are institutional and 1 is vigorous.