Namibia

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Official Name
Republic of Namibia, Republik Namibia
Population
2,113,000
Principal Languages
English, Kwanyama
Literacy Rate
89% (2010 UNESCO)
Immigrant Languages
Chokwe (5,580), Kgalagadi (100), Luchazi (1,000), Luyana (180,000), Nkhumbi (100), Nyemba (9,540), Xiri (100)
Deaf Population
8,300
General References
Brenzinger 1998; Güldemann 1998, 2003; Güldemann and Vossen 2000; Haacke and Elderkin 1997; Maho 1998; Stanley 1968
Language Counts
The number of individual languages listed for Namibia is 30. All are living languages. Of these, 6 are institutional, 11 are developing, 9 are vigorous, and 4 are in trouble.