Niger

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Niger
A country in Africa
The number of individual languages listed for Niger is 21. All are living languages. Of these, 18 are indigenous and 3 are non-indigenous. Furthermore, 4 are institutional, 7 are developing, 9 are vigorous, and 1 is in trouble.
Official Name
Republic of Niger
Population

18,046,000 (2015 USCB)

Principal Languages
French
Literacy Rate
26% (2015 UNESCO)
Deaf Population
16,000
General References
Applegate 1970, Bendor-Samuel and Hartell 1989, Nicolaï 1979, Nicolaï 1981, Nicolaï 1983, Sapir 1971, Vanderaa 1991
Language Counts
The number of individual languages listed for Niger is 21. All are living languages. Of these, 18 are indigenous and 3 are non-indigenous. Furthermore, 4 are institutional, 7 are developing, 9 are vigorous, and 1 is in trouble.
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