Netherlands

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Official Name
Kingdom of the Netherlands, Koninkrijk der Nederlanden, Keninkryk fan de Nederlannen
Population
16,676,000
Principal Languages
Dutch
Literacy Rate
98% (2011 USDS)
Immigrant Languages
Ambonese Malay (45,000), Indonesian (300,000), Iranian Persian (5,000), Javanese (7,500), Kabuverdianu (20,000), Moroccan Spoken Arabic (30,000), Northern Kurdish (40,000), Papiamentu (80,000), Sranan, Tamil (7,000), Tarifit (200,000), Turkish (192,000), Turoyo (4,000), Vietnamese (16,000), Western Yiddish (400), Yue Chinese (70,000)
Deaf Population
28,000–932,000 (1998)
Deaf Institutions
44
General References
Comrie 1987; Kooij 1987; Stephens 1976
Language Counts
The number of individual languages listed for Netherlands is 15. All are living languages. Of these, 3 are institutional, 7 are developing, 4 are vigorous, and 1 is in trouble.