Netherlands

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Netherlands
A country in Europe
The number of individual languages listed for Netherlands is 15. All are living languages. Of these, 13 are indigenous and 2 are non-indigenous. Furthermore, 4 are institutional, 7 are developing, 3 are vigorous, and 1 is in trouble.
Official Name
Kingdom of the Netherlands
Population

16,854,000 (2014 World Bank)

Principal Languages
Dutch
Literacy Rate
98% (2011 USDS)
Immigrant Languages
Adyghe, Afrikaans, Ambonese Malay (45,000), Buru, Chaldean Neo-Aramaic, Indonesian (117,000), Iranian Persian (30,000), Javanese (7,500), Kabuverdianu (20,000), Mandarin Chinese (76,000), Moroccan Spoken Arabic (300,000), Northern Kurdish (72,000), Northern Zazaki, Papiamentu (80,000), Sarnami Hindustani, Spanish (20,000), Sranan, Tachelhit, Tamil (20,000), Tarifit (200,000), Turkish (384,000), Turoyo (4,000), Vietnamese (8,300), Vlax Romani (1,000), Western Yiddish (400), Yeniche
Deaf Population
28,000–932,000 (1998)
General References
Campbell and King 2011, Comrie 1987, Kooij 1987, Stephens 1976
Language Counts
The number of individual languages listed for Netherlands is 15. All are living languages. Of these, 13 are indigenous and 2 are non-indigenous. Furthermore, 4 are institutional, 7 are developing, 3 are vigorous, and 1 is in trouble.
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