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1 (National). De facto national language. 4,640,000 in Norway. Population total all countries: 4,741,780.
2 (Provincial). Statutory provincial language in Sami Administrative District (1987, Sami Act, No. 12, Article 3). 15,000 in Norway (Krauss 1992). Population total all countries: 20,700. Ethnic population: 30,000 (1995 M. Krauss). 30,000–40,000.
Norwegian Sign Language
5 (Developing). 4,000 (Van Cleve 1986).
5 (Developing). 500 in Norway (Johnstone 1993). Ethnic population: 3,500.
6b (Threatened). 5,000 (1998 Federation of Norwegian Kven People). L2 users: From 1997 accepted as L2 in Norway.
6b (Threatened). 500 in Norway (Krauss 1992). 1,000–2,000 speakers in Norway and Sweden (Salminen 2007). Ethnic population: 1,000 (1995 M. Krauss).
6b (Threatened). 300 in Norway (Krauss 1992). Ethnic population: 600.
8b (Nearly extinct)
8b (Nearly extinct).