Official Name
State of Palestine
General Remarks
Recognized by the United Nations during the interim period, based on the Israeli-Palestinian Declaration of Principles of 1993 (also known as the Oslo Accords), and the Interim agreement of 1995
Principal Languages
Standard Arabic
Literacy Rate
41% (2010 UNESCO)
Immigrant Languages
Hebrew (200,000)
General References
Fischer and Jastrow 1980
Language Counts
The number of individual languages listed for Palestine is 6. All are living languages. Of these, 1 is institutional, 1 is developing, 2 are vigorous, and 2 are dying.