Official Name
State of Palestine

4,170,000 (2013 World Bank)

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
Armenian, 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.