Sudan

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Official Name
Republic of the Sudan
Population
38,297,000
Principal Languages
English, Standard Arabic, Sudanese Spoken Arabic
Literacy Rate
62% (2010 UNESCO)
Deaf Population
48,900
Deaf Institutions
1
General References
Bender 1975, 1983, 1989; Bendor-Samuel and Hartell 1989; Doornbos and Bender 1983; Schadeberg and Bender 1981; Stevenson 1984
Language Counts
The number of individual languages listed for Sudan is 78. Of these, 76 are living and 2 are extinct. Of the living languages, 3 are institutional, 17 are developing, 12 are vigorous, 33 are in trouble, and 11 are dying.