Sweden

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Official Name
Kingdom of Sweden, Konungariket Sverige, Ruotsin kuningaskunta
Population
9,500,000
Principal Languages
Swedish
Literacy Rate
99% (2011 USDS)
Immigrant Languages
Arabic (153,000), Assyrian Neo-Aramaic (52,100), Danish (56,900), English (54,300), Greek (14,000), Hungarian (24,200), Iranian Persian (74,000), Northern Kurdish (83,600), Norwegian (54,300), Polish (76,300), Romanian (18,500), Russian (28,900), Serbo-Croatian (122,000), Somali (53,200), Spanish (75,200), Standard Estonian (13,000), Standard German (72,400), Thai (30,400), Tigrigna (18,600), Tosk Albanian (54,500), Turkish (45,200), Yue Chinese (20,300)
Deaf Population
8,000–10,000
Deaf Institutions
72
General References
Comrie 1987; Haugen 1992; Salminen 2007; Winsa 1998
Language Counts
The number of individual languages listed for Sweden is 13. All are living languages. Of these, 6 are institutional, 4 are developing, and 3 are dying.