Sierra Leone

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Official Name
Republic of Sierra Leone
Population

6,092,000 (2013 World Bank)

Principal Languages
English
Literacy Rate
31% (2010 UNESCO)
Immigrant Languages
Greek (700), Yoruba (3,800)
Deaf Population
4,000
General References
Dalby 1962; Kamarah 2001; Vanderaa 1991
Language Counts
The number of individual languages listed for Sierra Leone is 25. All are living languages. Of these, 6 are institutional, 14 are developing, 2 are vigorous, 1 is in trouble, and 2 are dying.
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