Austria

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Official Name
Republic of Austria, Republik Österreich
Population
8,282,000
National Languages
Standard German
Literacy Rate
98% (2011 USDS)
Immigrant Languages
Arabic (3,000), Assyrian Neo-Aramaic, Chinese (1,200), French (15,000), Greek (12,000), Iranian Persian (2,000), Northern Kurdish (23,000), Northern Zazaki, Polish (39,000), Turkish (68,000), Yeniche
Deaf Population
482,311
Deaf Institutions
17
General References
Comrie 1987; Stephens 1976
Language Counts
The number of individual languages listed for Austria is 11. All are living languages. Of these, 4 are institutional, 4 are developing, 1 is vigorous, and 2 are in trouble.