Belgium

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Official Name
Kingdom of Belgium. Koninkrijk België, Royaume de Belgique, Königreich Belgien
Population
10,296,000
Principal Languages
Dutch, French
Literacy Rate
99% (2011 USDS)
Immigrant Languages
Algerian Spoken Arabic (10,800), Chinese (14,000), Eastern Yiddish (20,000), Italian (280,000), Iu Mien (200), Kabyle (49,000), Moroccan Spoken Arabic (105,000), Northern Kurdish (22,000), Portuguese (80,000), Spanish (70,000), Tosk Albanian (3,000), Tunisian Spoken Arabic (8,900), Turkish (63,600), Turoyo (2,000)
Deaf Population
610,120
Deaf Institutions
26
General References
Comrie 1987; Stephens 1976
Language Counts
The number of individual languages listed for Belgium is 10. All are living languages. Of these, 3 are institutional, 4 are developing, and 3 are in trouble.