Burkina Faso

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Population
14,197,000
National Languages
French
Literacy Rate
22% (2007 UNESCO)
Immigrant Languages
American Sign Language, Jowulu (1,000)
General References
Bendor-Samuel and Hartell 1989; Kedrebeogo and Yago 1988; Tiendrebeogo 1983; Tiendrebeogo and Yago 1983; Vanderaa 1991
Language Counts
The number of individual languages listed for Burkina Faso is 68. All are living languages. Of these, 4 are institutional, 25 are developing, 26 are vigorous, 12 are in trouble, and 1 is dying.