Algeria

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Official Name
Democratic and Popular Republic of Algeria, al-Jumhuriya al-Jazãiriya ad-Dimuqratiya ash-Shabiya
Population
37,100,000
National Languages
Standard Arabic
Literacy Rate
64% (2006 UNESCO)
Immigrant Languages
Catalán, Hassaniyya Arabic (150,000), Kidal Tamasheq, Tadaksahak (1,800)
Deaf Institutions
3
General References
Applegate 1970; Bateson 1967; Cohen 1985; Fischer and Jastrow 1980; Marçais 1977; Zavadovskii 1962
Language Counts
The number of individual languages listed for Algeria is 17. All are living languages. Of these, 3 are institutional, 3 are developing, 3 are vigorous, 7 are in trouble, and 1 is dying.