Greece

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Official Name
Hellenic Republic
Population
10,815,000
Principal Languages
Greek
Literacy Rate
96% (2010 UNESCO)
Immigrant Languages
Arabic (28,000), Armenian (20,000), Assyrian Neo-Aramaic (2,000), English (8,000), Iranian Persian (10,000), Ladino (2,000), Northern Kurdish (22,000)
Deaf Population
42,600–634,600 (Van Cleve 1986)
Deaf Institutions
17
General References
Comrie 1987; Salminen 2007
Language Counts
The number of individual languages listed for Greece is 17. Of these, 16 are living and 1 is extinct. Of the living languages, 2 are institutional, 4 are developing, 3 are vigorous, 4 are in trouble, and 3 are dying.