Greece

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Official Name
Hellenic Republic, Elliniki Dimokratia
Population
10,788,000
National Languages
Greek
Literacy Rate
96% (2010 UNESCO)
Immigrant Languages
Arabic (28,000), Armenian (20,000), Assyrian Neo-Aramaic (2,000), Balkan Gagauz Turkish, English (8,000), Iranian Persian (10,000), Ladino (2,000), Northern Kurdish (22,000), Russian, Serbian, Urum
Deaf Population
42,600–634,565 (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, 3 are institutional, 4 are developing, 2 are vigorous, 4 are in trouble, and 3 are dying.