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Italy
A country in Europe
The number of individual languages listed for Italy is 34. All are living languages. Of these, 28 are indigenous and 6 are non-indigenous. Furthermore, 5 are institutional, 10 are developing, 4 are vigorous, 10 are in trouble, and 5 are dying.
Official Name
Italian Republic
Population

60,783,000 (2014 UNSD)

Principal Languages
Italian
Literacy Rate
99% (2010 UNESCO)
Immigrant Languages
Balkan Romani (5,000), Chinese (40,000), English (29,000), Judeo-Tripolitanian Arabic (5,000), Judeo-Tunisian Arabic, Kabuverdianu (10,000), Maltese (28,000), Northern Kurdish (3,500), Somali (50,600), Spanish (93,100)
Deaf Population
3,525,000
General References
Agard 1984, Campbell and King 2011, Comrie 1987, Hall 1974, Salminen 2007, Stephens 1976
Language Counts
The number of individual languages listed for Italy is 34. All are living languages. Of these, 28 are indigenous and 6 are non-indigenous. Furthermore, 5 are institutional, 10 are developing, 4 are vigorous, 10 are in trouble, and 5 are dying.
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