Kuwait

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Kuwait
A country in Asia
The number of individual languages listed for Kuwait is 3. All are living languages. Of these, 1 is indigenous and 2 are non-indigenous. Furthermore, 2 are institutional and 1 is in trouble.
Official Name
State of Kuwait
Population

2,789,000 (2015 World Factbook)

Principal Languages
Gulf Spoken Arabic, Standard Arabic
Literacy Rate
96% (2013 USCB)
Immigrant Languages
Egyptian Spoken Arabic (246,000), Najdi Spoken Arabic (366,000), Northern Kurdish, South Levantine Spoken Arabic (123,000)
Deaf Population
110,300
General References
Holes 1990, Ingham 1982, Johnstone 1967
Language Counts
The number of individual languages listed for Kuwait is 3. All are living languages. Of these, 1 is indigenous and 2 are non-indigenous. Furthermore, 2 are institutional and 1 is in trouble.
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