Lebanon

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Lebanon
A country in Asia
The number of individual languages listed for Lebanon is 6. All are living languages. Of these, 1 is indigenous and 5 are non-indigenous. Furthermore, 4 are institutional and 2 are developing.
Official Name
Lebanese Republic
Population

5,851,000 (2015 UNDESA)

Principal Languages
French, North Levantine Spoken Arabic, Standard Arabic
Literacy Rate
94% (2015 UNESCO)
Immigrant Languages
Assyrian Neo-Aramaic (1,200), Chaldean Neo-Aramaic (22,300), Turoyo (18,000)
Deaf Population
12,000
General References
Fischer and Jastrow 1980, Fleisch 1974, Sebeok 1963
Language Counts
The number of individual languages listed for Lebanon is 6. All are living languages. Of these, 1 is indigenous and 5 are non-indigenous. Furthermore, 4 are institutional and 2 are developing.
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