Poland

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Official Name
Republic of Poland, Rzeczpospolita Polska
Population
38,531,000
Principal Languages
Polish
Literacy Rate
99% (2010 UNESCO)
Immigrant Languages
Czech, Eastern Yiddish (5,840), Greek (114,000), Russian (60,000), Slovak (38,000)
Deaf Population
50,000–2,342,000 (1998)
Deaf Institutions
11
General References
Comrie 1987; Schenker and Stankiewicz 1980
Language Counts
The number of individual languages listed for Poland is 17. All are living languages. Of these, 3 are institutional, 8 are developing, 3 are vigorous, and 3 are dying.