Saudi Arabia

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Saudi Arabia
A country in Asia
The number of individual languages listed for Saudi Arabia is 5. All are living languages and are indigenous. Furthermore, 2 are institutional and 3 are vigorous.
Official Name
Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Population

30,887,000 (2014 World Bank)

Principal Languages
Najdi Spoken Arabic, Standard Arabic
Literacy Rate
95% (2015 World Factbook)
Immigrant Languages
Bengali (15,000), Chinese (58,000), Egyptian Spoken Arabic (300,000), English (60,000), Indonesian (37,000), Iranian Persian (102,000), Italian (22,000), Korean (66,000), Rohingya (400,000), Somali (42,700), Sudanese Spoken Arabic (86,000), Tagalog (700,000), Urdu (382,000), Uyghur (5,920), Western Cham (100)
Deaf Population
100,000
General References
Bateson 1967, Campbell and King 2011, Comrie 1987, Holes 1990, Ingham 1994, Johnstone 1967, Kaye 1987
Language Counts
The number of individual languages listed for Saudi Arabia is 5. All are living languages and are indigenous. Furthermore, 2 are institutional and 3 are vigorous.
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