Sudan

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Official Name
Republic of the Sudan
Population
30,894,000
Principal Languages
English, Standard Arabic, Sudanese Spoken Arabic
Literacy Rate
62% (2010 UNESCO)
Deaf Population
48,900
Deaf Institutions
1
General References
Bender 1975, 1983, 1989; Bendor-Samuel and Hartell 1989; Doornbos and Bender 1983; Schadeberg and Bender 1981; Stevenson 1984
Language Counts
The number of individual languages listed for Sudan is 78. Of these, 75 are living and 3 are extinct. Of the living languages, 3 are institutional, 14 are developing, 18 are vigorous, 23 are in trouble, and 17 are dying.