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Sweden
A country in Europe
The number of individual languages listed for Sweden is 13. All are living languages. Of these, 9 are indigenous and 4 are non-indigenous. Furthermore, 6 are institutional, 4 are developing, and 3 are dying.
Official Name
Kingdom of Sweden
Population

9,779,000 (2015 UNDESA)

Principal Languages
Swedish
Literacy Rate
99% (2011 USDS)
Immigrant Languages
Arabic (153,000), Assyrian Neo-Aramaic (52,100), Balkan Romani, Chinese, Eastern Yiddish (4,000), English (54,300), Greek (14,000), Hungarian (24,200), Iranian Persian (74,000), Northern Kurdish (83,600), Norwegian (54,300), Polish (76,300), Romanian (18,500), Russian (28,900), Serbo-Croatian (122,000), Somali (53,200), Spanish (106,000), Standard Estonian (13,000), Standard German (72,400), Thai (30,400), Tigrigna (18,600), Tosk Albanian (54,500), Turkish (45,200), Yue Chinese (20,300)
Deaf Population
8,000–10,000
General References
Campbell and King 2011, Comrie 1987, Haugen 1992, Salminen 2007, Winsa 1998
Language Counts
The number of individual languages listed for Sweden is 13. All are living languages. Of these, 9 are indigenous and 4 are non-indigenous. Furthermore, 6 are institutional, 4 are developing, and 3 are dying.
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