Sierra Leone

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Sierra Leone
A country in Africa
The number of individual languages listed for Sierra Leone is 25. All are living languages. Of these, 20 are indigenous and 5 are non-indigenous. Furthermore, 5 are institutional, 14 are developing, 2 are vigorous, 1 is in trouble, and 3 are dying.
Official Name
Republic of Sierra Leone
Population

6,453,000 (2015 UNDESA)

Principal Languages
English
Literacy Rate
46% (2013 World Bank)
Immigrant Languages
Greek, Yoruba (3,800)
Deaf Population
4,000
General References
Campbell and King 2011, Dalby 1962, Kamarah 2001, Vanderaa 1991
Language Counts
The number of individual languages listed for Sierra Leone is 25. All are living languages. Of these, 20 are indigenous and 5 are non-indigenous. Furthermore, 5 are institutional, 14 are developing, 2 are vigorous, 1 is in trouble, and 3 are dying.
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