Federal Republic of Somalia
10,787,000 (2015 UNDESA)
Population figure unreliable, as many areas not open for census enumeration
English, Italian, Somali, Standard Arabic
38% (2011 USDS)
Ta’izzi-Adeni Spoken Arabic (10,000)
Campbell and King 2011, Lamberti 1986
The number of individual languages listed for Somalia is 13. All are living languages. Of these, 9 are indigenous and 4 are non-indigenous. Furthermore, 4 are institutional, 3 are developing, 5 are vigorous, and 1 is dying.
See full country report.