Zambia

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Zambia
A country in Africa
The number of individual languages listed for Zambia is 46. All are living languages. Of these, 37 are indigenous and 9 are non-indigenous. Furthermore, 10 are institutional, 18 are developing, 12 are vigorous, 4 are in trouble, and 2 are dying.
Official Name
Republic of Zambia
Population

13,093,000 (2013 census)

Principal Languages
English
Literacy Rate
71% (2010 UNDESA)
Immigrant Languages
American Sign Language, Fwe, Hai||om, Hindi, Mandarin Chinese (20,000), Ndebele (5,800), Nyemba, Portuguese (2,000), Serbian (2,000), Urdu
Deaf Population
16,000
General References
Brenzinger 1998, Ohannessian and Kashoki 1978
Language Counts
The number of individual languages listed for Zambia is 46. All are living languages. Of these, 37 are indigenous and 9 are non-indigenous. Furthermore, 10 are institutional, 18 are developing, 12 are vigorous, 4 are in trouble, and 2 are dying.
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