Western Africa

Cape Verde Cape Verde Cape Verde Cape Verde Sierra Leone Cape Verde Gambia Guinea-Bissau Togo Sierra Leone Liberia Benin Senegal Ghana Guinea Burkina Faso Côte d'Ivoire Nigeria Mauritania Niger Mali

Western Africa

Population
327,920,000
Living Languages
886
Institutional: 58, Developing: 221, Vigorous: 501, In Trouble: 57, Dying: 49
 
 
For categories, see Development and Endangerment above.

Benin

Population
9,365,000
Living Languages
55
Languages by Status
 
Institutional
8
Developing
21
Vigorous
24
In Trouble
1
Dying
1

Burkina Faso

Population
16,935,000
Living Languages
70
Languages by Status
 
Institutional
4
Developing
25
Vigorous
27
In Trouble
13
Dying
1

Cape Verde Islands

Population
499,000
Living Languages
2
Languages by Status
 
Institutional
2

Côte d’Ivoire

Population
20,316,000
Living Languages
81
Languages by Status
 
Institutional
4
Developing
36
Vigorous
35
In Trouble
5
Dying
1

Gambia

Population
1,882,000
Living Languages
11
Languages by Status
 
Institutional
4
Developing
2
Vigorous
4
In Trouble
1

Ghana

Population
26,428,000
Living Languages
81
Languages by Status
 
Institutional
13
Developing
46
Vigorous
15
In Trouble
7

Guinea

Population
11,474,000
Living Languages
37
Languages by Status
 
Institutional
6
Developing
10
Vigorous
17
In Trouble
2
Dying
2

Guinea-Bissau

Population
1,704,000
Living Languages
22
Languages by Status
 
Institutional
1
Developing
7
Vigorous
9
In Trouble
3
Dying
2

Liberia

Population
3,865,000
Living Languages
31
Languages by Status
 
Institutional
3
Developing
17
Vigorous
11

Mali

Population
15,302,000
Living Languages
66
Languages by Status
 
Institutional
7
Developing
18
Vigorous
35
In Trouble
6

Mauritania

Population
3,890,000
Living Languages
7
Languages by Status
 
Institutional
3
Developing
3
Dying
1

Niger

Population
17,129,000
Living Languages
21
Languages by Status
 
Institutional
4
Developing
7
Vigorous
9
In Trouble
1

Nigeria

Population
172,713,000
Living Languages
520
Languages by Status
 
Institutional
20
Developing
77
Vigorous
353
In Trouble
27
Dying
43

Senegal

Population
13,509,000
Living Languages
38
Languages by Status
 
Institutional
4
Developing
18
Vigorous
7
In Trouble
8
Dying
1

Sierra Leone

Population
6,092,000
Living Languages
25
Languages by Status
 
Institutional
6
Developing
14
Vigorous
2
In Trouble
1
Dying
2

Togo

Population
6,817,000
Living Languages
43
Languages by Status
 
Institutional
4
Developing
22
Vigorous
15
In Trouble
2