United Arab Emirates

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United Arab Emirates
A country in Asia
The number of individual languages listed for United Arab Emirates is 10. All are living languages. Of these, 1 is indigenous and 9 are non-indigenous. Furthermore, 3 are institutional, 6 are developing, and 1 is vigorous.
Official Name
United Arab Emirates
Population Full

9,270,000 (2016 UNSD)

Principal Languages
English, Standard Arabic
Literacy Rate
90% (2017 UNESCO)
Immigrant Languages
Bengali (327,000), Eastern Punjabi (191,000), Egyptian Spoken Arabic (273,000), Libyan Spoken Arabic (12,000), Malayalam (1,040,000), Omani Spoken Arabic (291,000), Rohingya (50,000), Sindhi (99,900), Sinhala (118,000), Somali (90,900), Southern Pashto (136,000), Sudanese Spoken Arabic (19,500), Swahili (5,300), Tagalog (291,000), Ta’izzi-Adeni Spoken Arabic (15,000), Telugu (445,000), Western Punjabi
General References
Sebeok 1970
Deaf Population
109,200
Language Counts
The number of individual languages listed for United Arab Emirates is 10. All are living languages. Of these, 1 is indigenous and 9 are non-indigenous. Furthermore, 3 are institutional, 6 are developing, and 1 is vigorous.
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