Belgium

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Belgium
A country in Europe
The number of individual languages listed for Belgium is 11. All are living languages. Of these, 10 are indigenous and 1 is non-indigenous. Furthermore, 3 are institutional, 5 are developing, and 3 are in trouble.
Official Name
Kingdom of Belgium
Population

11,299,000 (2015 UNDESA)

Principal Languages
Dutch, French
Literacy Rate
100% (2015 UNESCO)
Immigrant Languages
Afrikaans, Algerian Spoken Arabic (10,800), Catalan, Chaldean Neo-Aramaic, Chinese (14,000), Italian (280,000), Iu Mien (200), Kabyle (49,000), Laz, Moroccan Spoken Arabic (105,000), Northern Kurdish (22,000), Portuguese (80,000), Spanish (82,400), Tachelhit, Tarifit, Tosk Albanian (3,000), Tunisian Spoken Arabic (8,900), Turkish (63,600), Turoyo (2,000), Western Yiddish
Deaf Population
610,120
General References
Comrie 1987, Stephens 1976
Language Counts
The number of individual languages listed for Belgium is 11. All are living languages. Of these, 10 are indigenous and 1 is non-indigenous. Furthermore, 3 are institutional, 5 are developing, and 3 are in trouble.
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