Bahrain

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Bahrain
A country in Asia
The number of individual languages listed for Bahrain is 6. All are living languages. Of these, 1 is indigenous and 5 are non-indigenous. Furthermore, 3 are institutional, 2 are developing, and 1 is vigorous.
Official Name
Kingdom of Bahrain
Population

1,275,000 (2013 UNDESA)

Principal Languages
Baharna Spoken Arabic, English, Standard Arabic
Literacy Rate
96% (2015 UNESCO)
Immigrant Languages
Kerinci (25,000), Korean (1,200), Malayalam (6,600), Northern Kurdish (25,000), Tagalog (22,000), Tamil (6,000), Telugu (6,000), Urdu (30,000)
General References
Al-Tajir 1982, Fischer and Jastrow 1980, Holes 1990, Johnstone 1967
Deaf Population
600
Language Counts
The number of individual languages listed for Bahrain is 6. All are living languages. Of these, 1 is indigenous and 5 are non-indigenous. Furthermore, 3 are institutional, 2 are developing, and 1 is vigorous.
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