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 Full

1,411,000 (2017 World Bank)

General Remarks
Bahrain consists entirely of islands in the Gulf of Bahrain, part of the Persian Gulf. The largest island is Bahrain itself
Principal Languages
Baharna Spoken Arabic, English, Standard Arabic
Literacy Rate
95% (2017 UNSD)
Immigrant Languages
Kerinci (25,000), Korean (1,200), Malayalam (6,600), Northern Kurdish (44,600), Tagalog (39,500), Tamil (6,000), Telugu (6,000), Urdu (53,600)
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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