Benin

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Benin
A country in Africa
The number of individual languages listed for Benin is 55. All are living languages. Of these, 50 are indigenous and 5 are non-indigenous. Furthermore, 8 are institutional, 21 are developing, 24 are vigorous, 1 is in trouble, and 1 is dying.
Official Name
Republic of Benin
Population Full

10,900,000 (2016 World Bank)

Principal Languages
French
Literacy Rate
38% (2017 UNESCO)
Immigrant Languages
Mòoré
General References
Bendor-Samuel and Hartell 1989, Vanderaa 1991
Deaf Population
12,500
Language Counts
The number of individual languages listed for Benin is 55. All are living languages. Of these, 50 are indigenous and 5 are non-indigenous. Furthermore, 8 are institutional, 21 are developing, 24 are vigorous, 1 is in trouble, and 1 is dying.
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