Egypt

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Egypt
A country in Africa
The number of individual languages listed for Egypt is 15. All are living languages. Of these, 10 are indigenous and 5 are non-indigenous. Furthermore, 2 are institutional, 5 are developing, 4 are vigorous, 2 are in trouble, and 2 are dying.
Official Name
Arab Republic of Egypt
Population

93,384,000 (2016 UNDESA)

Principal Languages
Egyptian Spoken Arabic, Standard Arabic
Literacy Rate
75% (2015 World Bank)
Immigrant Languages
Adyghe, Amharic (5,000), Armenian (6,000), Greek, North Levantine Spoken Arabic (93,400), Sudanese Spoken Arabic (1,680,000), Ta’izzi-Adeni Spoken Arabic (93,400)
International Conventions
ACHPR (1984), CDE (1962), CPPDCE (2007), CSICH (2005), ICCPR (1982), UNDRIP (2007)
General References
Applegate 1970, Wehr and Cowan 1976
Deaf Population
WHO in 2007 found 16% with hearing loss (approx. 15 million); of those, 8% had at least severe loss (approx. 1.2 million) (Rashdan 2016)
Language Counts
The number of individual languages listed for Egypt is 15. All are living languages. Of these, 10 are indigenous and 5 are non-indigenous. Furthermore, 2 are institutional, 5 are developing, 4 are vigorous, 2 are in trouble, and 2 are dying.
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