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, 9 are indigenous and 6 are non-indigenous. Furthermore, 2 are institutional, 5 are developing, 4 are vigorous, 3 are in trouble, and 1 is dying.
Official Name
Arab Republic of Egypt
Population Full

93,778,000 (2016 UNDESA)

Principal Languages
Egyptian Spoken Arabic, Standard Arabic
Literacy Rate
75% (2015 World Bank)
Immigrant Languages
Adyghe, Amharic (5,000), Greek, North Levantine Spoken Arabic (93,400), Sudanese Spoken Arabic (1,680,000), Ta’izzi-Adeni Spoken Arabic (93,400)
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, 9 are indigenous and 6 are non-indigenous. Furthermore, 2 are institutional, 5 are developing, 4 are vigorous, 3 are in trouble, and 1 is dying.
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