Libya

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Libya
A country in Africa
The number of individual languages listed for Libya is 10. Of these, 9 are living and 1 is extinct. Of the living languages, 8 are indigenous and 1 is non-indigenous. Furthermore, 2 are institutional, 1 is developing, 2 are vigorous, 3 are in trouble, and 1 is dying.
Official Name
State of Libya
Population Full

6,330,000 (2016 UNDESA)

Principal Languages
Libyan Spoken Arabic, Standard Arabic
Literacy Rate
91% (2017 World Factbook)
Immigrant Languages
Bulgarian (2,700), Egyptian Spoken Arabic (614,000), English (10,200), French (6,120), Greek (6,120), Hassaniyya Arabic (44,300), Italian (25,300), Korean (11,500), Maltese (5,400), Mandarin Chinese (1,730), Moroccan Spoken Arabic (279,000), Serbian (25,300), Sinhala (12,200), South Levantine Spoken Arabic (63,300), Sudanese Spoken Arabic (276,000), Tagalog (10,200), Ta’izzi-Adeni Spoken Arabic (120,000), Tunisian Spoken Arabic (196,000), Western Punjabi (63,300), Zaghawa (7,000)
General References
Applegate 1970, Cohen 1985, Welmers 1971b
Language Counts
The number of individual languages listed for Libya is 10. Of these, 9 are living and 1 is extinct. Of the living languages, 8 are indigenous and 1 is non-indigenous. Furthermore, 2 are institutional, 1 is developing, 2 are vigorous, 3 are in trouble, and 1 is dying.
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