Mali

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Official Name
Republic of Mali, République du Mali
Population
14,524,000
Principal Languages
French
Literacy Rate
20% (2010 UNESCO)
Immigrant Languages
Matya Samo (230), North Levantine Spoken Arabic (550), Siamou (20,000)
General References
Bendor-Samuel and Hartell 1989; Capron 1973; Manessy 1961, 1963, 1975, 1981; Nicolaï 1979, 1981, 1983
Language Counts
The number of individual languages listed for Mali is 66. All are living languages. Of these, 8 are institutional, 21 are developing, 33 are vigorous, and 4 are in trouble.