Malawi

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Malawi
A country in Africa
The number of individual languages listed for Malawi is 16. All are living languages. Of these, 12 are indigenous and 4 are non-indigenous. Furthermore, 3 are institutional, 6 are developing, and 7 are vigorous.
Official Name
Republic of Malawi
Population

17,200,000 (2015 World Bank)

Principal Languages
English
Literacy Rate
66% (2016 UNESCO)
Immigrant Languages
Bengali, Fipa, Greek (2,000), Gujarati (5,000), Portuguese (9,000), Shona, Urdu
International Conventions
ACHPR (1989), CPPDCE (2010), CSICH (2010), ICCPR (1993), UNDRIP (2007)
General References
Bendor-Samuel and Hartell 1989, Boeder 1984, Patai 1972
Language Counts
The number of individual languages listed for Malawi is 16. All are living languages. Of these, 12 are indigenous and 4 are non-indigenous. Furthermore, 3 are institutional, 6 are developing, and 7 are vigorous.
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