Niger

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Official Name
Republic of Niger, République du Niger
Population

17,129,000 (2012 UNSD)

Principal Languages
French
Literacy Rate
15% (2005 UNESCO)
Deaf Population
16,000
General References
Applegate 1970; Bendor-Samuel and Hartell 1989; Nicolaï 1979, 1981, 1983; Sapir 1971; Vanderaa 1991
Language Counts
The number of individual languages listed for Niger is 21. All are living languages. Of these, 4 are institutional, 7 are developing, 9 are vigorous, and 1 is in trouble.
Products
See full country report.