Saudi Arabia

Print
Saudi Arabia
A country in Asia
The number of individual languages listed for Saudi Arabia is 11. All are living languages. Of these, 5 are indigenous and 6 are non-indigenous. Furthermore, 2 are institutional, 3 are developing, 4 are vigorous, and 2 are in trouble.
Official Name
Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Population

30,887,000 (2014 World Bank)

Principal Languages
Najdi Spoken Arabic, Standard Arabic
Literacy Rate
95% (2015 World Factbook)
Immigrant Languages
Bengali (15,000), Egyptian Spoken Arabic (300,000), English (60,000), North Levantine Spoken Arabic (189,000), Rohingya (400,000), Somali (34,000), Southern Balochi (10,300), Sudanese Spoken Arabic (86,000), Swahili (205,000), Tagalog (460,000), Turkish (17,000), Urdu (382,000), Uyghur (5,920)
General References
Bateson 1967, Campbell and King 2011, Comrie 1987, Holes 1990, Ingham 1994, Johnstone 1967, Kaye 1987
Deaf Population
100000
Language Counts
The number of individual languages listed for Saudi Arabia is 11. All are living languages. Of these, 5 are indigenous and 6 are non-indigenous. Furthermore, 2 are institutional, 3 are developing, 4 are vigorous, and 2 are in trouble.
Page Views Left: