Saudi Arabia

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Saudi Arabia
A country in Asia
The number of individual languages listed for Saudi Arabia is 7. All are living languages. Of these, 5 are indigenous and 2 are non-indigenous. Furthermore, 2 are institutional, 3 are vigorous, and 2 are in trouble.
Official Name
Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Population Full

32,276,000 (2016 UNSD)

Principal Languages
Najdi Spoken Arabic, Standard Arabic
Literacy Rate
95% (2017 World Factbook)
Immigrant Languages
Bengali (15,000), Egyptian Spoken Arabic (300,000), North Levantine Spoken Arabic (189,000), Omani Spoken Arabic (68,000), Rohingya (500,000), Sanaani Spoken Arabic (250,000), Somali (34,000), South Levantine Spoken Arabic (227,000), Southern Balochi (10,300), Sudanese Spoken Arabic (86,000), Swahili (205,000), Tagalog (460,000), Ta’izzi-Adeni Spoken Arabic (500,000), 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
100,000
Language Counts
The number of individual languages listed for Saudi Arabia is 7. All are living languages. Of these, 5 are indigenous and 2 are non-indigenous. Furthermore, 2 are institutional, 3 are vigorous, and 2 are in trouble.
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