Federal Republic of Somalia
11,100,000 (2016 PRB)
Population figure unreliable, as many areas not open for census enumeration
Somali, Standard Arabic
38% (2011 USDS)
Ta’izzi-Adeni Spoken Arabic (10,000)
ACHPR (1985), ICCPR (1990)
Campbell and King 2011, Lamberti 1986
The number of individual languages listed for Somalia is 13. All are living languages. Of these, 10 are indigenous and 3 are non-indigenous. Furthermore, 3 are institutional, 3 are developing, 6 are vigorous, and 1 is dying.
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