Yemen

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Yemen
A country in Asia
The number of individual languages listed for Yemen is 11. All are living languages. Of these, 7 are indigenous and 4 are non-indigenous. Furthermore, 1 is institutional, 6 are vigorous, 1 is in trouble, and 3 are dying.
Official Name
Republic of Yemen
Population

26,832,000 (2015 UNDESA)

Principal Languages
Standard Arabic
Literacy Rate
66% (2012 World Bank)
Immigrant Languages
Egyptian Spoken Arabic (10,000), Hindi (233,000), Somali (679,000), Western Cham
Deaf Population
3,000
General References
Johnstone 1967, Nyrop 1986, Sebeok 1970
Language Counts
The number of individual languages listed for Yemen is 11. All are living languages. Of these, 7 are indigenous and 4 are non-indigenous. Furthermore, 1 is institutional, 6 are vigorous, 1 is in trouble, and 3 are dying.
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