Republic of Zambia
14,539,000 (2013 World Bank)
62% (2010 UNESCO)
American Sign Language, Fwe, Hai||om, Hindi, Mandarin Chinese (20,000), Ndebele (5,800), Nyemba, Portuguese (2,000), Serbian (2,000), Urdu
Brenzinger 1998; Ohannessian and Kashoki 1978
The number of individual languages listed for Zambia is 46. All are living languages. Of these, 12 are institutional, 18 are developing, 12 are vigorous, and 4 are in trouble.
See full country report.