Zambia

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Zambia
A country in Africa
The number of individual languages listed for Zambia is 46. All are living languages. Of these, 37 are indigenous and 9 are non-indigenous. Furthermore, 10 are institutional, 18 are developing, 12 are vigorous, 4 are in trouble, and 2 are dying.
Official Name
Republic of Zambia
Population

15,474,000 (2016 UNSD)

Principal Languages
English
Literacy Rate
83% (2015 World Bank)
Immigrant Languages
American Sign Language, Fwe, Hai||om, Hindi, Mandarin Chinese (20,000), Ndebele (5,800), Nyemba, Portuguese (2,000), Serbian (2,000), Urdu
International Conventions
ACHPR (1984), CDE (2006), CSICH (2006), ICCPR (1984), UNDRIP (2007)
General References
Brenzinger 1998, Ohannessian and Kashoki 1978
Deaf Population
16000
Language Counts
The number of individual languages listed for Zambia is 46. All are living languages. Of these, 37 are indigenous and 9 are non-indigenous. Furthermore, 10 are institutional, 18 are developing, 12 are vigorous, 4 are in trouble, and 2 are dying.
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