Republic of Zambia
13,093,000 (2013 census)
71% (2010 UNDESA)
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, 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.
See full country report.