Benin

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Benin
A country in Africa
The number of individual languages listed for Benin is 55. All are living languages. Of these, 50 are indigenous and 5 are non-indigenous. Furthermore, 8 are institutional, 21 are developing, 24 are vigorous, 1 is in trouble, and 1 is dying.
Official Name
Republic of Benin
Population

9,984,000 (2014 UNSD)

Principal Languages
French
Literacy Rate
89% (2015 World Factbook)
Immigrant Languages
Mòoré
Deaf Population
12,500
General References
Bendor-Samuel and Hartell 1989, Vanderaa 1991
Language Counts
The number of individual languages listed for Benin is 55. All are living languages. Of these, 50 are indigenous and 5 are non-indigenous. Furthermore, 8 are institutional, 21 are developing, 24 are vigorous, 1 is in trouble, and 1 is dying.
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