584,000 (2016 UNDESA)
Territory and legal status contested by Morocco and Polisario Front (Popular Front for the Liberation of the Saguia el Hamra and Rio de Oro)
Moroccan Spoken Arabic, Standard Arabic
The number of individual languages listed for Western Sahara is 3. All are living languages. Of these, 2 are indigenous and 1 is non-indigenous. Furthermore, 2 are institutional and 1 is developing.