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Ghana
A country in Africa
The number of individual languages listed for Ghana is 81. All are living languages. Of these, 73 are indigenous and 8 are non-indigenous. Furthermore, 13 are institutional, 46 are developing, 15 are vigorous, and 7 are in trouble.
Official Name
Republic of Ghana
Population

27,670,000 (2016 UNSD)

Principal Languages
Akan, English
Literacy Rate
72% (2015 World Bank)
Immigrant Languages
Baoulé (4,060), Foodo (1,000), Klao, Lobi, Mòoré
International Conventions
ACHPR (1989), CPPDCE (2016), CSICH (2016), ICCPR (2000), UNDRIP (2007)
General References
Barker 1986, Bendor-Samuel and Hartell 1989, Campbell and King 2011, Hall 1983, Kropp Dakubu and Kropp 1988, Vanderaa 1991
Deaf Population
6000
Language Counts
The number of individual languages listed for Ghana is 81. All are living languages. Of these, 73 are indigenous and 8 are non-indigenous. Furthermore, 13 are institutional, 46 are developing, 15 are vigorous, and 7 are in trouble.
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