Jamaica

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Jamaica
A country in Americas
The number of individual languages listed for Jamaica is 4. All are living languages. Of these, 3 are indigenous and 1 is non-indigenous. Furthermore, 1 is institutional, 2 are developing, and 1 is in trouble.
Population

2,703,000 (2015 UNDESA)

Principal Languages
English
Literacy Rate
88% (2013 World Bank)
Immigrant Languages
American Sign Language, Chinese (31,000), North Levantine Spoken Arabic (2,000), Portuguese (5,000), Spanish (8,000)
General References
Hall 1966, Holm 1989
Deaf Population
7,500–200,000
Language Counts
The number of individual languages listed for Jamaica is 4. All are living languages. Of these, 3 are indigenous and 1 is non-indigenous. Furthermore, 1 is institutional, 2 are developing, and 1 is in trouble.
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