Kenya

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Kenya
A country in Africa
The number of individual languages listed for Kenya is 68. Of these, 67 are living and 1 is extinct. Of the living languages, 60 are indigenous and 7 are non-indigenous. Furthermore, 12 are institutional, 34 are developing, 15 are vigorous, 2 are in trouble, and 4 are dying.
Official Name
The Republic of Kenya
Population

45,925,000 (2014 World Factbook)

Principal Languages
English, Swahili
Literacy Rate
87% (2010 UNDESA)
Immigrant Languages
Hadrami Spoken Arabic (10,000), Hindi, Konso, Maay, Ta’izzi-Adeni Spoken Arabic (10,000)
General References
Bendor-Samuel and Hartell 1989, Heine and Möhlig 1980, Whiteley 1969, Whiteley 1974
Language Counts
The number of individual languages listed for Kenya is 68. Of these, 67 are living and 1 is extinct. Of the living languages, 60 are indigenous and 7 are non-indigenous. Furthermore, 12 are institutional, 34 are developing, 15 are vigorous, 2 are in trouble, and 4 are dying.
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