Malta

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Official Name
Republic of Malta, Repubblika Ta’Malta
Population Full

423,000 (2013 World Bank)

Principal Languages
English, Maltese
Literacy Rate
94% (2005 UNESCO)
Immigrant Languages
Arabic (250), Italian (2,430), Spanish (6,480)
Deaf Population
20,800
General References
Bateson 1967
Language Counts
The number of individual languages listed for Malta is 3. All are living languages. Of these, 2 are institutional and 1 is developing.