Oman

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Official Name
Sultanate of Oman
Population

3,623,000 (2012 UNDESA)

Principal Languages
Standard Arabic
Literacy Rate
87% (2008 UNESCO)
Immigrant Languages
English, Somali, Urdu (30,000)
Deaf Population
103,100
General References
Holes 1988, 1990; Johnstone 1967
Language Counts
The number of individual languages listed for Oman is 16. All are living languages. Of these, 1 is institutional, 3 are developing, 5 are vigorous, 4 are in trouble, and 3 are dying.
Products
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