South Sudan

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South Sudan
A country in Africa
The number of individual languages listed for South Sudan is 72. Of these, 69 are living and 3 are extinct. Of the living languages, 58 are indigenous and 11 are non-indigenous. Furthermore, 13 are institutional, 24 are developing, 15 are vigorous, 11 are in trouble, and 6 are dying.
Official Name
Republic of South Sudan
Population

12,530,000 (2016 World Bank)

Principal Languages
English
Literacy Rate
27% (2015 World Bank)
International Conventions
CPPDCE (2016), CSICH (2016)
General References
Bender 1983a, Doornbos and Bender 1983, Stevenson 1984
Language Counts
The number of individual languages listed for South Sudan is 72. Of these, 69 are living and 3 are extinct. Of the living languages, 58 are indigenous and 11 are non-indigenous. Furthermore, 13 are institutional, 24 are developing, 15 are vigorous, 11 are in trouble, and 6 are dying.
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