• Total Population

    847,000 (2019 census)

  • Deaf Population


  • Nation's Official Language(s)

    Comorian, Arabic, French

  • Other Languages

    The number of established languages listed in Ethnologue is 7. These are: 

    • Makhuwa
    • Malagasy
    • Swahili
  • Name of Sign Language

    Comoros Sign Language

  • Overview Of Deaf Community And Education

    It is reported that there is no specialized education for deaf children on Comoros. It is also reported that 60% of handicapped children, in which category deaf children fall, fail to attend any education.

  • Sign Language Overview

    There is no information about any form of sign language being used formally in education. Since many deaf children do not attend school, it is likely that many children use home sign

  • Overview of Interpreting Services

  • Resources

  • List of Contributors

    Anne Baker

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