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In the data files provided below, each line represents one country, and every country is assigned one language. The assigned language is not necessarily an official language of the respective country but spoken by a plurality of inhabitants according to The Ethnologue (Lewis et al., 2013).

Meyer-Schwarzenberger, M. (2015). Indicators of Subject Prominence in 155 National Majority Languages.

In the data files provided below, each line represents one language. Additional variables provide the number of countries in which the respective language is spoken by a plurality of inhabitants as a first (native) language according to The Ethnologue (Lewis et al., 2013).

Meyer-Schwarzenberger, M. (2015). Indicators of Subject Prominence in 887 Languages Worldwide.

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