For some of your information, take a look at the Unicode website:
What is Unicode?
What's New in Version 3.0
For example, it has the current number of assigned Unicode characters: 49194.
For your question on languages, it's a bit tricky to say -- partly because the lines between what constitute 'languages' are blurry.
Jens Siebert wrote:
> Hi Folks,
> is anybody out there, who can tell me a source of
> general data, such as:
> -how many characters are definitely in Unicode
> -how many languages are supported
> -how many writing-systems are supported
> -how many characters per concrete language are contained
> However I have the unicode book available in the company
> I could neither find a hint to a brief summary in the
> contents-list nor in the general index...
> Could anybody help me out with a hint to such
> a brief summary on Unicode ???
> Thanx a lot in advance
> and nice regards from Hamburg/Germany
> Jens Siebert
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