Re[2]: GDP by language

From: Alexander Savenkov (
Date: Thu Oct 23 2003 - 05:50:32 CST

Hello everyone,

2003-10-22T21:53:44Z Peter Kirk <> wrote:

> The data doesn't support addition to this degree of accuracy because of
> the effect of the "others" area. Cyrillic may even overtake Arabic,
> because there are several countries using the Cyrillic alphabet, but not
> Russian or Ukrainian, which might each contribute 0.1-0.2%, but no
> countries as far as I know using Arabic script but not Arabic, Persian
> or Urdu as official languages (except perhaps Pashto in Afghanistan).

I know that Tajik is currently written and taught in Arabic script in
some schools. That's another one. There may be more.

Best regards,

  Alexander Savenkov                     

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