Language and Social Survey in Morocco
A Tabulation Report

Tewodros Aragie Kebede and Kristian Takvam Kindt

Fafo-report 2016:20

Web edition

Forskningstema: Midtøsten og Nord-Afrika

Forskere på Fafo: Tewodros Aragie Kebede

This tabulation report presents the results from a survey conducted in Greater Rabat by the Research Foundation Fafo, in cooperation with LMS-CSA during September-October 2015. The survey is part of an international research project “The Ideology and Sociology of Language Change in the Arab World” financed by the Norwegian Research Council. The general aim of the research project is to analyze Arab native speakers’ attitudes to and practices of written Arabic. The survey presented in this tabulation report provides data on language practices and attitudes in Greater Rabat area that includes Rabat, Salé and Temara. The main focus of the survey is on practice and attitudes of literate persons towards the colloquial Arabic variety darija. In addition, the tabulation report presents estimates on key indicators of socioeconomic situation and education in this region.

Utgitt: 2016 Id-nr.: 20582