Most spoken languages in the World
Updated on Oct 05 2020
11.922 of world pop.
Chinese is the official language of the People's Republic of China, Taiwan and one of the four official languages of Singapore.
5.994 of world pop.
Spanish is by far the most common second language in the US, with over 50 million total speakers.
4.922 of world pop.
English has developed over the course of more than 1,400 years.
4.429 of world pop.
Hindi is an Indo-Aryan language spoken in India and across the Indian subcontinent.
2.961 of world pop.
Bengali is the official and most widely spoken language of Bangladesh and second most widely spoken of the 22 scheduled languages of India, behind Hindi.
2.870 of world pop.
Portuguese is the official language of Portugal, Brazil, Cape Verde, Guinea-Bissau, Mozambique and Angola.
2.000 of world pop.
Portuguese is the official language of Russia, Belarus, Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan.
1.662 of world pop.
Japanese is primarily in Japan, where it is the national language.
1.204 of world pop.
Punjabi is the native language of the Punjabi people, which encompasses northwest India and eastern Pakistan.
1.079 of world pop.
Marathi is the official language in the Maharashtra and Goa states of Western India.
1.065 of world pop.
Telugu is a Dravidian language spoken in the Indian states of Andhra Pradesh, Telangana.