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The most common languages ​​in the world

 The most common languages ​​in the world

About 66% of the world's total population speaks the forty most common world languages. Taking into consideration that there are 6,703 "living" languages in the world today:

2,165 in Asia (32%)

2,011 in Africa (30%)

1,302 in the Pacific (19%)

1,000 in America (15%)

225 in Europe (3%).

Only one Mandarin Chinese is spoken by 15 percent of the total population of the Earth.

N. Language Main territory Number of speakers
1. Chinese, Mandarin China 885,000,000
2. Spanish Spain 332,000,000
3. English United Kingdom 322,000,000
4. Bengali Bangladesh 189,000,000
5. Hindi India 182,000,000
6. Portuguese Portugal 170,000,000
7. Russian Russia 170,000,000
8. Japanese Japan 125,000,000
9. German Germany 98,000,000
10. Chinese, Wu dialect China 77,175,000
11. Javanese Indonesia 75,500,800
12. Korean Korea 75,000,000
13. French France 72,000,000
14. Vietnamese Vietnam 67,662,000
15. Telugu India 66,350,000
16. Chinese,the dialect Yu China 66,000,000
17. Marathi India 64,783,000
18. Tamil India 63,075,000
19. Turkish Turkey 59,000,000
20. Urdu Pakistan,India 58,000,000
21. Chinese,Ming Nan dialect China 49,000,000
22. Chinese,Jinyu dialect China 45,000,000
23. Gujarati India 44,000,000
24. Polish Poland 44,000,000
25. Arabic,Egyptian pronunciation Egypt 42,500,000
26. Ukrainian Ukraine 41,000,000
27. Italian Italy 37,000,000
28. Chinese,Xiang dialect China 36,015,000
29. Malayalam India 34,022,000
30. Chinese,Hakka dialect China 34,000,00
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The most common languages ​​in the world