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Languages of the World, ordered by number of speakers

Source: Ethnologue, 13th Edition
Barbara F. Grimes, Editor.

 

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Language

CHINESE
Mandarin, Wu, Cantonese
SPANISH
ENGLISH


BENGALI
HINDI
ARABIC

PORTUGUESE
RUSSIAN
JAPANESE
GERMAN
JAVANESE
KOREAN
FRENCH
VIETNAMESE
TELUGU
MARATHI
TAMIL
TURKISH
URDU
PANJABI
GUJARATI
POLISH
UKRAINIAN
ITALIAN
THAI
MALAYALAM
KANNADA
FARSI
ORIYA
AZERBAIJANI
SUNDA
ROMANIAN
BHOJPURI
MAITHILI
HAUSA
BURMESE
SERBO-CROATIAN
politically incorrect
AWADHI
DUTCH
YORUBA
SINDHI
UZBEK
PASHTO
MALAY
AMHARIC
INDONESIAN
IGBO
TAGALOG
NEPALI
SARAIKI
CEBUANO
ASSAMESE
HUNGARIAN
CHITTAGONIAN
MADURA
SINHALA
HARYANVI
MARWARI
CZECH
GREEK
MAGAHI
CHHATTISGARHI
DECCAN
BELARUSAN
ZHUANG
SOMALI
MALAGASY
RWANDA
ZULU
BULGARIAN
SWEDISH
LOMBARD
OROMO
ILOCANO
KAZAKH
TATAR
FULFULDE
UYGHUR
HAITIAN CREOLE FRENCH
NAPOLETANO-CALABRESE
KHMER
AKAN
HILIGAYNON
KURMANJI
SHONA

Countries Where Language is Native

China, Taiwan, Thailand, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Singapore. Vietnam
Spain, Latin America
United Kingdom, United States, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand, Canada,
South Africa
Bangladesh
India
Algeria, Egypt, Iraq, Morocco, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Tunisia, Yemen
Portugal, Brazil
Russia
Japan
Germany, Austria, Switzerland
Indonesia, Java, Bali
Korea
France, Canada
Vietnam
India
India
India
Turkey
Pakistan
India, Pakistan
India
Poland
Ukraine
Italy
Thailand
India
India
Afghanistan, Iran
Indian
Azerbaijan, Iran
Indonesia
Romania
India
India
Nigeria
Myanmar
Yugoslavia

India
Netherlands
Nigeria
Pakistan
Uzbekistan
Afghanistan, Pakistan
Malaysia
Ethiopia
Indonesia
Nigeria
Philippines
Nepal
Pakistan
Philippines
India
Hungary
Bangladesh
Indonesia, Java, Bali
Sri Lanka
India
India
Czech Republic
Greece
India
India
India
Belarus
China
Somalia
Madagascar
Rwanda
South Africa
Bulgaria
Sweden
Italy
Ethiopia
Philippines
Kazakhstan
Russia
Nigeria
China
Haiti
Italy
Cambodia
Ghana
Philippines
Turkey
Zimbabwe

No. of Speakers

1,223,307,000

332,000,000
322,000,000


189,000,000
182,000,000
174,950,000

170,000,000
170,000,000
125,000,000
98,000,000
75,500,800
75,000,000
72,000,000
67,662,000
66,350,000
64,783,000
63,075,000
59,000,000
58,000,000
56,013,000
44,000,000
44,000,000
41,000,000
37,000,000
35,047,000
34,022,000
33,663,000
31,280,000
31,000,000
27,599,000
27,000,000
26,000,000
25,000,000
24,260,000
24,200,000
22,000,000
21,000,000

20,540,000
20,000,000
20,000,000
19,720,000
18,466,000
17,891,000
17,600,000
17,413,000
17,050,000
17,000,000
17,000,000
16,056,000
15,015,000
15,000,000
14,634,000
14,500,000
14,000,000
13,694,000
13,220,000
13,000,000
12,104,000
12,000,000
12,000,000
12,000,000
10,985,000
10,709,800
10,200,000
10,000,000
9,472,000
9,398,700
9,306,800
9,142,000
9,000,000
9,000,000
8,974,000
8,920,000
8,000,000
8,000,000
8,000,000
7,611,000
7,595,512
7,372,000
7,047,400
7,039,200
7,000,000
7,000,000
7,000,000
7,000,000