Language in Numbers: The Most Captivating Statistics [Infographic]

Posted by Dynamic Language on Apr 13, 2018 Apr 13, 2018

Languages are continuously evolving along with the world. It’s a never-ending progress that’s always interesting to observe. Check out all of the latest language statistics in this infographic.

TOP 10 WORLDWIDE LANGUAGES

In this section, we look at the top 10 most spoken languages of the world. Apart from just naming the language and stating the number of speakers, we'll also identify the country where the primary entry for the language was found, along with the total number of countries that use the language, too.

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WORLD'S MAJOR LANGUAGE FAMILIES

Out of 141 language families and 7,099 known languages in the world, six major families stand out and include at least 5% of the world's languages each.

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TOP 10 LANGUAGES USED ONLINE

With over 3.8 billion internet users in the world, below we've highlighted the top 10 languages these users speak.

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CONTENT LANGUAGES USED FOR WEBSITES

Based on information from 10 million websites, here's the top 10 content languages used online.

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THE MOST STUDIED FOREIGN LANGUAGES IN EUROPE

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FOREIGN LANGUAGES STUDIED IN THE THE U.S.

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