Ten Most Widely Spoken Languages in the World

LanguageApprox. number
of speakers
 1. Chinese (Mandarin)1,075,000,000
 2. English514,000,000
 3. Hindustani496,000,000
 4. Spanish425,000,000
 5. Russian275,000,000
 6. Arabic256,000,000
 7. Bengali215,000,000
 8. Portuguese194,000,000
 9. Malay-Indonesian176,000,000
10. French129,000,000

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