Where in the World Is Spanish Spoken?

Use this table as a reference for where Spanish is spoken throughout the world.
Grades:
3 |
4 |
5 |
6 |
7 |
8 |
9 |
10 |
11 |
The places listed below have Spanish-speaking populations greater than 100,000. Unless otherwise noted, all counts are 1995 estimates.

Mexico86,211,000
Colombia34,000,000
Argentina33,000,000
Spain*28,173,600
United States**22,400,000
Venezuela21,480,000
Peru20,000,000
Chile13,800,000
Cuba10,000,000
Ecuador9,500,000
Dominican Republic  6,886,000
El Salvador5,900,000
Honduras5,800,000
Guatemala4,673,000
Nicaragua4,347,000
Bolivia3,483,700
Costa Rica3,300,000
Uruguay3,000,000
Puerto Rico2,690,000
Panama2,100,000
Paraguay110,000

*1986 count
**1990 census

Provided by infoplease

Join TeacherVision today

Spend more time teaching and less time searching.
Get full, ad-free access to all our learning resources—curated and vetted by teachers
and curriculum specialists—for one-low price.

Sign Up Sign Up

Go Premium

Get unlimited, ad-free access to all of TeacherVision's printables and resources for as low as $2.49 per month. We have a plan for every budget. 

Select a plan

All plans include a free trial and enjoy the same features. Cancel anytime.
Learn more about Premium