Language Family Branch First language (L1) speakers Second language (L2) speakers Total speakers (L1+L2) English: Indo-European: Germanic: 372.9 million 1.080 billion 1.452 billion Mandarin Chinese (incl. Standard Chinese, but excl. other varieties) Sino-Tibetan: Sinitic: 929.0 million 198.7 million 1.118 billion Hindi (excl. Urdu) Indo ...
The following table contains the top 100 languages by estimated number of native speakers in the 2007 edition of the Swedish encyclopedia Nationalencyklopedin.As census methods in different countries vary to a considerable extent, and given that some countries do not record language in their censuses, any list of languages by native speakers, or total speakers, is effectively based on estimates.
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