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Top 5 Most Spoken Languages in the World


A list of 5 Most Spoken Languages in the World in term of Native Speakers of that Language. Check out which are most used Languages around the globe. There are roughly 6,500 spoken languages in the world today.

This list consist of languages which are used and spoken by most number of people in the world. Learning a language in School and college don’t count in this list. Using a language in day to day life makes it native language and these are 5 most spoken language in the world.

Top 5 Most Spoken Languages in the World

1. Mandarin

Number of Mandarin Speaking Population – 935 Million. i.e. 14.1% of World Total Population.
Mandarin is the official language of China and one of the four official languages of Singapore.

2. Spanish

Number of Spanish Speaking Population – 390 Million. 5.85% of World Total Population.
Spanish is 2nd most spoken languages in world. It is official language of Spain and 19 Other countries. It is one of the six official languages of the United Nations, and it is used as an official language by the European Union.

3. English

Number of English Speaking Population – 365 Million. 5.52% of World Total Population.
English which is 3rd most spoken languages in world is official language in 67 countries.

4. Hindi

Number of Hindi Speaking Population – 295 Million. 4.46% of World Total Population.
Hindi is widely used and most spoken language in India. It ranks 4th in the list of most common native language in the world.

5. Arabic

Number of Arabic Speaking Population – 280 Million. 4.43% of World Total Population.



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