Top 15 most spoken languages in the world in 2024

English (1.452 billion speakers)

Mandarin Chinese (1.118 billion speakers)

Hindi (602+ million speakers)

Spanish (548+ million speakers)

Arabic (372 million speakers)

French (280 million speakers)

Bengali (272+ million speakers)

Russian (258+ million speakers)

Portuguese (257+ million speakers)

Urdu (231.3 million speakers)

Indonesian (199 million speakers)

German (134.6 million speakers)

Japanese (125.4 million speakers)

Nigerian Pidgin (120.7 million speakers)

Marathi (99.1 million speakers)