When it comes to languages everyone is curious about which language is most spoken. Well, in this world full of different cultures, traditions and people it’s not easy to find one most spoken language but there are several languages that will help you survive if you are travelling around the world. Below are some most spoken languages around the world that will help you in surviving no matter which part of the world you are in:
1) English(1.348 billion)
English is ranked as the top most spoken language in the world in 2022 because it is a global language that is used by default for any business relations and trade, tourism, education, sports etc. You might have noticed that all the countries in the world have people who speak English, even if it is little, most of the people can at least understand a few words in English. Hence, it is the most spoken language in the world.
2) Mandarin Chinese(1.120 billion)
The second most spoken language in the world is Chinese mandarin. Apart from mainland China, you can find Mandarin Chinese speakers in several other countries like Singapore, Malaysia, Myanmar, etc. It is one of the trending languages that people are interested in learning. Thus, Mandarin Chinese is one of the languages that has a billion speakers.
3) Hindi(600 million)
Hindi is the most popular language when it comes to representation of India on a global level. It is one of the two official languages of the Government of India, along with the English language. In India, Hindi is an official language in 9 States and 3 Union Territories. What’s more is that you can find most of the people all in India can speak Hindi even if they aren’t fluent they can understand. Apart from this, Hindi is also spoken in countries like Fiji, Yemen, Nepal, Singapore, Nepal, South Africa, UAE etc.
4) Spanish(543 million)
In terms of native speakers, Spanish is the second most spoken language in the world after Mandarin Chinese. Moreover, along with Chinese, Spanish is also the third most used language on the internet. Spanish is widely spoken in countries like Colombia, Chile, Argentina, Mexico, Peru etc. With English and French it is also one of the most taught foreign languages around the world.
5) Arabic(274 million)
The 5th most spoken language on the list is Arabic It is the liturgical language of Islam and the most popular language in Middle East. Currently, Arabic is an official language in 26 countries. Arabic is often spoken in Islamic countries and it is most spoken in the countries likeLibya, Palestine, Syria, Lebanon, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Morocco etc.