|Characteristic||Number of speakers in millions|
Which countries are native Spanish speaking?
|Sovereign states||Status||More information|
|Mexico||De facto||Mexican Spanish|
|Colombia||De jure||Colombian Spanish|
|Spain||De jure||Peninsular Spanish|
|Argentina||De facto||Rioplatense Spanish|
Which group are considered to be native Spanish speakers?
‘Castilian’) is a Romance language that originated in the Iberian Peninsula of Europe. Today, it is a global language with nearly 500 million native speakers, mainly in Spain and the Americas.
How many Spanish speakers will there be in 2050?
This number is expected to rise to 754 million people by 2050, pushed by population growth in Spanish-speaking countries as well as the growing number of Spanish speakers in the United States.
What is the world rank for the language Spanish?
Ethnologue (2019, 22nd edition)
|Rank||Language||Percentage of world pop. (March 2019)|
|4||Hindi (sanskritised Hindustani)||4.429%|
What is the biggest Spanish speaking city?
The largest Spanish speaking city in the world is the city of Mexico, one of the most important financial centers in the Americas. Approximately 21.2 million people live there.
How many countries in the world have at least 3 million Spanish speakers?
There are at least 70 countries in the world with measurable Spanish speaking populations. At least 29 countries have more than 1 million Spanish speakers.
The Numbers of Spanish Speakers in the World Exceeds 500 million.
|Spanish Native Speakers||106,795|
|Spanish Second Language||21,848|
|Total Spanish Speakers||128,643|