How many people speak Italian?

How Many People Speak Italian?

How Many People Speak?
78.00 million

Speaking Population
0.90 %

Native Speakers
64.00 million

Second Language Speakers
14.00 million

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Do you know how many people speak Italian?

Different languages are spoken in different regions. Do you know how many people speak Italian? 78.00 million people speak Italian language worldwide. These ethnic group speaking Italian is Italians and International Phonetic Alphabet IPA of Italian is [itaˈljaːno]. Find if Italian is one of the Most Spoken Languages. How many people speak Italian gives you total count of Italian speaking population in millions and in percentage worldwide. Are you interested in finding the countries that speak Italian, then check Italian Speaking Countries and get to know all the Italian countries.

Italian Speaking Population

Here you get to know how many people speak Italian in percentage. The Italian speaking population is 0.90 %. Italian Speaking Population is the percentage of world population speaking Italian language. Along with this, you can also find the dialects in Italian spoken in various regions under Italian Dialects. Chinese, Mandarin is the most spoken language in the world and is at the top place.

Native Italian Speakers

You will get to know second language speakers of Italian language as well as native Italian Speakers under how many people speak Italian language. There is an estimate that there are almost 64.00 million native speakers of Italian language. Some languages have relatively large populations of native speakers and on other hand some languages have small population of native speakers. 14.00 million population speak Italian as second language where Italian is not the native language of the speaker. The number of second language speakers mentioned in how many people speak Italian are those whose native language is minority language of country in which they live. They learn the second language because it is official language of the country where they reside.

Native name of Italian

How many people speak Italian serves you with native name of Italian language. The native name of Italian is Italiano. Native names are the local names for the languages. The native names of the languages are used by the native speakers of that language. The alternative names of Italian are Italiano. The German and French names for Italian language is as follows:

  • French Name for Italian: italien.
  • German Name for Italian: Italienisch.
In some applications, instead of using language names they use language codes, check out the language code of Italian on Italian Language Codes.