Native Dutch Speakers
You will get to know second language speakers of Dutch language as well as native Dutch Speakers under how many people speak Dutch language. There is an estimate that there are almost 22.00 million native speakers of Dutch language. Some languages have relatively large populations of native speakers and on other hand some languages have small population of native speakers. 6.00 million population speak Dutch as second language where Dutch is not the native language of the speaker. The number of second language speakers mentioned in how many people speak Dutch 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 Dutch
How many people speak Dutch serves you with native name of Dutch language. The native name of Dutch is Nederlands. 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 Dutch are Hollands, Nederlands. The German and French names for Dutch language is as follows:
- French Name for Dutch: néerlandais; flamand.
- German Name for Dutch: Niederländisch.
In some applications, instead of using language names they use language codes, check out the language code of Dutch on Dutch Language Codes