Language Statistics

Story by Heather Matley

Top 10 Most Used Languages World Wide:

1. Chinese (1213 million speakers)

2. Spanish (329 million speakers)

3. English (328 million speakers)

4. Arabic (221 million speakers)

5. Hindi (182 million speakers)

6. Bengali (181 million speakers)

7. Portuguese (178 million speakers)

8. Russian (144 million speakers)

9. Japanese (122 million speakers)

10. German (90.3 million speakers)

 

Languages Taught at Chapman:

Majors: Spanish, French, German

Minors: Spanish, French, German, Italian, Chinese, Japanese

Some courses: Latin, Arabic, Greek