ITALIAN LANGUAGE STATISTICS

Italian language is the official language of countries like Switzerland, Italy and San Marino. Currently it is calculates there are more than 70 million people who have Italian as first language and other considerable amount that have Italian as second language.

Currently, Italian language enjoys a great importance in the world that is the reason why, Italy is the fifth most taught non-native language, after English, French, Spanish and German. So, if you want to know more about this beautiful language, you are in the perfect place.

Italian is spoken in 29 countries and has an approximately of 62,000,000 speakers, here is a list of the number of speakers around the world.

  • Italy - 58,057,477
  • Vatican State - 1,000
  • Argentina - 1,500,000
  • France - 1,000,000
  • United States- 906,000
  • Germany 548,000
  • Canada - 538,360
  • Australia - 500,000
  • Brazil - 500,000
  • Croatia - 70,000
  • Belgium - 280,000
  • United Kingdom - 200,000
  • Switzerland - 195,000
  • Uruguay - 28,000
  • Paraguay - 26,000
  • San Marino - 25,000
  • Luxembourg - 20,800
  • Israel - 5,435
  • Slovenia - 4,009
  • Puerto Rico - 1,555
  • Liechtenstein - 800


Some Italian dialects are:
Tuscan, Abruzzese, Pugliese, Laziale, Umbrian, Central Marchigiano, Cicolano-Reatino-Aquilano, Molisano



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