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6 UN languages world-wide

OFFICIAL The six official languages of the United Nations: Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian, and Spanish. • OF THE UNITED NATIONS A substantial part of the EU's population speaks English and French. 20% 38 Руский Russian is an official language in 5 countries; it is spoken by minorities in 11 countries & territories. English Français English is an official, secondary, de jure language in 58 countries. Estimates that include second language speakers vary greatly from 470 M to more than 1 B depending on how literacy or mastery is defined and measured. French is an official language in 29 countries, many of which have some additional languages. 中文 Chinese is an official language العربية or secondary language in 4 countries. Español Spanish is a national language in 22 sovereign states. It is a secondary or cultural language in 11 countries & territories. 27 countries name Arabic as their official language. In some of these countries, Arabic is spoken by a minority of the people. THE 6 UN LANGUAGES GLOBALLY GLOBAL ONLINE PRESENCE Official or national Secondary or minority English 55.7% English 565 M English 1,4 B PycckMi 6.0% #* 510 M 中文 1,3 B Español 4.6% Español 165 M Websites by content language Internet users by language Español 442 B Français 4.0% Ly all 65 M العربية 420 M 中文 3.3 % Français 60 M Français 274 M 8%.o العربية Русский 60 М Русский 272 M Other 25.6% Other 1,3 B Sources: W3Tech, national statistics data, Wikipedia

6 UN languages world-wide

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The infographic illustrates the global distribution of 6 official United Nations languages, with a specific focus on online representation.


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