Number of French Speakers

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How many French speakers are there?

67.8 million.

There are a total of 67.8 million French speakers in 60 different countries worldwide. This is according to the Summer Institute of Linguistic’â„¢s 16th edition of the World Ethnologue published in 2009. French ranks 16th among all world languages in terms of the number of speakers.

 

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  1. nope

    January 20, 2014 1:15 am

    67 million is the population of France. It is impossible that that number includes speakers in all 60 countries.

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