How many Spanish speakers are there in the world?
Approximately 500 million
Did you know that Spanish is the third most spoken language by total number of speakers, after Mandarin and English? Needless to say, it is estimated that the combined total number of Spanish speakers is between 470 and 500 million. What does this signify? Spanish represents the second most widely spoken language in terms of native speakers. It is interesting to know the fact that Spanish is spoken fluently by 15% of all Europeans, making it the 5th-most spoken language in Europe.