The Complete List Of

Written Languages

This page is a great resource for how fonts relate to written languages. Languages are written in one or more scripts. A script is simply a collection of letters and other written signs used to represent textual information. View Unicode Scripts for more info on the list of scripts available.

There are 6,056,004,386 people (82% of the world population) that can read or write at least one language.

217 Written Languages

English (Latin)

1,560,564,492 people
147 countries
62,212 fonts

Chinese (Simplified)

1,246,337,104 people
5 countries
5 fonts

Hindi (Devanagari)

527,223,073 people
5 countries
47 fonts

Spanish (Latin)

476,841,407 people
37 countries
34,424 fonts

Arabic (Arabic)

323,004,801 people
36 countries
57 fonts

French (Latin)

259,176,155 people
62 countries
28,815 fonts

Bangla (Bangla)

258,969,180 people
4 countries
19 fonts

Urdu (Arabic)

258,846,282 people
3 countries
22 fonts

Portuguese (Latin)

230,340,528 people
14 countries
34,440 fonts

Russian (Cyrillic)

195,794,014 people
22 countries
1,520 fonts

Indonesian (Latin)

167,079,364 people
2 countries
62,212 fonts

Swahili (Latin)

151,550,283 people
9 countries
62,230 fonts

Punjabi (Arabic)

143,447,500 people
1 countries
22 fonts

German (Latin)

134,402,814 people
27 countries
33,559 fonts

Japanese (Japanese)

120,563,891 people
2 countries
61 fonts

Telugu (Telugu)

92,299,677 people
1 countries
7 fonts

Marathi (Devanagari)

89,735,800 people
1 countries
47 fonts

Javanese (Latin)

88,974,124 people
2 countries
35,269 fonts

Vietnamese (Latin)

83,815,196 people
3 countries
822 fonts

Persian (Arabic)

80,740,270 people
8 countries
39 fonts

Tamil (Tamil)

80,589,627 people
6 countries
14 fonts

Turkish (Latin)

79,109,897 people
10 countries
4,808 fonts

Korean (Korean)

77,149,545 people
6 countries
7 fonts

Cantonese (Simplified)

71,723,597 people
1 countries
5 fonts

Italian (Latin)

70,357,005 people
15 countries
35,900 fonts

Filipino (Latin)

63,925,429 people
2 countries
36,635 fonts

Gujarati (Gujarati)

57,692,537 people
2 countries
10 fonts

Thai (Thai)

54,731,280 people
1 countries
154 fonts

Kannada (Kannada)

47,431,780 people
1 countries
5 fonts

Pashto (Arabic)

45,719,749 people
4 countries
19 fonts

Chinese (Traditional)

43,718,100 people
16 countries
5 fonts

Malayalam (Malayalam)

41,587,914 people
8 countries
0 fonts

Odia (Odia)

41,022,080 people
1 countries
5 fonts

Polish (Latin)

38,458,028 people
7 countries
5,703 fonts

Punjabi (Gurmukhi)

36,425,419 people
4 countries
12 fonts

Burmese (Myanmar)

35,610,668 people
2 countries
13 fonts

Amharic (Ethiopic)

34,814,468 people
2 countries
9 fonts

Oromo (Latin)

33,982,124 people
3 countries
62,212 fonts

Hausa (Latin)

32,911,982 people
3 countries
265 fonts

Dutch (Latin)

31,405,176 people
9 countries
1,492 fonts

Ukrainian (Cyrillic)

29,361,938 people
5 countries
631 fonts

Sindhi (Arabic)

27,924,043 people
2 countries
25 fonts

Uzbek (Latin)

25,770,120 people
3 countries
707 fonts

Yoruba (Latin)

25,521,759 people
2 countries
606 fonts

Igbo (Latin)

24,782,160 people
1 countries
722 fonts

Malay (Latin)

24,773,491 people
3 countries
62,212 fonts

Malagasy (Latin)

22,548,780 people
1 countries
35,553 fonts

Romanian (Latin)

22,348,614 people
6 countries
2,184 fonts

Nepali (Devanagari)

20,236,864 people
3 countries
47 fonts

Assamese (Bangla)

16,665,219 people
1 countries
23 fonts

Somali (Latin)

15,899,255 people
4 countries
62,212 fonts

Sinhala (Sinhala)

15,238,392 people
1 countries
5 fonts

Khmer (Khmer)

14,422,005 people
1 countries
13 fonts

Zulu (Latin)

13,601,029 people
5 countries
62,212 fonts

Czech (Latin)

13,020,746 people
2 countries
5,274 fonts

Swedish (Latin)

12,645,258 people
4 countries
35,553 fonts

Greek (Greek)

12,501,710 people
10 countries
890 fonts

Hungarian (Latin)

12,491,025 people
8 countries
5,660 fonts

Kazakh (Cyrillic)

11,876,853 people
2 countries
663 fonts

Low German (Latin)

11,550,597 people
2 countries
35,714 fonts

Shona (Latin)

11,182,131 people
1 countries
62,230 fonts

Central Kurdish (Arabic)

11,037,262 people
2 countries
23 fonts

Quechua (Latin)

10,989,182 people
3 countries
1,181 fonts

Akan (Latin)

10,724,961 people
1 countries
380 fonts

Kinyarwanda (Latin)

10,311,671 people
3 countries
62,212 fonts

Wolof (Latin)

10,278,098 people
2 countries
3,717 fonts

Belarusian (Cyrillic)

10,138,393 people
3 countries
1,344 fonts

Xhosa (Latin)

9,891,068 people
2 countries
62,212 fonts

Tigrinya (Ethiopic)

9,882,311 people
3 countries
6 fonts

Azerbaijani (Latin)

9,463,900 people
3 countries
786 fonts

Afrikaans (Latin)

8,998,973 people
3 countries
35,892 fonts

Catalan (Latin)

8,502,430 people
4 countries
28,837 fonts

Tajik (Cyrillic)

8,468,560 people
1 countries
611 fonts

Hebrew (Hebrew)

8,299,710 people
1 countries
213 fonts

Sichuan Yi (Yi)

8,275,800 people
1 countries
6 fonts

Bambara (Latin)

8,227,192 people
1 countries
285 fonts

Serbian (Latin)

8,216,289 people
7 countries
5,214 fonts

Kikuyu (Latin)

8,094,669 people
1 countries
4,630 fonts

Bulgarian (Cyrillic)

8,019,140 people
6 countries
1,559 fonts

Swiss German (Latin)

7,850,429 people
4 countries
37,122 fonts

Uyghur (Arabic)

7,589,152 people
2 countries
20 fonts

Serbian (Cyrillic)

7,552,416 people
4 countries
1,330 fonts

Standard Moroccan Tamazight (Tifinagh)

7,477,074 people
1 countries
21 fonts

Fulah (Latin)

7,422,054 people
12 countries
302 fonts

Rundi (Latin)

7,224,084 people
1 countries
62,212 fonts

Danish (Latin)

6,835,734 people
4 countries
33,397 fonts

Croatian (Latin)

6,757,796 people
8 countries
5,214 fonts

Albanian (Latin)

6,746,395 people
7 countries
35,378 fonts

Slovak (Latin)

6,681,188 people
4 countries
5,204 fonts

Turkmen (Latin)

6,622,621 people
3 countries
5,229 fonts

Kurdish (Latin)

6,610,868 people
7 countries
5,451 fonts

Cantonese (Traditional)

6,472,350 people
1 countries
5 fonts

Finnish (Latin)

5,686,298 people
4 countries
25,898 fonts

Kashmiri (Arabic)

5,520,413 people
3 countries
13 fonts

Armenian (Armenian)

5,417,368 people
8 countries
92 fonts

Norwegian Bokmål (Latin)

5,321,543 people
2 countries
32,870 fonts

Luyia (Latin)

5,237,727 people
1 countries
62,212 fonts

Ganda (Latin)

5,144,113 people
1 countries
3,770 fonts

Bemba (Latin)

4,951,320 people
1 countries
62,273 fonts

Lao (Lao)

4,917,429 people
1 countries
14 fonts

Konkani (Devanagari)

4,743,178 people
1 countries
47 fonts

Luo (Latin)

4,666,338 people
1 countries
62,262 fonts

Uzbek (Cyrillic)

4,467,852 people
2 countries
645 fonts

Ewe (Latin)

4,379,049 people
2 countries
222 fonts

Georgian (Georgian)

4,340,151 people
3 countries
78 fonts

Mazanderani (Arabic)

4,101,080 people
1 countries
39 fonts

Bosnian (Latin)

3,817,618 people
1 countries
5,214 fonts

Bosnian (Cyrillic)

3,817,618 people
1 countries
1,330 fonts

Kamba (Latin)

3,618,793 people
1 countries
4,628 fonts

Kalenjin (Latin)

3,618,793 people
1 countries
62,275 fonts

Galician (Latin)

3,442,249 people
2 countries
35,975 fonts

Central Atlas Tamazight (Latin)

3,330,696 people
1 countries
223 fonts

Zarma (Latin)

3,271,701 people
1 countries
289 fonts

Kabyle (Latin)

3,195,613 people
1 countries
237 fonts

Tibetan (Tibetan)

2,970,135 people
3 countries
4 fonts

Tachelhit (Tifinagh)

2,956,842 people
1 countries
21 fonts

Tachelhit (Latin)

2,956,842 people
1 countries
223 fonts

Lingala (Latin)

2,911,128 people
4 countries
246 fonts

Mongolian (Cyrillic)

2,855,596 people
2 countries
768 fonts

Kyrgyz (Cyrillic)

2,778,777 people
1 countries
681 fonts

Sango (Latin)

2,756,308 people
1 countries
35,883 fonts

Nyankole (Latin)

2,492,916 people
1 countries
62,212 fonts

Lithuanian (Latin)

2,436,599 people
2 countries
4,765 fonts

Gusii (Latin)

2,333,169 people
1 countries
62,230 fonts

Chiga (Latin)

2,136,785 people
1 countries
62,212 fonts

Soga (Latin)

2,097,215 people
1 countries
62,212 fonts

Tatar (Cyrillic)

1,991,611 people
1 countries
674 fonts

Northern Luri (Arabic)

1,961,524 people
2 countries
8 fonts

Luba-Katanga (Latin)

1,915,927 people
1 countries
296 fonts

Meru (Latin)

1,904,628 people
1 countries
4,628 fonts

Teso (Latin)

1,895,589 people
2 countries
62,252 fonts

Slovenian (Latin)

1,858,801 people
4 countries
5,776 fonts

Bodo (Devanagari)

1,794,716 people
1 countries
70 fonts

North Ndebele (Latin)

1,656,612 people
1 countries
62,213 fonts

Uzbek (Arabic)

1,603,865 people
1 countries
19 fonts

Macedonian (Cyrillic)

1,596,113 people
3 countries
1,333 fonts

Masai (Latin)

1,571,114 people
2 countries
220 fonts

Norwegian Nynorsk (Latin)

1,330,012 people
1 countries
32,870 fonts

Makonde (Latin)

1,294,821 people
1 countries
62,212 fonts

Sena (Latin)

1,222,390 people
1 countries
34,440 fonts

Morisyen (Latin)

1,220,751 people
1 countries
62,219 fonts

Makhuwa-Meetto (Latin)

1,195,816 people
1 countries
62,230 fonts

Latvian (Latin)

1,186,230 people
1 countries
4,548 fonts

Irish (Latin)

1,119,282 people
2 countries
36,528 fonts

Azerbaijani (Cyrillic)

1,118,477 people
2 countries
613 fonts

Basque (Latin)

1,066,402 people
2 countries
35,234 fonts

Yiddish (Hebrew)

1,032,232 people
6 countries
152 fonts

Chechen (Cyrillic)

938,902 people
1 countries
553 fonts

Bena (Latin)

917,165 people
1 countries
62,219 fonts

Shambala (Latin)

917,165 people
1 countries
62,231 fonts

Estonian (Latin)

894,691 people
2 countries
25,895 fonts

Ewondo (Latin)

774,841 people
1 countries
223 fonts

Western Frisian (Latin)

734,642 people
1 countries
1,478 fonts

Nuer (Latin)

729,461 people
1 countries
215 fonts

Embu (Latin)

714,235 people
1 countries
4,628 fonts

Chakma (Chakma)

706,162 people
2 countries
1 fonts

Asu (Latin)

647,410 people
1 countries
62,230 fonts

Asturian (Latin)

636,456 people
1 countries
680 fonts

Koyraboro Senni (Latin)

608,096 people
1 countries
289 fonts

Ossetic (Cyrillic)

563,604 people
2 countries
737 fonts

Breton (Latin)

556,981 people
1 countries
1,171 fonts

Welsh (Latin)

527,515 people
2 countries
3,387 fonts

Kabuverdianu (Latin)

510,418 people
1 countries
36,636 fonts

Langi (Latin)

469,372 people
1 countries
286 fonts

Sakha (Cyrillic)

455,225 people
1 countries
596 fonts

Maltese (Latin)

416,338 people
1 countries
4,340 fonts

Machame (Latin)

404,631 people
1 countries
62,230 fonts

Rombo (Latin)

404,631 people
1 countries
62,230 fonts

Vunjo (Latin)

404,631 people
1 countries
62,230 fonts

Luxembourgish (Latin)

398,067 people
1 countries
36,390 fonts

Taita (Latin)

390,448 people
1 countries
62,230 fonts

Jola-Fonyi (Latin)

381,380 people
1 countries
3,717 fonts

Dzongkha (Tibetan)

358,958 people
2 countries
5 fonts

Ngiemboon (Latin)

349,928 people
1 countries
176 fonts

Icelandic (Latin)

339,747 people
1 countries
28,502 fonts

Koyra Chiini (Latin)

304,048 people
1 countries
289 fonts

Basaa (Latin)

299,938 people
1 countries
121 fonts

Nama (Latin)

273,325 people
1 countries
398 fonts

Mundang (Latin)

249,949 people
1 countries
210 fonts

Colognian (Latin)

241,782 people
1 countries
4,693 fonts

Samburu (Latin)

219,032 people
1 countries
62,265 fonts

Kako (Latin)

134,972 people
1 countries
208 fonts

Maori (Latin)

126,289 people
1 countries
4,825 fonts

Vai (Vai)

121,914 people
1 countries
6 fonts

Duala (Latin)

119,975 people
1 countries
273 fonts

Rwa (Latin)

118,691 people
1 countries
62,230 fonts

Metaʼ (Latin)

117,476 people
1 countries
269 fonts

Sangu (Latin)

107,901 people
1 countries
62,263 fonts

Tongan (Latin)

101,155 people
1 countries
711 fonts

Ngomba (Latin)

84,982 people
1 countries
152 fonts

Bafia (Latin)

79,983 people
1 countries
288 fonts

Faroese (Latin)

69,495 people
2 countries
29,246 fonts

Scottish Gaelic (Latin)

64,121 people
1 countries
35,949 fonts

Kalaallisut (Latin)

55,205 people
2 countries
4,421 fonts

Northern Sami (Latin)

50,283 people
3 countries
3,552 fonts

Romansh (Latin)

41,181 people
1 countries
35,914 fonts

Friulian (Latin)

37,282 people
1 countries
34,675 fonts

Aghem (Latin)

34,992 people
1 countries
180 fonts

Hawaiian (Latin)

29,069 people
1 countries
714 fonts

Cherokee (Cherokee)

25,150 people
1 countries
2 fonts

Upper Sorbian (Latin)

12,895 people
1 countries
5,156 fonts

Walser (Latin)

11,183 people
2 countries
4,609 fonts

Kwasio (Latin)

8,998 people
1 countries
233 fonts

Lakota (Latin)

8,165 people
1 countries
496 fonts

Tasawaq (Latin)

8,083 people
1 countries
289 fonts

Lower Sorbian (Latin)

7,011 people
1 countries
5,091 fonts

Yangben (Latin)

2,299 people
1 countries
286 fonts

Cornish (Latin)

2,007 people
1 countries
62,212 fonts

Manx (Latin)

1,687 people
1 countries
35,900 fonts

Inari Sami (Latin)

607 people
1 countries
3,678 fonts

Esperanto (Latin)

298 people
1 countries
4,433 fonts

Interlingua (Latin)

134 people
2 countries
62,212 fonts

Church Slavic (Cyrillic)

0 people
1 countries
14 fonts

Prussian (Latin)

0 people
0 countries
293 fonts

Vai (Latin)

0 people
1 countries
236 fonts

Volapük (Latin)

0 people
0 countries
37,124 fonts

Root (Unknown Script)

0 people
0 countries
65,233 fonts