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
71,127 fonts

Chinese (Simplified)

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

Hindi (Devanagari)

527,223,073 people
5 countries
52 fonts

Spanish (Latin)

476,841,407 people
37 countries
40,618 fonts

Arabic (Arabic)

323,004,801 people
36 countries
81 fonts

French (Latin)

259,176,155 people
62 countries
32,256 fonts

Bangla (Bangla)

258,969,180 people
4 countries
19 fonts

Urdu (Arabic)

258,846,282 people
3 countries
24 fonts

Portuguese (Latin)

230,340,528 people
14 countries
40,650 fonts

Russian (Cyrillic)

195,794,014 people
22 countries
1,618 fonts

Indonesian (Latin)

167,079,364 people
2 countries
71,127 fonts

Swahili (Latin)

151,550,283 people
9 countries
71,145 fonts

Punjabi (Arabic)

143,447,500 people
1 countries
26 fonts

German (Latin)

134,402,814 people
27 countries
38,336 fonts

Japanese (Japanese)

120,563,891 people
2 countries
61 fonts

Telugu (Telugu)

92,299,677 people
1 countries
8 fonts

Marathi (Devanagari)

89,735,800 people
1 countries
52 fonts

Javanese (Latin)

88,974,124 people
2 countries
41,597 fonts

Vietnamese (Latin)

83,815,196 people
3 countries
884 fonts

Persian (Arabic)

80,740,270 people
8 countries
45 fonts

Tamil (Tamil)

80,589,627 people
6 countries
16 fonts

Turkish (Latin)

79,109,897 people
10 countries
5,235 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
42,242 fonts

Filipino (Latin)

63,925,429 people
2 countries
43,029 fonts

Gujarati (Gujarati)

57,692,537 people
2 countries
10 fonts

Thai (Thai)

54,731,280 people
1 countries
146 fonts

Kannada (Kannada)

47,431,780 people
1 countries
5 fonts

Pashto (Arabic)

45,719,749 people
4 countries
21 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
6,248 fonts

Punjabi (Gurmukhi)

36,425,419 people
4 countries
14 fonts

Burmese (Myanmar)

35,610,668 people
2 countries
15 fonts

Amharic (Ethiopic)

34,814,468 people
2 countries
9 fonts

Oromo (Latin)

33,982,124 people
3 countries
71,127 fonts

Hausa (Latin)

32,911,982 people
3 countries
271 fonts

Dutch (Latin)

31,405,176 people
9 countries
2,576 fonts

Ukrainian (Cyrillic)

29,361,938 people
5 countries
689 fonts

Sindhi (Arabic)

27,924,043 people
2 countries
28 fonts

Uzbek (Latin)

25,770,120 people
3 countries
772 fonts

Yoruba (Latin)

25,521,759 people
2 countries
668 fonts

Igbo (Latin)

24,782,160 people
1 countries
791 fonts

Malay (Latin)

24,773,491 people
3 countries
71,127 fonts

Malagasy (Latin)

22,548,780 people
1 countries
41,862 fonts

Romanian (Latin)

22,348,614 people
6 countries
2,486 fonts

Nepali (Devanagari)

20,236,864 people
3 countries
52 fonts

Assamese (Bangla)

16,665,219 people
1 countries
27 fonts

Somali (Latin)

15,899,255 people
4 countries
71,127 fonts

Sinhala (Sinhala)

15,238,392 people
1 countries
7 fonts

Khmer (Khmer)

14,422,005 people
1 countries
17 fonts

Zulu (Latin)

13,601,029 people
5 countries
71,127 fonts

Czech (Latin)

13,020,746 people
2 countries
5,669 fonts

Swedish (Latin)

12,645,258 people
4 countries
41,906 fonts

Greek (Greek)

12,501,710 people
10 countries
964 fonts

Hungarian (Latin)

12,491,025 people
8 countries
6,283 fonts

Kazakh (Cyrillic)

11,876,853 people
2 countries
725 fonts

Low German (Latin)

11,550,597 people
2 countries
42,084 fonts

Shona (Latin)

11,182,131 people
1 countries
71,145 fonts

Central Kurdish (Arabic)

11,037,262 people
2 countries
25 fonts

Quechua (Latin)

10,989,182 people
3 countries
1,302 fonts

Akan (Latin)

10,724,961 people
1 countries
393 fonts

Kinyarwanda (Latin)

10,311,671 people
3 countries
71,127 fonts

Wolof (Latin)

10,278,098 people
2 countries
3,907 fonts

Belarusian (Cyrillic)

10,138,393 people
3 countries
1,438 fonts

Xhosa (Latin)

9,891,068 people
2 countries
71,127 fonts

Tigrinya (Ethiopic)

9,882,311 people
3 countries
6 fonts

Azerbaijani (Latin)

9,463,900 people
3 countries
853 fonts

Afrikaans (Latin)

8,998,973 people
3 countries
42,233 fonts

Catalan (Latin)

8,502,430 people
4 countries
32,332 fonts

Tajik (Cyrillic)

8,468,560 people
1 countries
670 fonts

Hebrew (Hebrew)

8,299,710 people
1 countries
246 fonts

Sichuan Yi (Yi)

8,275,800 people
1 countries
6 fonts

Bambara (Latin)

8,227,192 people
1 countries
293 fonts

Serbian (Latin)

8,216,289 people
7 countries
5,661 fonts

Kikuyu (Latin)

8,094,669 people
1 countries
5,017 fonts

Bulgarian (Cyrillic)

8,019,140 people
6 countries
1,657 fonts

Swiss German (Latin)

7,850,429 people
4 countries
43,628 fonts

Uyghur (Arabic)

7,589,152 people
2 countries
24 fonts

Serbian (Cyrillic)

7,552,416 people
4 countries
1,424 fonts

Standard Moroccan Tamazight (Tifinagh)

7,477,074 people
1 countries
22 fonts

Fulah (Latin)

7,422,054 people
12 countries
308 fonts

Rundi (Latin)

7,224,084 people
1 countries
71,127 fonts

Danish (Latin)

6,835,734 people
4 countries
38,595 fonts

Croatian (Latin)

6,757,796 people
8 countries
5,661 fonts

Albanian (Latin)

6,746,395 people
7 countries
41,659 fonts

Slovak (Latin)

6,681,188 people
4 countries
5,593 fonts

Turkmen (Latin)

6,622,621 people
3 countries
5,689 fonts

Kurdish (Latin)

6,610,868 people
7 countries
5,998 fonts

Cantonese (Traditional)

6,472,350 people
1 countries
5 fonts

Finnish (Latin)

5,686,298 people
4 countries
28,560 fonts

Kashmiri (Arabic)

5,520,413 people
3 countries
15 fonts

Armenian (Armenian)

5,417,368 people
8 countries
96 fonts

Norwegian Bokmål (Latin)

5,321,543 people
2 countries
38,045 fonts

Luyia (Latin)

5,237,727 people
1 countries
71,127 fonts

Ganda (Latin)

5,144,113 people
1 countries
3,959 fonts

Bemba (Latin)

4,951,320 people
1 countries
71,194 fonts

Lao (Lao)

4,917,429 people
1 countries
14 fonts

Konkani (Devanagari)

4,743,178 people
1 countries
52 fonts

Luo (Latin)

4,666,338 people
1 countries
71,183 fonts

Uzbek (Cyrillic)

4,467,852 people
2 countries
709 fonts

Ewe (Latin)

4,379,049 people
2 countries
226 fonts

Georgian (Georgian)

4,340,151 people
3 countries
82 fonts

Mazanderani (Arabic)

4,101,080 people
1 countries
45 fonts

Bosnian (Latin)

3,817,618 people
1 countries
5,661 fonts

Bosnian (Cyrillic)

3,817,618 people
1 countries
1,424 fonts

Kamba (Latin)

3,618,793 people
1 countries
5,015 fonts

Kalenjin (Latin)

3,618,793 people
1 countries
71,196 fonts

Galician (Latin)

3,442,249 people
2 countries
42,299 fonts

Central Atlas Tamazight (Latin)

3,330,696 people
1 countries
229 fonts

Zarma (Latin)

3,271,701 people
1 countries
322 fonts

Kabyle (Latin)

3,195,613 people
1 countries
244 fonts

Tibetan (Tibetan)

2,970,135 people
3 countries
16 fonts

Tachelhit (Tifinagh)

2,956,842 people
1 countries
22 fonts

Tachelhit (Latin)

2,956,842 people
1 countries
229 fonts

Lingala (Latin)

2,911,128 people
4 countries
252 fonts

Mongolian (Cyrillic)

2,855,596 people
2 countries
833 fonts

Kyrgyz (Cyrillic)

2,778,777 people
1 countries
743 fonts

Sango (Latin)

2,756,308 people
1 countries
42,226 fonts

Nyankole (Latin)

2,492,916 people
1 countries
71,127 fonts

Lithuanian (Latin)

2,436,599 people
2 countries
5,133 fonts

Gusii (Latin)

2,333,169 people
1 countries
71,145 fonts

Chiga (Latin)

2,136,785 people
1 countries
71,127 fonts

Soga (Latin)

2,097,215 people
1 countries
71,127 fonts

Tatar (Cyrillic)

1,991,611 people
1 countries
734 fonts

Northern Luri (Arabic)

1,961,524 people
2 countries
8 fonts

Luba-Katanga (Latin)

1,915,927 people
1 countries
307 fonts

Meru (Latin)

1,904,628 people
1 countries
5,015 fonts

Teso (Latin)

1,895,589 people
2 countries
71,173 fonts

Slovenian (Latin)

1,858,801 people
4 countries
6,367 fonts

Bodo (Devanagari)

1,794,716 people
1 countries
75 fonts

North Ndebele (Latin)

1,656,612 people
1 countries
71,128 fonts

Uzbek (Arabic)

1,603,865 people
1 countries
21 fonts

Macedonian (Cyrillic)

1,596,113 people
3 countries
1,427 fonts

Masai (Latin)

1,571,114 people
2 countries
230 fonts

Norwegian Nynorsk (Latin)

1,330,012 people
1 countries
38,045 fonts

Makonde (Latin)

1,294,821 people
1 countries
71,127 fonts

Sena (Latin)

1,222,390 people
1 countries
40,650 fonts

Morisyen (Latin)

1,220,751 people
1 countries
71,134 fonts

Makhuwa-Meetto (Latin)

1,195,816 people
1 countries
71,145 fonts

Latvian (Latin)

1,186,230 people
1 countries
4,841 fonts

Irish (Latin)

1,119,282 people
2 countries
42,900 fonts

Azerbaijani (Cyrillic)

1,118,477 people
2 countries
675 fonts

Basque (Latin)

1,066,402 people
2 countries
41,482 fonts

Yiddish (Hebrew)

1,032,232 people
6 countries
174 fonts

Chechen (Cyrillic)

938,902 people
1 countries
596 fonts

Bena (Latin)

917,165 people
1 countries
71,134 fonts

Shambala (Latin)

917,165 people
1 countries
71,146 fonts

Estonian (Latin)

894,691 people
2 countries
28,562 fonts

Ewondo (Latin)

774,841 people
1 countries
229 fonts

Western Frisian (Latin)

734,642 people
1 countries
2,557 fonts

Nuer (Latin)

729,461 people
1 countries
219 fonts

Embu (Latin)

714,235 people
1 countries
5,015 fonts

Chakma (Chakma)

706,162 people
2 countries
1 fonts

Asu (Latin)

647,410 people
1 countries
71,145 fonts

Asturian (Latin)

636,456 people
1 countries
749 fonts

Koyraboro Senni (Latin)

608,096 people
1 countries
322 fonts

Ossetic (Cyrillic)

563,604 people
2 countries
802 fonts

Breton (Latin)

556,981 people
1 countries
1,292 fonts

Welsh (Latin)

527,515 people
2 countries
3,828 fonts

Kabuverdianu (Latin)

510,418 people
1 countries
43,030 fonts

Langi (Latin)

469,372 people
1 countries
297 fonts

Sakha (Cyrillic)

455,225 people
1 countries
653 fonts

Maltese (Latin)

416,338 people
1 countries
4,647 fonts

Machame (Latin)

404,631 people
1 countries
71,145 fonts

Rombo (Latin)

404,631 people
1 countries
71,145 fonts

Vunjo (Latin)

404,631 people
1 countries
71,145 fonts

Luxembourgish (Latin)

398,067 people
1 countries
42,795 fonts

Taita (Latin)

390,448 people
1 countries
71,145 fonts

Jola-Fonyi (Latin)

381,380 people
1 countries
3,907 fonts

Dzongkha (Tibetan)

358,958 people
2 countries
23 fonts

Ngiemboon (Latin)

349,928 people
1 countries
180 fonts

Icelandic (Latin)

339,747 people
1 countries
31,891 fonts

Koyra Chiini (Latin)

304,048 people
1 countries
322 fonts

Basaa (Latin)

299,938 people
1 countries
124 fonts

Nama (Latin)

273,325 people
1 countries
433 fonts

Mundang (Latin)

249,949 people
1 countries
215 fonts

Colognian (Latin)

241,782 people
1 countries
5,063 fonts

Samburu (Latin)

219,032 people
1 countries
71,186 fonts

Kako (Latin)

134,972 people
1 countries
214 fonts

Maori (Latin)

126,289 people
1 countries
5,234 fonts

Vai (Vai)

121,914 people
1 countries
6 fonts

Duala (Latin)

119,975 people
1 countries
280 fonts

Rwa (Latin)

118,691 people
1 countries
71,145 fonts

Metaʼ (Latin)

117,476 people
1 countries
280 fonts

Sangu (Latin)

107,901 people
1 countries
71,184 fonts

Tongan (Latin)

101,155 people
1 countries
782 fonts

Ngomba (Latin)

84,982 people
1 countries
157 fonts

Bafia (Latin)

79,983 people
1 countries
298 fonts

Faroese (Latin)

69,495 people
2 countries
32,983 fonts

Scottish Gaelic (Latin)

64,121 people
1 countries
42,299 fonts

Kalaallisut (Latin)

55,205 people
2 countries
4,748 fonts

Northern Sami (Latin)

50,283 people
3 countries
3,728 fonts

Romansh (Latin)

41,181 people
1 countries
42,256 fonts

Friulian (Latin)

37,282 people
1 countries
40,880 fonts

Aghem (Latin)

34,992 people
1 countries
184 fonts

Hawaiian (Latin)

29,069 people
1 countries
785 fonts

Cherokee (Cherokee)

25,150 people
1 countries
2 fonts

Upper Sorbian (Latin)

12,895 people
1 countries
5,598 fonts

Walser (Latin)

11,183 people
2 countries
4,996 fonts

Kwasio (Latin)

8,998 people
1 countries
237 fonts

Lakota (Latin)

8,165 people
1 countries
553 fonts

Tasawaq (Latin)

8,083 people
1 countries
322 fonts

Lower Sorbian (Latin)

7,011 people
1 countries
5,530 fonts

Yangben (Latin)

2,299 people
1 countries
297 fonts

Cornish (Latin)

2,007 people
1 countries
71,127 fonts

Manx (Latin)

1,687 people
1 countries
42,195 fonts

Inari Sami (Latin)

607 people
1 countries
3,859 fonts

Esperanto (Latin)

298 people
1 countries
4,730 fonts

Interlingua (Latin)

134 people
2 countries
71,127 fonts

Church Slavic (Cyrillic)

0 people
1 countries
14 fonts

Prussian (Latin)

0 people
0 countries
351 fonts

Vai (Latin)

0 people
1 countries
242 fonts

Volapük (Latin)

0 people
0 countries
43,630 fonts

Root (Unknown Script)

0 people
0 countries
74,229 fonts