Top 217 Written Languages
World Population: 7,409,494,938 The number of people alive on the planet.
Literate World Population: 6,056,004,386 81.7% of the world population is literate (can read or write at least one language)
Worldwide Language Population: 8,331,644,941 The number of people that can read or write languages. Many people are literate in multiple written languages, which is why this number is higher than world population.
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.