Language Info

Tibetan written in Tibetan script

Below you'll find all the characters used to write this language and all the countries where this language is used.

Alternate Scripts for Tibetan

  • Tibetan can also be written using the Marchen script

Standard Characters

The minimal characters required for this language

Auxiliary Characters

Additional letters (beyond the minimal set) used in foreign or technical words found in typical magazines, newspapers, etc..

Punctuation Characters

The marks used to separate sentences and to clarify meaning

Unicode Blocks

Tibetan uses characters from the following Unicode blocks


The worldwide literate language population for Tibetan is 2,970,135 people across 3 countries.


2,758,600 people
0.20% literate in Tibetan


141,013 people
0.01% literate in Tibetan


70,522 people
0.24% literate in Tibetan


Our data is sourced from a number of places, and we want to give them credit here. We use ISO639 codes for the country codes that support the language.

  1. Unicode CLDR
  2. CLDR Exemplar Characters