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Tamil Alternatives

Tamil
 
Number of Native speakers: 63.1
Native Speakers as % of World: 1.4
Total Number of Speakers: 68
Total Speakers as % of World: 0.9
No. of Countries Spoken In: 6
Family: Dravidian
Countries Spoken In: Sri Lanka, Singapore, India, Malaysia, Mauritius, South Africa
Writing System: Tamil
Telugu
Number of Native speakers: 66.4
Native Speakers as % of World: 1.4
Total Number of Speakers: 74
Total Speakers as % of World: 1
No. of Countries Spoken In: 2
Family: Dravidian
Countries Spoken In: India, Singapore
Writing System: Telugu

Kannada
Number of Native speakers: 33.7
Native Speakers as % of World: 0.7
Total Number of Speakers: 60
Total Speakers as % of World: 0.8
No. of Countries Spoken In: 7
Family: Dravidian
Countries Spoken In: India, United States, Australia, Singapore, United Kingdom, Mauritius, United Arab Emirates
Writing System: Kannada

Urdu
Number of Native speakers: 58
Native Speakers as % of World: 1.3
Total Number of Speakers: 65
Total Speakers as % of World: 0.9
No. of Countries Spoken In: 6
Family: Indo-European
Countries Spoken In: Pakistan, Afghanistan, India, Mauritius, South Africa, Thailand
Writing System: Nasta'liq (Arabic)

Korean
Number of Native speakers: 75
Native Speakers as % of World: 1.6
Total Number of Speakers: 78
Total Speakers as % of World: 1
No. of Countries Spoken In: 5
Family: Isolate
Countries Spoken In: Korea, China, Japan, Singapore, Thailand
Writing System: Hangul (Korean)

Malayalam
Number of Native speakers: 34
Native Speakers as % of World: 0.7
Total Number of Speakers: 35
Total Speakers as % of World: 1
No. of Countries Spoken In: 3
Family: Dravidian
Countries Spoken In: Malaysia, Singapore, India
Writing System: Malayalam

Italian
Number of Native speakers: 59
Native Speakers as % of World: 1.3
Total Number of Speakers: 62
Total Speakers as % of World: 0.8
No. of Countries Spoken In: 12
Family: Indo-European
Countries Spoken In: Italy, Vatican City, San Marino, Switzerland, Malta, Croatia, Slovenia, Eritrea, Somalia, Libya, Monaco, France
Writing System: Latin

Cantonese
Number of Native speakers: 66
Native Speakers as % of World: 1.4
Total Number of Speakers: 70
Total Speakers as % of World: 0.9
No. of Countries Spoken In: 17
Family: Sino-Tibetan
Countries Spoken In: Hong Kong, Macau, Taiwan, China, Singapore, Laos, Cambodia, Thailand, Malaysia, Vietnam, Indonesia, United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Netherlands, Australia, New Zealand
Writing System: Chinese

Marathi
Number of Native speakers: 64.8
Native Speakers as % of World: 1.4
Total Number of Speakers: 90
Total Speakers as % of World: 1.2
No. of Countries Spoken In: 3
Family: Indo-European
Countries Spoken In: India, Mauritius, Israel
Writing System: Devangari

Pashto
Number of Native speakers: 50
Native Speakers as % of World: 1.1
Total Number of Speakers: 60
Total Speakers as % of World: 0.8
No. of Countries Spoken In: 3
Family: Indo-European
Countries Spoken In: Afghanistan, Pakistan, Iran
Writing System: Perso-Arabic

Persian (Farsi)
Number of Native speakers: 39
Native Speakers as % of World: 0.8
Total Number of Speakers: 59
Total Speakers as % of World: 0.8
No. of Countries Spoken In: 11
Family: Indo-European
Countries Spoken In: Iran, Afghanistan, Tajikistan, Iraq, Oman, Qatar, United Arab Emirates, Uzbekistan, Turkey, Kuwait, Bahrain
Writing System: Arabic


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