Video : The French language throughout the world
• 5th most widely spoken language in the world,
• official language of 32 States and governments,
• 321 million speakers,
• 61.8% of which live in Africa (North Africa, Near East and Sub-Saharan Africa),
• 132 million learners of and in French,
• 4th most used language on the internet.
Updated: June 2022