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Number of French Speakers

How many French speakers are there?

67.8 million.

There are a total of 67.8 million French speakers in 60 different countries worldwide. This is according to the Summer Institute of Linguistic’â„¢s 16th edition of the World Ethnologue published in 2009. French ranks 16th among all world languages in terms of the number of speakers.

This fact is verified on : April 8, 2010.

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  1. 67 million is the population of France. It is impossible that that number includes speakers in all 60 countries.

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