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India is a home of several different languages. In India, Hindi and English are mostly used language. The Indian census takes the widest possible definition of “Hindi” as a broad variety of “Hindi Languages”.

Currently there are 57 languages of India.

 

Rank Language Speakers (Approx.) Percentage
1 Hindi 422,048,642 41.03%
2 Bengali 83,369,769 8.11%
3 Telugu 74,002,856 7.19%
4 Marathi 71,936,894 6.99%
5 Tamil 60,793,814 5.91%
6 Urdu 51,536,111 5.01%
7 Gujarati 46,091,617 4.48%
8 Kannada 37,924,011 3.69%
9 Malayalam 33,066,392 3.21%
10 Oriya 33,017,446 3.21%
11 Punjabi 29,102,477 2.83%
12 Assamese 13,168,484 1.28%
13 Maithili 12,179,122 1.18%
14 Bhili/Bhilodi 9,582,957 0.93%
15 Santali 6,469,600 0.63%
16 Kashmiri 5,527,698 0.54%
17 Nepali 2,871,749 0.28%
18 Gondi 2,713,790 0.26%
19 Sindhi 2,535,485 0.25%
20 Konkani 2,489,015 0.24%
21 Dogri 2,282,589 0.22%
22 Khandeshi 2,075,258 0.21%
23 Kurukh 1,751,489 0.17%
24 Tulu 1,722,768 0.17%
25 Meitei/Manipuri 1,466,705* 0.14%
26 Bodo 1,350,478 0.13%
27 Khasi 1,128,575 0.11%
28 Mundari 1,061,352 0.10%
29 Ho 1,042,724 0.10%
30 Kui 916,222
31 Garo 889,479
32 Kokborok 854,023
33 Mizo 674,756
34 Halabi 593,443
35 Korku 574,481
36 Munda 469,357
37 Mishing 390,583 0.05%
38 Karbi/Mikir 366,229 0.04%
39 Saurashtra 310,000 0.04%
40 Savara 273,168 0.03%
41 Koya 270,994 0.03%
42 English 226,449 0.03%
43 Kharia 225,556 0.03%
44 Khond/Kondh 220,783 0.03%
45 Nishi 173,791 0.02%
46 Ao 172,449 0.02%
50 Sema 166,157 0.02%
51 Kisan 162,088 0.02%
52 Adi 158,409 0.02%
53 Rabha 139,365 0.02%
54 Konyak 137,722 0.02%
55 Malto 108,148 0.01%
56 Thado 107,992 0.01%
57 Tangkhul 101,841 0.01%

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