More Spanish speakers in US than in Spain

There are 41 million American Spanish speakers and 11.6 million bilinguals

LAST UPDATED: 1 Jul, 2015 @ 10:38
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speak spanishNEW figures reveal the USA is now the second largest Spanish-speaking nation after Mexico.

It is only outstripped by Mexico which has 121 million Spanish speakers.

In a study by Instituto Cervantes, it has been revealed that there are 41 million American Spanish speakers – and 11.6 million bilinguals.

And Spain’s population is just 46 million, comparatively minor.

It is predicted that there will be 138 million Spanish speakers in the US by 2050.



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