Spanish is the language of the present… and the future!

Currently, approximately 500 million people speak Spanish, and that number is only growing!

It’s estimated that by 2050, the number will have reached 600 million. That’s 7% of the global population. By 2030, Spanish will likely be spoken by the 7.5% of our planet’s inhabitants.

Source: Instituto Cervantes

Spanish is the second most studied language in the world.

In 2010, the number of people studying Spanish as a second language totaled more than 20 million. In three generations, 10% of the world population will be able to communicate in Spanish.

Source: Instituto Cervantes

The United States has almost 40 million native Spanish speakers and 73% of Hispanic families communicate in their own language.

It is the most studied language at all levels of education in the US and the number of university students enrolled in Spanish courses exceeds the total of all other foreign languages. By 2050, the U.S. will become the largest Spanish-speaking country in the world. There are more Spanish speakers in the United States than there are speakers of Chinese, French, Italian, Hawaiian, and the Native American languages combined.

Source: Instituto Cervantes

Spanish is the official language of 22 countries and the second largest native language in the world.

It is the second most commonly language used for international communication and the third most commonly used language on the Internet.

Source: Wikipedia and Instituto Cervantes

Mexico contains the largest population of Spanish speakers, with 114 million. The United States is next, with 50 million.

Source: Wikipedia

Spanish is one language with two names. Some Spanish speaking countries use the term español, while others prefer to use castellano.

Source: Wikipedia

Between 2000 and 2013, the Spanish presence in social networks increased by 1,123 percent.

It is the second most used language on Facebook and Twitter. The Spanish publishing companies have 162 offices worldwide and distribute to 28 countries.