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who knows what language is spoken in India? is there a list of languages spoken in India?

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list of languages spoken in India:

 

language Language Code Language status Lang. Pop. (%) Wiki Info
Hindi hi Official 41% See link
English en Official 11% See link
Bengali bn official regional 8.1% See link
Telugu te official regional 7.2% See link
Marathi mr official regional 7% See link
Tamil ta official regional 5.9% See link
Urdu ur official regional 5% See link
Gujarati gu official regional 4.5% See link
Kannada kn official regional 3.7% See link
Oriya or official regional 3.2% See link
Malayalam ml official regional 3.2% See link
Punjabi (Gurmukhi) pa_Guru official regional 2.8% See link
Bhojpuri bho   2.3% See link
Awadhi awa   1.9% See link
Assamese as official regional 1.3% See link
Marwari mwr   1.2% See link
Maithili mai official regional 1.2% See link
Magahi mag   1.2% See link
Haryanvi bgc   1.2% See link
Chhattisgarhi hne   1.1% See link
Deccan dcc   1% See link
Nepali ne official regional 0.6% See link
Kanauji bjj   0.6% See link
Santali sat official regional 0.6% See link
Mewati wtm   0.5% See link
Rangpuri rkt   0.4% See link
Kashmiri (Arabic) ks_Arab official regional 0.4% See link
Konkani kok official regional 0.4% See link
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language Language Code Language status Lang. Pop. (%) Wiki Info
Shekhawati swv   0.3% See link
Lambadi lmn   0.3% See link
Garhwali gbm   0.3% See link
Sindhi (Arabic) sd_Arab official regional 0.3% See link
Gondi (Telugu) gon_Telu   0.2% See link
Kumaoni kfy   0.2% See link
Dogri doi   0.2% See link
Kurukh kru   0.2% See link
Waddar wbq   0.2% See link
Tulu tcy   0.2% See link
Sadri sck   0.2% See link
Kangri xnr   0.2% See link
Wagdi wbr   0.2% See link
Khandesi khn   0.2% See link
Bodo brx   0.1% See link
Nimadi noe   0.1% See link
Bhili bhb   0.1% See link
Manipuri mni   0.1% See link
Rajasthani raj   0.1% See link
Ho hoc   0.1% See link
Mewari mtr   0.1% See link
Mundari (Bengali) unr_Beng   0.1% See link
Bhilali bhi   0.1% See link
Hadothi hoj   0.1% See link
Khasi kha official regional 0.1% See link
Kachchi kfr   0.1% See link
Garo grt   0.1% See link
Munda (Bengali) unx_Beng   Smaller then 0.01% See link

 

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language Language Code Language status Lang. Pop. (%) Wiki Info
Bagheli bfy   Smaller then 0.01% See link
Sirmauri srx   Smaller then 0.01% See link
Saurashtra saz   Smaller then 0.01% See link
Chakma ccp   Smaller then 0.01% See link
Sindhi (Devanagari) sd_Deva official regional Smaller then 0.01% See link
Badaga bfq   Smaller then 0.01% See link
Riang ria   Smaller then 0.01% See link
Tibetan bo   Smaller then 0.01% See link
Balti bft   Smaller then 0.01% See link
Braj bra   Smaller then 0.01% See link
Lepcha lep   Smaller then 0.01% See link
Limbu (Devanagari) lif_Deva   Smaller then 0.01% See link
Bateri btv   Smaller then 0.01% See link
Lahnda lah   Smaller then 0.01% See link
Sanskrit sa official regional Smaller then 0.01% See link
Khamti kht   Smaller then 0.01% See link
Divehi dv   Smaller then 0.01% See link
Dzongkha dz   Smaller then 0.01% See link
 
An official language is a language that is given a special legal status in a particular country.
An official regional language is a language that is given a special legal status in a particular region in the country.

 

According to the The Unicode Consortium the overall literacy rate (The ability to read and write) in India is 62%.
 
More information about languages spoken in India (see links):
Information links (Principal Languages, Immigrant Languages, Language Counts, etc.) about Languages spoken within India - See link.
A complete India's languages summaries - See link.
Map showing the locations of languages in India - See link.

 

Sources
The Unicode Consortium - See link.

 

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