Swedish

How many people are native Swedish speakers?

About 10 million people speak Swedish natively, mainly in Sweden and in Finland, where it is recognized as one of the official languages spoken natively by 5% of the population.

How many people speak Swedish in the world?

Around 13 million people speak Swedish worldwide. Most second language speakers live in Finland, where Swedish is taught at school.

Origins of Swedish

Swedish is a North Germanic language of the Indo-European family. It is a descendent of Old Norse and is mutually intelligible with Norwegian, and to a lesser extent with Danish.

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