German-speaking Europe

The German Language is spoken in many regions of Europe, being the main language of approximately 95 to 100 million people, or 13.3% of all Europeans. It's also the second most spoken language in Europe, after Russian (with 144 million speakers), above French (with 66.5 million) and English(with 64.2 million).

The infographic shows the percentage of German-speaking population in the EU, Switzerland, Turkey, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Liechtenstein and some European microstates.