Spanish is spoken by more than 470 million people worldwide and nearly half of the population in the Western Hemisphere speaks Spanish.
Spanish is also gaining importance in Europe, where it is quickly becoming the foreign language of choice after English. Because of is gaining prominence, Spanish can open the door for you to many millions of people.
In both the US and Canada, Spanish is the most popular foreign language to learn. Understanding Spanish opens the door to the other Romance languages.
The Hispanic population in the United States has grown by 60% in the last decade. Due to this increase there is a growing demand for Spanish radio, television, newspaper, and magazines.
By 2050, the number of Hispanics in the US is projected to grow to over 100 million people, which will account for nearly 25% of the total U.S. population.
1 – Over the past decade, the demand for Spanish language courses worldwide has almost doubled.
2 – Spanish is the second most used language in international communication.
3 – Spanish is the third most used language as an international language of politics, economics and culture.
4 – Spanish is one of the six official languages of the United Nations.
5 – Spanish is either the primary language or the largest secondary language in 28 nations.
The following are International organizations where Spanish is an official language: