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Filipino speaking countries

Filipino is no official language in any country, but is spoken as mother tongue in 5 countries by a minor part of the population.

With a share of around 33%, it is most widespread on the Northern Mariana Islands. A total of about 184,586.3 people worldwide speak Filipino as their mother tongue.

Country Region Official language Distribution Total
JapanEast Asiano0.1 %126,000
GuamMicronesiano21.2 %35,000
Northern Mariana IslandsMicronesiano32.8 %19,000
Cayman IslandsCaribbeanno3.3 %2,000
PalauMicronesiano10.8 %2,000