Tajik speaking countriesTajik is the official language in Tajikistan and is spoken in 1 more countries as monther tongue by a part of the population.
With a share of around 68%, it is most widespread in Tajikistan. A total of about 8.0 m people worldwide speak Tajik as their mother tongue.
|Tajikistan||Central Asia||yes||68.1 %||6,495,000|
|Uzbekistan||Central Asia||no||4.4 %||1,506,000|
Unless otherwise described in the text, this page is about native speakers - not the total number of speakers. How many people understand or speak Tajik as a subsequently learned language is not the subject of this page. Countries where native speakers make up only a few thousand or even a few hundred people, or countries with a percentage well below 1%, are maybe not listed here.