Table of Languages

 

 

Note:
0 Speaker:
EXTINCT
1 - 1,000 Speakers:
ENDANGERED
1, 000 or More:
STABLE

 

 

PHILIPPINE LANGUAGE
NUMBER OF
SPEAKER
ALTERNATE NAMES
STATUS
A
Adasen
4,000
Itneg Adasen, Addasen Tinguian, Addasen
Stable
Agta, Alabat Island
30
Alabat Island Dumagat
Endangered
Agta, Camarines Norte
150
Manide, Abiyan
Endangered
Agta, Casiguran Dumagat
610
Casiguran Dumagat
Endangered
Agta, Central Cagayan
780
Labin Agta
Endangered
Agta, Dicamay
0
Dicamay Dumagat
Extinct
Agta, Dupaninan
1,400
Dupaningan Agta, Eastern Cagayan Agta
Stable
Agta, Isarog
6
 
Endangered
Agta, Mt. Iraya
150
East, Inagta of Mt. Iraya, Itbeg Rugnot, Lake Buhi, Rugnot of Lake Buhi East
Endangered
Agta, Mt. Iriga
1,500
Mt. Iriga Negrito, San Ramon Inagta, Lake Buhi West
Stable
Agta, Umiray Dumaget
3,000
Umirey Dumagat, Umiray Agta
Stable
Agta, Villaviciosa
0
 
Extinct
Agutaynen
15,000
Agutaynon, Agutayno
Stable
Alangan
7,690
 
Stable
Alta, Northern
200
Edimala, Ditaylin Dumagat, Ditaylin Alta Baler Negrito
Endangered
Alta, Southern
1,000
Pugot, Kabuluwen, Kabuluwan, Kabuluen, Kabulowan, Ita, Baluga
Endangered
Arta
15
 
Endangered
Ata
4
 
Endangered
Ati
1,500
Inati
Stable
Atta, Faire
300
Southern Atta
Endangered
Atta, Pamplona
1,000
Northern Cagayan Negrito
Endangered
Atta, Pudtol
710
Northern Cagayan Negrito
Endangered
Ayta, Abellen
3,000
Aburlen Negrito, Ayta Abellen Sambal, Abenlen
Stable
Ayta, Ambala
1,660
Ambala Sambal, Ambala Agta
Stable
Ayta, Bataan
500
Mariveles Ayta, Bataan Sambal, Bataan Ayta
Endangered
Ayta, Mag-Anchi
8,200
Mag-Anchi Sambal
Stable
Ayta, Mag-Indi
5,000
Mag-Indi Sambal, Indi Ayta, Baloga
Stable
Ayta, Sorsogon
18
 
Endangered
Ayta, Tayabas
0
 
Extinct
B
B’laan, Koronadal
150,000
Korondal Bilaan, Tagalagad, Biraan, Baraan, Bilanes
Stable
B’laan, Sarangani
90,800
Balud, Bilaan, Tumanao
Stable
Balangao
21,300
Balangaw, Farangao, Balangao Bontoc
Stable
Balangingi
80,000
Western Mindanao, Sulu Archipelago Northeast of Jolo, Islands and Coastal Areas of Zamboanga Coast Peninsula and Basilan Island. Possibly on Luzon and Palawan. Northern Sama on Luzon at White Beach near Subic Bay; Lutangan in Western Mindanao, Olutangga Island. Also in Sabah, Malaysia.
Stable
Bantoanon
200,000
 
Stable
Batak
200
Palawan Batak, Tinitianes, Babuyan
Endangered
Bicolano, Albay
1,900,000
 
Stable
Bicolano, Central
2,500,000
Bikol
Stable
Bicolano, Iriga
234,000
Rinconada Bicolano
Stable
Bicolano, Northern Catanduanes
122,000
Pandan
Stable
Bicolano, Southern Catanduanes
85,000
Virac
Stable
Binukid
100,000
Binukid Manobo, Bukidnon, Binokid
Stable
Bolinao
50,000
Bolinao Sambal, Bolinao Zambal, Binubulinao
Stable
Bontoc, Central
540,000
Bontoc Igorot, Bontoc
Stable
Buhid
8,000
Bukil, Batangan, Bangon
Stable
Butuanon
34,500
 
Stable
C
Caluyanon
30,000
Caluyanen, Caluyanhon
Stable
Capiznon
639,000
Capiseño, Capisano
Stable
Cebuano
21,000,000
Sebuano, Bisayan, Visayan, Binisaya, Sugbuanon, Sugbuhanon
Stable
Chavacano, Caviteño
27,841
Caviteño
Stable
Chavacano, Cotabateño
5,473
Cotabateño
Stable
Chavacano, Davaweño
59,058
Davawenyo Zamboanguenyo
Stable
Chavacano, Ermitaño
0
Ermiteño
Extinct
Chavacano, Ternateño
3,750
Ternateño
Stable
Chavacano, Zamboangueño
155,000
Chabakano Zamboangueño
Stable
Chinese, Mandarin
550 (Philippines)
Beifang Fangyan, Guanhua, Guoyu, Hanyu, Mandarin, Northern Chinese, Putonghua, Standard Chinese
Endangered
Chinese, Min Nan
592,000 (Philippines)
Minnan, Southern Min
Stable
Chinese, Yue
9,780 (Philippines)
Cantonese, Gwong Dung Waa, Yue, Yueh, Yuet Yue, Yueyu
Stable
Cuyonon
123,000
Cuyo, Cuyono, Cuyunon, Kuyonon, Kuyunon
Stable
D
Davawenyo
147,000
Davaoeño, Davaweño, Matino
Stable
E
English
3,400,000 (Philippines)
 
Stable
F
Finallig
5,000
Eastern Bontoc, Kadaklan-Barlig Bontoc, Southern Bontoc
Stable
G
Ga'dang
6,000
Baliwon, Gadang, Ginabwal
Stable
Gaddang
30,000
Cagayan
Stable
Giangan
55,000
Atto, Bagobo, Clata, Eto, Guanga, Gulanga, Jangan
Stable
H
Hanunoo
13,000
Hanonoo
Stable
Higaonon
30,000
Misamis Higaonon Manobo
Stable
Hiligaynon
8,200,000
Hiligainon, Ilogo, Ilonggo
Stable
I
Ibaloi
110,000
Benguet-Igorot, Ibadoy, Ibaloy, Igodor, Inibaloi, Nabaloi
Stable
Ibanag
500,000
Ybanag
Stable
Ibatan
1,350
Babuyan, Ibataan, Ivatan
Stable
Ifugao, Amganad
27,000
Amganad, Ifugaw
Stable
Ifugao, Batad
43,000
Batad, Ifugaw
Stable
Ifugao, Mayoyao
30,000
Ifugaw, Mayoyaw, Mayoyao
Stable
Ifugao, Tuwali
30,000
Gilipanes, Ifugaw, Kiangan Ifugao, Quiangan
Stable
Ilocano
9,100,000
Ilokano, Iloko
Stable
Ilongot
50,800
Bugkalut, Bukalot, Lingotes
Stable
Inabaknon
21,400
Abaknon, Abaknon Sama, Capuleño, Kapul, Sama
Stable
Inakeanon
520,000
Aklan, Aklano, Aklanon, Aklanon-Bisayan, Panay
Stable
Inonhan
85,800
Loocnon, Looknon, “Unhan”
Stable
Iraya
10,000
 
Stable
Isinai
5,520
Inmeas, Insinai, Isinay, Isnay
Stable
Isnag
30,000
Dibagat-Kabugao-Isneg, Isneg, Maragat
Stable
Itawit
134,000
Itawes, Itawis, Tawit
Stable
Itneg, Banao
3,500
Banao, Banaw, Itneg, Tinggian, Tinguian
Stable
Itneg, Binongan
7,500
Tingguian, Tinguian
Stable
Itneg, Inlaod
9,000
Tinggian, Tinguian
Stable
Itneg, Maeng
18,000
Luba-Tiempo Itneg, Southern Itneg
Stable
Itneg, Masadiit
7,500
 
Stable
Itneg, Moyadan
12,000
Tinggian, Tinguian
Stable
Ivatan
35,000
Itbayaten, Basco Ivatan, Southern Ivatan
Stable
I-wak
3,260
Iwaak
Stable
K
Kagayanen
30,000
Cagayano, Kagay-Anen, Kinagyanen
Stable
Kalagan
21,400
 
Stable
Kalagan, Kagan
6,000
Kaagan, Kagan Kalagan
Stable
Kalagan, Tagakaulu
83,000
Tagakaolo
Stable
Kalinga, Butbut
8,000
Butbut
Stable
Kalinga, Limos
20,000
Limos-Liwan Kalinga, Northern Kalinga
Stable
Kalinga, Lower Tanudan
11,200
Lower Tanudan
Stable
Kalinga, Lubuagan
14,000
 
Stable
Kalinga, Mabaka Valley
Not Available
Kal-Uwan, Mabaka, Mabaka Itneg
 
Kalinga, Madukayang
1,500
Majukayong
Stable
Kalinga, Southern
13,000
Tinglayan Kalinga
Stable
Kalinga, Upper Tanudan
3,000
Upper Tanudan
Stable
Kallahan, Kayapa
15,000
Akab, Ikalahan, Kalangoya-Ikalahan, Kalanguya, Kalkali, Kayapa
Stable
Kallahan, Keley-i
8,000
Antipolo Ifugao, Hanalulo, Keley-i, Keley-i Kalanguya, Keleyqiq Ifugao
Stable
Kallahan, Tinoc
Not Available
Tinoc Kalangoya
 
Kamayo
7,570
 
Stable
Kankanaey
150,000
Central Kankanaey, Kankanai, Kankanay
Stable
Kankanay, Northern
70,000
Sagada Igorot, Western Bontoc
Stable
Karao
1,400
Karaw
Stable
Karolanos
15,000
 
Stable
Kasiguranin
10,000
Casiguranin
Stable
Katabaga
0
 
Extinct
Kinaray-a
378,000
Antqueño, Ati, Hamtiknon, Hinaray-a, Karay-a, Kiniray-a, Panayano, Sulud
Stable
M
Magahat
7,570
Ata-Man, Bukidnon
Stable
Maguindanaon
1,000,000
Magindanaw, Maguindanaw
Stable
Malaynon
8,500
Mamanwa Negrito, Minamanwa
Stable
Mamanwa
5,150
 
Stable
Mandaya, Cataelano
19,000
Cateelenyo
Stable
Mandaya, Karaga
3,000
Carraga Mandaya, Manay Mandayan, Mangaragan Mandaya
Stable
Mandaya, Sangab
7,500
Sangab
Stable
Manobo, Agusan
60,000
Agusan
StableE
Manobo, Ata
26,700
Ata of Davao, Atao Manobo, Langilan
Stable
Manobo, Cinamiguin
60,000
Cinamiguin, Kamigin, Kinamigin
Stable
Manobo, Cotabato
30,000
Tasaday, Blit
Stable
Manobo, Dibabawon
10,000
Debabaon, Bidabaon, Mandaya
Stable
Manobo, Ilianen
14,600
Ilianen
Stable
Manobo, Matigsalug
30,000
Matig-Salug Manobo
Stable
Manobo, Obo
60,000
Bagobo, Kidapawan Manobo, Obo Bagobo
Stable
Manobo, Rajah Kabunsuwan
7,570
Rajah Kabungsuan Manobo
Stable
Manobo, Sarangani
58,000
Governor Generoso Manobo
Stable
Manobo, Western Bukidnon
19,000
Ilentungen, Kiriyenteken, Pulangiyen
Stable
Mansaka
57,800
Mandaya Mansaka
Stable
Mapun
40,600
Bajau Kagayan, Cagayan, Cagayan De Sulu, Cagayano, Cagayanon, Jama Mapun, Kagayan, Orang, Sama Mapun
Stable
Maranao
1,142,000
Maranaw, Ranao
Stable
Masbatenyo
600,000
Masbateño, Minasbate
Stable
Molbog
6,680
Molbog Palawan
Stable
P
Palawano, Brooke's Point
14,400
Brooke’s Point Palawan, Palawan, Palawanun, Palaweño
Stable
Palawano, Central
12,000
Palawanen, Palaweño, Quezon Palawano
Stable
Palawano, Southwest
12,000
 
Stable
Pampangan
2,890,000
Pampanga, Tarlac, and Bataan Provinces (Luzon). United States
Stable
Pangasinan
1,500,000
 
Stable
Paranan
16,700
Palawenyo, Palanan
Stable
Porohanon
23,000
Camotes Island
Stable
R
Ratagnon
2
Aradigi, Datagnon, Lactan, Latagnun, Latan
Endangered
Romblomanon
200,000
Romblon
Stable
S
Sama, Central
90,000
Central Sinama, Samal, Siasi, Sama, Sinama
Stable
Sama, Pangutaran
35,200
 
Stable
Sama, Southern
200,000
Sama Sibutu’, Sama Tawi-Tawi
Stable
Sambal, Botolan
32,900
Aeta Negrito, Ayta Hambali, Botolan Zambal
Stable
Sambal, Tina
70,000
Sambali, Tina
Stable
Sangil
15,000
Sanggil, Sangire
Stable
Sangir
200,000
Sangi, Sangih, Sangihe, Sangirese
Stable
Sinauna
2,530
Hatang-Kayey, Remontado Agta
Stable
Sorsogon, Masbate
85,000
Northern Sorsogon, Sorsogon Bicolano
Stable
Sorsogon, Waray
185,000
Bikol Sorsogon, Gubat Sorsogon, Southern Sorsogon
Stable
Spanish
2,660
 
Stable
Subanen, Central
140,000
Sindangan Subanun
Stable
Subanen, Northern
10,000
Tuboy Subanun
Stable
Subanon, Kolibugan
20,000
Calibugan, Kalibugan, Kolibugan
Stable
Subanon, Western
75,000
Siocon
Stable
Subanun, Lapuyan
25,000
Lapuyen, Margosatubig, Subanen
Stable
Sulod
14,000
Bukidnon, Mondo
Stable
Surigaonon
1,000,000
 
Stable
T
Tadyawan
4,150
Balaban, Pula, Tadianan
Stable
Tagabawa
43,000
Tagabawa Bagobo, Tagabawa Manobo
Stable
Tagalog
28,000,000
 
Stable
Tagbanwa
10,000
Aborlan Tagbanwa, Apurawnon, Tagbanua
Stable
Tagbanwa, Calamian
10,000
 
Stable
Tagbanwa, Central
2,000
 
Stable
Tausug
1,300,000
Bahasa Sug, Moro Joloanon, Sinug, Sulu, Suluk, Tawsug, Taw Sug
Stable
Tawbuid, Eastern
7,190
Bangon, Barangan, Batangan, Binatangan, Fanawbuid, Suri, Tabuid, Taubuid, Tiron
Stable
Tawbuid, Western
6,810
Batangan Taubuid, Fanawbuid, Western Tawbuid
Stable
T’boli
95,300
T’boli, Tagabili, Tiboli
Stable
Tiruray
50,000
Teduray, Tirurai
Stable
W
Waray
2,600,000
Binisaya, Samar-Leyte, Samaran, Samareño, Waray
Stable
Y
Yakan
106,000
Tacan
Stable
Yogad
16,000
 
Stable

 

 

 

 
 

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