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Telugu FASTEST GROWING Language In United States

The quantity of Telugu speakers among residents in the United States grew by 86% between 2010 and 2017.

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Telugu FASTEST GROWING Language In United States

According a recent study by a United States based think tank, Telugu is the fastest growing language in the United States of America.

A study by the Centre for Immigration Studies revealed that the quantity of Telugu speakers among residents in the United States grew by 86% between 2010 and 2017.

Telugu is a South-Central Dravidian language mostly spoken in the states of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana, where it is an official language.

There is also a substantial number of Telugu people in Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Maharashtra, Odisha, Chhattisgarh and Andaman and Nicobar Islands.

Telugu people form the majority speakers in South India with over 71 million speakers in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana. This is followed by 3.7 million in Karnataka and 3.5 million in Tamil Nadu making them the second largest language groups in those neighbouring states.

The Telugu language is the third-most spoken language in India and the fourth most in the Indian subcontinent, following Hindi, Bengali and Punjabi.