Visit the New Worldmapper
You are currently viewing the Worldmapper Archive. Don't miss our new website by going to the following URL: - Rediscover the world as you've never seen it before!


Search for a map:

< Previous Map


Next Map >

Malayalam is a language of India. Roughly 3% of the population there speak it as a first language.

The vast majority of Malayalam speakers live in the state of Kerala, in south-west India. Malayalam is closely related to Tamil.

There are roughly 34 million speakers, in at least 11 territories. After India, the largest number of speakers are in the United Arab Emirates. There are also smaller numbers in Malaysia, Bahrain, Singapore, Israel, Qatar, the United States and the United Kingdom.

Territory size shows the proportion of all people who speak Malayalam as a first language that live in that territory.

population map
Open Population Map
for comparison

| Articles | Data | FAQ | News | RSS |

Sheffield University Logo University of Michigan Logo
The Geographical Association Logo
Center for the Study of Complex Systems logo Society of Cartographers logo
The Leverhulme Trust Logo