9,840,000 in Hungary (ELDIA 2012). Population total all countries: 12,606,130.
1 (National). De facto national language.
Central Transdanubian, North-eastern Hungarian, Palóc, Southern Great Plains, Southern Transdanubian, Tisza–Körös, Western Transdanubian. Reportedly most similar to the Uralic language Vogul (Mansi [mns]) in Siberia. Speakers of standard Hungarian have difficulty understanding the Oberwart dialect spoken in Austria, and considerable difficulty understanding the Moldavian Csángó dialect spoken in Rumania.
2,252,000 also use English [eng].
Ethnic autonym: Magyar.