What is the most widely spoken language family of the indigenous peoples of the Americas?

Arawakan
Quechua
Tupi
Uto-Aztecan
Quechua is spoken in the Andes by some 8 to 10 million speak­er­s. Today, Quechua has the status of an official language in Bolivia and Peru, along with Spanish.

Answers distribution

Arawakan
Quechua
Tupi
Uto-Aztecan
answers
flagthe United Arab Emirates
6%
86%
6%
0%
15
flagBelgium
6%
68%
12%
12%
16
flagDenmark
13%
66%
13%
6%
15
flagRussia
3%
65%
9%
21%
32
flagGermany
9%
63%
14%
12%
129
flagSpain
0%
62%
18%
18%
16
flagPoland
9%
61%
14%
13%
8153
flagCanada
9%
59%
13%
18%
22
flagthe Netherlands
7%
57%
15%
15%
26
flagItaly
20%
55%
20%
5%
20
flagthe United States
17%
51%
10%
17%
212
flagthe United Kingdom
15%
51%
16%
16%
212
flagRepublic of Ireland
3%
51%
7%
33%
27
flagSweden
18%
50%
12%
18%
16
flagUkraine
17%
48%
13%
17%
29
flagFrance
18%
45%
13%
18%
22
flagIndia
21%
42%
17%
17%
28
flagUnknown
15%
41%
18%
24%
229
flagNorway
15%
34%
42%
3%
26
flagLithuania
32%
12%
24%
32%
25

Gender

men60%
women63%
Arawakan
9%
7%
Quechua
60%
63%
Tupi
14%
16%
Uto-Aztecan
14%
12%

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