Trivia: What is the most commonly spoken language in the Southern Hemisphere?
Correct Answer: Portuguese
So why is this answer correct? : While there are a lot of English speakers in Australia and New Zealand and Spanish is common across South America, Portuguese is the most common language spoken in the Southern Hemisphere. Most of the world’s Portuguese speakers live in Brazil, the largest country by land area in the Southern Hemisphere, with more than 200 million residents who speak the language. Mozambique, Angola, and East Timor are also Lusophone countries, contributing about 40 million Portuguese speakers to the total.