English language knowledge in European countriesExplore English knowledge by age group and by type of speaker (mother tongue vs. foreign)

Home About
Percentage of people who speak English as a mother tongue or foreign language in each European country.
  1. Ireland 97.51%
     
  2.  
  3. Malta 62.39%
     
  4. Sweden 53.97%
     
  5. Denmark 52.95%
     
  6. Finland 45.25%
     
  7. Cyprus 43.07%
     
  8. Austria 40.64%
     
  9. Netherlands 38.46%
     
  10. Slovenia 34.37%
     
  11. Greece 32.66%
     
  12. Germany 31.93%
     
  13. Luxembourg 30.72%
     
  14. Belgium 28.76%
     
  15. Latvia 27.22%
     
  16. France 24.21%
     
  17. Estonia 23.4%
     
  18. Lithuania 20.58%
     
  19. Poland 19.85%
     
  20. Romania 17.01%
     
  21. Portugal 14.87%
     
  22. Italy 13.74%
     
  23. Slovakia 12.8%
     
  24. Hungary 12.43%
     
  25. Bulgaria 12.25%
     
  26.  
  27. Spain 11.7%