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UK Worst Among EU Countries for Knowing Second Language

UK Worst Among EU Countries for Knowing Second Language

Out of the 28 EU countries, Ireland comes fifth worst in knowing a second language, while the UK is the worst, according to Eurostat data sourced by www.theknowledgeacademy.com.

In the UK, 65.4% of people admit that they can’t speak any other language, just ahead of Romania (64.2%), Hungary (57.6%), Bulgaria (50.5%), and Ireland (49.2%).

Comparably, Sweden, at 3.4%, has the lowest percentage of people who can’t speak any other language, closely followed by Denmark (4.2%), Latvia (4.2%), Lithuania (4.5%), and Luxembourg (5.5%).

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NEIL STEEDMAN has been a trade journalist, editor and proofreader for 53 years, and ITTN's News & Features Editor for 43 years. His travel blog is at www.thetravelbuddhist.com.

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