News

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%).

Click to add a comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

News

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.

More in News

Job Alert: ITTN is on the Lookout for a Part-Time Sales Representative

Fionn DavenportSeptember 8, 2021

Video: Jenny Rafter, Chairperson of Visit USA Committee Ireland & Head of Global Sales, Aer Lingus

Fionn DavenportSeptember 8, 2021

Celebrity Cruises Unveils New Agent Rewards Programme

Leona KennySeptember 8, 2021

Ryanair Willing to Wait Boeing Out Over Max 10 Deal

Fionn DavenportSeptember 8, 2021

Air Canada Rouge Resumes Service as Canada Relaxes Entry Restrictions

Fionn DavenportSeptember 8, 2021

Court Rules Boeing Board ‘Must’ Face Shareholder Lawsuit over 737MAX Crashes

Fionn DavenportSeptember 8, 2021

Ireland Wants to Travel: Click&Go release new figures from latest Travel Sentiment Survey

Fionn DavenportSeptember 8, 2021

Watch: Emirates Brings in ‘Thor’ Legend Chris Hemsworth for Expo 2020 Campaign

Leona KennySeptember 8, 2021

EU Likely to Remove Japan from Safe List

Leona KennySeptember 8, 2021

Copyright © 2021 ittn