Number of foreign languages known (self-reported) by labour status - 1 language - Employed persons

Based on a comparison of 27 countries in 2011, Cyprus ranked the highest in Number of foreign languages known (self-reported) by labour status - 1 language - Employed persons with 60.2% followed by Serbia and Austria. On the other end of the scale was Luxembourg with 4.60%, Slovenia with 12.0% and Finland with 12.3%.

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Countries Unit 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011
Austria % 52.2 ... ... ...  
Belgium % 14.8 ... ... ...  
Bulgaria % 32.5 ... ... ...  
Croatia % 42.2 ... ... ... ...
Cyprus % 61.3 ... ... ...  
Czech Republic % 36.0 ... ... ...  
Denmark % 36.2 ... ... ...  
Estonia % 29.3 ... ... ...  
Finland % 16.6 ... ... ...  
France % 37.6 ... ... ...  
Germany % 44.0 ... ... ...  
Hungary % 21.6 ... ... ...  
Italy % ... ... ... ...  
Latvia % 36.0 ... ... ...  
Lithuania % 27.8 ... ... ...  
Luxembourg % ... ... ... ...  
Malta % 22.1 ... ... ...  
Netherlands % ... ... ... ...  
Norway % 22.1 ... ... ...  
Poland % 40.7 ... ... ...  
Portugal % 23.9 ... ... ...  
Romania % 22.2 ... ... ... ...
Serbia % ... ... ... ...  
Slovakia % 23.0 ... ... ...  
Slovenia % ... ... ... ...  
Spain % 38.7 ... ... ...  
Sweden % 45.5 ... ... ...  
Switzerland % ... ... ... ...  
Turkey % 28.8 ... ... ...  
United Kingdom % 68.6 ... ... ... ...