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

Based on a comparison of 27 countries in 2011, Lithuania ranked the highest in Number of foreign languages known (self-reported) by labour status - 1 language - Inactive persons with 56.8% followed by Latvia and Austria. On the other end of the scale was Luxembourg with 5.50%, Turkey with 10.0% and Finland with 14.4%.

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Countries Unit 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011
Austria % 45.3 ... ... ...  
Belgium % 19.6 ... ... ...  
Bulgaria % 26.3 ... ... ...  
Croatia % 32.4 ... ... ... ...
Cyprus % 53.0 ... ... ...  
Czech Republic % 30.7 ... ... ...  
Denmark % 31.8 ... ... ...  
Estonia % 34.8 ... ... ...  
Finland % 13.6 ... ... ...  
France % 30.0 ... ... ...  
Germany % 33.8 ... ... ...  
Hungary % 11.5 ... ... ...  
Italy % 26.1 ... ... ...  
Latvia % 49.8 ... ... ...  
Lithuania % 40.1 ... ... ...  
Luxembourg % ... ... ... ...  
Malta % 32.6 ... ... ...  
Netherlands % ... ... ... ...  
Norway % 24.0 ... ... ...  
Poland % 35.2 ... ... ...  
Portugal % 15.9 ... ... ...  
Romania % 12.6 ... ... ... ...
Serbia % ... ... ... ...  
Slovakia % 29.5 ... ... ...  
Slovenia % 24.2 ... ... ...  
Spain % 25.8 ... ... ...  
Sweden % 40.4 ... ... ...  
Switzerland % ... ... ... ...  
Turkey % 14.3 ... ... ...  
United Kingdom % 55.3 ... ... ... ...