Number of foreign languages known (self-reported) by labour status - No languages - Inactive persons

Based on a comparison of 26 countries in 2011, Turkey ranked the highest in Number of foreign languages known (self-reported) by labour status - No languages - Inactive persons with 88.7% followed by Hungary and Bulgaria. On the other end of the scale was Lithuania with 7.40%, Norway with 8.10% and Latvia with 10.7%.

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Countries Unit 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011
Austria % 30.8 ... ... ...  
Belgium % 45.3 ... ... ...  
Bulgaria % 58.2 ... ... ...  
Croatia % 48.5 ... ... ... ...
Cyprus % 30.8 ... ... ...  
Czech Republic % 41.7 ... ... ...  
Denmark % 25.2 ... ... ...  
Estonia % 19.4 ... ... ...  
Finland % 29.1 ... ... ...  
France % 51.9 ... ... ...  
Germany % 35.0 ... ... ...  
Hungary % 84.6 ... ... ...  
Italy % 56.8 ... ... ...  
Latvia % 10.3 ... ... ...  
Lithuania % 7.60 ... ... ...  
Malta % 12.3 ... ... ...  
Netherlands % ... ... ... ...  
Norway % 5.10 ... ... ...  
Poland % 49.8 ... ... ...  
Portugal % 68.7 ... ... ...  
Romania % 82.0 ... ... ... ...
Serbia % ... ... ... ...  
Slovakia % 11.1 ... ... ...  
Slovenia % 14.4 ... ... ...  
Spain % 65.6 ... ... ...  
Sweden % 10.1 ... ... ...  
Switzerland % ... ... ... ...  
Turkey % 84.3 ... ... ...  
United Kingdom % 44.7 ... ... ... ...