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Top Ten English Speaking Countries

The map of top 10 Countries with most English Speaking people in the world. Top countries include the USA, UK, India, Philippines etc.

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Description : Map showing the top ten countries with most English Speaking people in the world. Disclaimer

Top Ten English Speaking Countries

English is considered the most widely spoken language in the world after Chinese and Spanish. English speakers are found across seven continents. This colorful thematic map shows the location of top 10 English-speaking countries in the world. Different color gradients have been used with dark shade representing highest number of speakers and the light one depicting the lowest.

According to the latest study on Top 10 countries with most English speakers, USA ranks on top with some 298,444,149 people speaking English. Although only about 11% of population in India speak English, yet it has got the second rank by virtue of its huge population share. In India the number of people speaking English is 125,226,449.

Coming at the third spot is Pakistan which has 99,690,000 English speakers. At the fourth spot is Nigeria. Here 79,000,000 people speak English. Only two European countries are mentioned in the list. While the United Kingdom is at the fifth spot with 59,600,000 English speakers, Germany occupies the seventh spot with 51,584,000 English speakers.

The Philippines and Bangladesh are the other two Asian nations to feature in the list. Philippines occupies the sixth spot with 52,292,884 English speakers and Bangladesh has some 29,398,158 English speakers. The North African nation of Egypt is placed at the ninth spot and Canada at the tenth with 28,101,325 and 28,360,240 English speakers respectively.

  Top Ten English Speaking Countries in the World  
RankCountries% English SpeakersTotal English Speakers
1 United States95.8125,13,88,301
2 India12.112,52,26,449
3 Pakistan499,43,21,604
4 Philippines92.588,98,00,800
5 Nigeria53.347,90,00,000
6 United Kingdom97.745,96,00,000
7 Germany704,62,72,504
8 Bangladesh183,01,08,031
9 Canada85.632,83,60,240
10 Egypt352,81,01,325

  Countries with more than 1M English Speakers (except top 10)  
RankCountries% English SpeakersTotal English Speakers
11 France362,30,00,000
12 Ghana66.671,80,00,000
13 Australia971,73,57,833
14 Thailand27.161,71,21,187
15 Italy401,70,00,000
16 South Africa311,64,24,417
17 Mexico12.91,56,86,262
18 Netherlands901,50,30,000
19 Poland371,43,00,000
20   Nepal46.491,38,96,720
21 Turkey171,20,00,000
22 Iraq351,10,95,000
23 Brazil51,05,42,000
24 Spain221,04,00,000
25 China<11,00,00,000
26 Sri Lanka47.897,26,000
27 Sweden9082,00,000
28 Kenya18.8381,00,000
29 Russia5.4875,74,303
30 Cameroon3875,00,000
31 Belgium6062,50,000
32 Israel84.9762,05,000
33 Austria7361,50,000
34 Romania3159,00,000
35 Malaysia62.5755,80,000
36 Zimbabwe41.5855,50,000
37 Greece5155,00,000
38 Sierra Leone83.5349,00,000
39 Singapore8048,22,865
40 Denmark9147,70,000
41  Switzerland61.2846,80,000
42 Morocco1445,87,926
43 Norway9045,00,000
44 Republic of Ireland98.3743,50,000
45 Madagascar1841,47,614
46 Tanzania9.8940,00,000
47 Finland7038,00,000
48 New Zealand97.8236,73,623
49 Papua New Guinea49.7631,50,000
50 Hong Kong46.0731,36,784
51 Liberia82.6731,00,000
52 Jordan4529,69,370
53 Portugal2729,00,000
54 Czech Republic2728,50,000
55 Argentina6.5227,52,681
56 Jamaica97.6426,50,000
57 Algeria725,16,780
58 Uganda8.0925,00,000
59 Yemen922,32,000
60 Croatia4922,00,000
61 Colombia4.2220,12,950
62 Hungary2020,00,000
63 Puerto Rico48.6119,40,000
64 Zambia16.0219,10,000
65 Bulgaria2519,00,000
66 Kazakhstan15.418,74,583
67 Lebanon4017,06,000
68 Chile9.5315,85,027
69 Rwanda1515,20,610
70 Slovakia2614,00,000
71 Slovenia5912,10,000
72 Lithuania3811,60,000
73 Trinidad and Tobago87.7411,45,000
Source: Different Data Sources

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