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Language > French > Conversational French prevalence: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Percentage of people in each EU country who are not French native speakers, who claimed in a survey to be able to speak French well enough to hold a conversation.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH
1 Belgium 85% 2000
2 Luxembourg 80% 2000
3 Netherlands 29% 2000
4 United Kingdom 19% 2000
=5 Ireland 17% 2000
=5 Romania 17% 2000
7 Italy 16% 2000
8 Portugal 15% 2000
9 Germany 14% 2000
=10 Austria 11% 2000
=10 Malta 11% 2000
=12 Sweden 9% 2000
=12 Greece 9% 2000
=12 Denmark 9% 2000
=12 Spain 9% 2000
16 Cyprus 7% 2000
17 Finland 5% 2000
=18 Poland 4% 2000
=18 France 4% 2000
=20 Hungary 3% 2000
=20 Lithuania 3% 2000
=20 Slovenia 3% 2000
=23 Bulgaria 2% 2000
=23 Slovakia 2% 2000
=25 Czech Republic 1% 2000
=25 Estonia 1% 2000
=25 Latvia 1% 2000

Citation

"All countries compared for Language > French > Conversational French prevalence", SPECIAL EUROBAROMETER 386 “Europeans and their Languages”, p. 21. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Language/French/Conversational-French-prevalence

Language > French > Conversational French prevalence: Countries Compared Map

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