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Language > German > Conversational German prevalence: Countries Compared

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

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH
1 Netherlands 71% 2000
2 Luxembourg 69% 2000
3 Denmark 47% 2000
4 Slovenia 42% 2000
5 Sweden 26% 2000
=6 Belgium 22% 2000
=6 Slovakia 22% 2000
8 Poland 20% 2000
=9 Finland 18% 2000
=9 Hungary 18% 2000
=11 Czech Republic 15% 2000
=11 Estonia 15% 2000
=13 Latvia 14% 2000
=13 Lithuania 14% 2000
15 Germany 10% 2000
16 Bulgaria 8% 2000
=17 Ireland 6% 2000
=17 United Kingdom 6% 2000
=17 France 6% 2000
=20 Italy 5% 2000
=20 Greece 5% 2000
=20 Romania 5% 2000
23 Austria 4% 2000
24 Malta 3% 2000
=25 Cyprus 2% 2000
=25 Spain 2% 2000
27 Portugal 1% 2000

Citation

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

Language > German > Conversational German prevalence: Countries Compared Map

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