GITNUX MARKETDATA REPORT 2024

Bilingual Employment Statistics [Fresh Research]

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"The number of bilingual people in the US is rising, with over 630,000 job advertisements in 2015 requiring the ability to speak a second language."

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"The number of bilingual people in the US is rising, with over 630,000 job advertisements in 2015 requiring the ability to speak a second language."

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"Bilingual employees earn an average of 2-3.8% more than monolingual employees, which can add up to an extra $67,000 in retirement savings."

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"13 jobs for bilingual individuals are available in various industries."

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"In 2016, bilingual workers accounted for 34% of the global outsourcing workforce."

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"The demand for bilingual talent in the U.S. rose by 14% between 2016 and 2019."

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"In 2020, 75% of employers in the U.K. valued foreign language skills, particularly the ability to be bilingual."

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"66% of U.S. employers offered incentives or rewards to encourage employees to learn a second language."

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"Over 21 million U.S. workers possessed foreign language skills in 2016, an increase of 2.2 million from 2010."

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"61% of hiring managers say that knowing at least two languages is increasingly important in today’s working world."

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"The European Union now has over half of its population speaking at least two languages fluently."

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"Bilingual employees in administrative positions can exercise salary premiums of up to 20%."

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"The U.S. Army has approximately 17,000 bilingual and polyglot soldiers."

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"In Canada, Bilingual employees earn an average of $7,100 more per year than their monolingual counterparts."

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"Bilingual employees occupy 66.3% of customer service positions in the United States."

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"47% of U.S. employers faced difficulty recruiting bilingual candidates in 2019."

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"Bilingual employees are considered to be more efficient, with a 22% increase in efficiency in a study of insurance claim processors."

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"94% of U.S. companies reported they had a language skills gap on their multilingual teams in 2019."

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