GITNUX MARKETDATA REPORT 2024

Foreign Language Skills Statistics [Fresh Research]

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"Polyglots (people who know multiple languages) often have better attention control and problem-solving skills."

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"66% of job recruiters worldwide view foreign language skills as crucial for employment."

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"Exposure to foreign languages in early childhood improves reading and writing skills in the child's native language."

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"Approximately 60% of multinational companies identify language barriers as a major challenge in global operations."

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"Around 43% of the global population is bilingual."

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"56% of European citizens can hold a conversation in at least one additional language."

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"Japan has been pushing to improve English language skills among its population since 2002."

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"Bilingual employees can earn between 5% and 20% more per hour than monolingual employees."

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"People who speak more than one language have more gray matter in the executive control region of the brain."

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"The UK has the lowest number of students learning a second language in Europe."

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"In Canada, 18% of the population is bilingual, with English and French being the primary languages."

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"Learning a new language can improve memory and intelligence."

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"Dual immersion programs can lead to higher academic achievement for students."

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"Learning a second language can boost brain power and cognitive skills."

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"Companies that invest in language training report a 49% increase in global sales."

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"Chinese is the most spoken language worldwide, followed by Spanish and English."

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"Only 20% of K-12 students in the United States are learning a foreign language."

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"10% of internet content is available in languages other than English."

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"95% of world leaders speak at least one foreign language."

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"Bilingualism may delay the onset of Alzheimer's disease by up to 4.5 years."

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