Foreign language study in the EU latest stats

94% – Upper secondary students in the EU learning English as a foreign language

83% – Primary or lower secondary students in the EU studying English as a foreign language

73% – Primary or lower secondary students in the EU studying English as a Foreign Language a year ago

66.5% – Students studying English as a Foreign Language in Maltese secondary schools

47% – Students studying English as a Foreign Language in Portuguese secondary schools

23% – Upper secondary students in the EU studying French as a foreign language

21% – Upper secondary students studying German as a foreign language

19% – Pupils in primary and lower secondary education studying French as a foreign language

18% – Upper secondary students studying Spanish as a foreign language

9% – Primary and lower secondary students in the EU studying German as a foreign language

6% – Primary and lower secondary students in the EU studying Spanish as a foreign language

From Eurostat here.

Lots more TEFL stats via the tag of that name below and to use such numbers in class, see here:

Numbers in English games/ worksheets

Teaching EFL students numbers articles

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