The world's largest ranking of countries and regions by English skills

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Your country's/region's result

Thailand #53 of 80 countries/regions

Summary

  • Proficiency Low proficiency
  • EF EPI score 49.78
  • #15/20 in Asia
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Popular comparison Thailand vs Vietnam

Netherlands is #1/80

Netherlands #1 of 80 countries/regions

Followed by

  • 02 Sweden
  • 03 Denmark
  • 04 Norway
  • 05 Singapore
  • 06 Finland
  • 07 Luxembourg
  • 08 South Africa
  • 09 Germany
  • 10 Austria

The average English proficiency of adults in Asia is the second highest in the world

Asia #2 of 5 regions

Asia

  • EF EPI average 53.60
  • Population 3,835,199,992
  • GNI per capita $11,549.00
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Popular comparison Asia vs Latin America

What's new this year?

Seven new countries

Angola, Bangladesh, Cameroon, Cuba, Greece, Nigeria, and South Africa

Over one million test takers

The most to date

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Learning initiatives

Profiles of English learning initiatives in 20 countries/regions

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A closer look at English in Africa

For the first time

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EF EPI-s (for Schools)

Study of the acquisition of English skills by secondary and tertiary students.

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Global Ranking of Countries and Regions

Thailand #53 of 80 countries/regions

Regional Ranking of Countries and Regions

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