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The '''EF English Proficiency Index''', claims to be "The world's largest ranking of countries and regions by English skills" and is derived from the results of their online tests<ref>https://www.ef.edu/epi/</ref>
 
The '''EF English Proficiency Index''', claims to be "The world's largest ranking of countries and regions by English skills" and is derived from the results of their online tests<ref>https://www.ef.edu/epi/</ref>
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=== Ranking of countries/regions ===
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{| class="wikitable sortable"
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|-
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! 2018 Rank
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! Country/region
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! 2018 Score
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! 2018 Band
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|-
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| 1
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| [[Sweden]]
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| 70.72
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| Very High Proficiency
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|-
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| 2
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| [[Netherlands]]
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| 70.31
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| Very High Proficiency
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|-
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| 3
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| [[Singapore]]
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| 68.63
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| Very High Proficiency
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|-
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| 4
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| [[Norway]]
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| 68.38
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| Very High Proficiency
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|-
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| 5
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| [[Denmark]]
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| 67.34
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| Very High Proficiency
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|-
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| 6
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|[[South Africa]]
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| 66.52
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| Very High Proficiency
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|-
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| 7
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| [[Luxembourg]]
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| 66.33
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| Very High Proficiency
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|-
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| 8
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| [[Finland]]
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| 65.86
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| Very High Proficiency
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|-
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| 9
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| [[Slovenia]]
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| 64.84
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| Very High Proficiency
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|-
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| 10
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| [[Germany]]
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| 63.74
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| Very High Proficiency
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|-
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| 11
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| [[Belgium]]
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| 63.52
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| Very High Proficiency
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|-
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| 12
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| [[Austria]]
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| 63.13
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| Very High Proficiency
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|-
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| 13
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| [[Poland]]
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| 62.45
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| High Proficiency
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|-
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| 14
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| [[Philippines]]
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| 61.84
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| High Proficiency
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|-
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| 15
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| [[Switzerland]]
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| 61.77
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| High Proficiency
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|-
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| 16
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| [[Romania]]
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| 60.31
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| High Proficiency
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|-
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| 17
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| [[Croatia]]
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| 60.16
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| High Proficiency
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|-
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| 18
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| [[Serbia]]
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| 60.04
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| High Proficiency
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|-
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| 19
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| [[Portugal]]
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| 60.02
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| High Proficiency
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|-
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| 20
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| [[Czech Republic]]
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| 59.99
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| High Proficiency
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|-
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| 21
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| [[Hungary]]
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| 59.51
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| High Proficiency
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|-
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| 22
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| [[Malaysia]]
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| 59.32
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| High Proficiency
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|-
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| 23
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| [[Greece]]
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| 58.49
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| High Proficiency
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|-
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| 24
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| [[Slovakia]]
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| 58.11
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| High Proficiency
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|-
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| 25
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| [[Bulgaria]]
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| 57.95
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| High Proficiency
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|-
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| 26
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| [[Lithuania]]
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| 57.81
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| High Proficiency
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|-
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| 27
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| [[Argentina]]
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| 57.58
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| High Proficiency
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|-
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| 28
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| [[India]]
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| 57.13
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| Moderate Proficiency
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|-
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| 29
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|[[Nigeria]]
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| 56.72
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| Moderate Proficiency
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|-
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| 30
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| [[Hong Kong]]
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| 56.38
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| Moderate Proficiency
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|-
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| 31
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| [[South Korea]]
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| 56.27
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| Moderate Proficiency
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|-
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| 32
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| [[Spain]]
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| 55.85
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| Moderate Proficiency
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|-
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| 33
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| [[Lebanon]]
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| 55.79
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| Moderate Proficiency
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|-
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| 34
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| [[Italy]]
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| 55.77
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| Moderate Proficiency
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|-
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| 35
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| [[France]]
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| 55.49
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| Moderate Proficiency
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|-
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| 36
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| [[Costa Rica]]
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| 55.01
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| Moderate Proficiency
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|-
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| 37
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| [[Dominican Republic]]
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| 54.97
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| Moderate Proficiency
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|-
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| 38
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| [[Belarus]]
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| 53.53
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| Moderate Proficiency
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|-
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| 39
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| [[Senegal]]
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| 53.50
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| Moderate Proficiency
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|-
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| 40
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| [[Uruguay]]
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| 53.41
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| Moderate Proficiency
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|-
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| 41
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| [[Vietnam]]
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| 53.12
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| Moderate Proficiency
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|-
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| 42
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| [[Russia]]
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| 52.96
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| Moderate Proficiency
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|-
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| 43
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| [[Ukraine]]
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| 52.86
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| Moderate Proficiency
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|-
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| 44
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| [[Macau]]
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| 52.57
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| Moderate Proficiency
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|-
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| 45
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| [[Georgia]]
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| 52.28
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| Low Proficiency
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|-
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| 46
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| [[Chile]]
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| 52.01
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| Low Proficiency
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|-
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| 47
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| [[China]]
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| 51.94
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| Low Proficiency
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|-
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| 48
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| [[Taiwan]]
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| 51.88
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| Low Proficiency
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|-
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| 49
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| [[Japan]]
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| 51.80
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| Low Proficiency
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|-
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| 50
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| [[Pakistan]]
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| 51.66
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| Low Proficiency
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|-
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| 51
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| [[Indonesia]]
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| 51.58
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| Low Proficiency
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|-
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| 52
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| [[Albania]]
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| 51.49
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| Low Proficiency
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|-
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| 53
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| [[Brazil]]
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| 50.93
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| Low Proficiency
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|-
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| 54
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| [[Ethiopia]]
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| 50.79
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| Low Proficiency
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|-
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| 55
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| [[Guatemala]]
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| 50.63
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| Low Proficiency
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|-
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| 56
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| [[Panama]]
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| 49.98
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| Low Proficiency
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|-
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| 57
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| [[Mexico]]
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| 49.76
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| Low Proficiency
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|-
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| 58
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| [[Sri Lanka]]
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| 49.39
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| Low Proficiency
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|-
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| 59
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| [[Peru]]
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| 49.32
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| Low Proficiency
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|-
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| 60
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| [[Colombia]]
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| 48.90
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| Low Proficiency
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|-
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| 61
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| [[Bolivia]]
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| 48.87
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| Low Proficiency
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|-
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| 62
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| [[Egypt]]
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| 48.76
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| Low Proficiency
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|-
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| 63
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|[[Bangladesh]]
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| 48.72
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| Low Proficiency
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|-
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| 64
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| [[Thailand]]
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| 48.54
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| Low Proficiency
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|-
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| 65
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| [[Ecuador]]
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| 48.52
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| Low Proficiency
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|-
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| 66
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| [[Iran]]
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| 48.29
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| Very Low Proficiency
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|-
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| 67
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| [[Morocco]]
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| 48.10
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| Very Low Proficiency
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|-
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| 68
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| [[Tunisia]]
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| 47.85
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| Very Low Proficiency
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|-
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| 69
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| [[Honduras]]
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| 47.80
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| Very Low Proficiency
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|-
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| 70
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| [[El Salvador]]
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| 47.42
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| Very Low Proficiency
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|-
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| 71
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| [[United Arab Emirates]]
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| 47.27
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| Very Low Proficiency
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|-
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| 72
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| [[Nicaragua]]
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| 47.26
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| Very Low Proficiency
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|-
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| 73
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| [[Turkey]]
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| 47.17
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| Very Low Proficiency
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|-
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| 74
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| [[Jordan]]
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| 47.10
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| Very Low Proficiency
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|-
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| 75
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| [[Venezuela]]
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| 46.61
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| Very Low Proficiency
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|-
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| 76
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| [[Syria]]
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| 46.37
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| Very Low Proficiency
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|-
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| 77
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| [[Azerbaijan]]
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| 45.85
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| Very Low Proficiency
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|-
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| 78
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| [[Kuwait]]
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| 45.64
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| Very Low Proficiency
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|-
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| 79
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| [[Oman]]
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| 45.56
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| Very Low Proficiency
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|-
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| 80
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| [[Kazakhstan]]
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| 45.19
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| Very Low Proficiency
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|-
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| 81
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| [[Algeria]]
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| 44.50
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| Very Low Proficiency
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|-
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| 82
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| [[Myanmar]]
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| 44.23
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| Very Low Proficiency
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|-
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| 83
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| [[Saudi Arabia]]
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| 43.65
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| Very Low Proficiency
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|-
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| 84
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| [[Afghanistan]]
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| 43.64
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| Very Low Proficiency
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|-
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| 85
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| [[Cambodia]]
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| 42.86
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| Very Low Proficiency
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|-
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| 86
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| [[Uzbekistan]]
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| 42.53
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| Very Low Proficiency
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|-
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| 87
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| [[Iraq]]
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| 40.82
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| Very Low Proficiency
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|-
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| 88
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| [[Libya]]
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| 39.64
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| Very Low Proficiency
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|}
  
 
== References ==
 
== References ==
  
 
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Latest revision as of 07:12, 11 June 2019

The EF English Proficiency Index, claims to be "The world's largest ranking of countries and regions by English skills" and is derived from the results of their online tests[1]

Ranking of countries/regions[edit]

2018 Rank Country/region 2018 Score 2018 Band
1 Sweden 70.72 Very High Proficiency
2 Netherlands 70.31 Very High Proficiency
3 Singapore 68.63 Very High Proficiency
4 Norway 68.38 Very High Proficiency
5 Denmark 67.34 Very High Proficiency
6 South Africa 66.52 Very High Proficiency
7 Luxembourg 66.33 Very High Proficiency
8 Finland 65.86 Very High Proficiency
9 Slovenia 64.84 Very High Proficiency
10 Germany 63.74 Very High Proficiency
11 Belgium 63.52 Very High Proficiency
12 Austria 63.13 Very High Proficiency
13 Poland 62.45 High Proficiency
14 Philippines 61.84 High Proficiency
15 Switzerland 61.77 High Proficiency
16 Romania 60.31 High Proficiency
17 Croatia 60.16 High Proficiency
18 Serbia 60.04 High Proficiency
19 Portugal 60.02 High Proficiency
20 Czech Republic 59.99 High Proficiency
21 Hungary 59.51 High Proficiency
22 Malaysia 59.32 High Proficiency
23 Greece 58.49 High Proficiency
24 Slovakia 58.11 High Proficiency
25 Bulgaria 57.95 High Proficiency
26 Lithuania 57.81 High Proficiency
27 Argentina 57.58 High Proficiency
28 India 57.13 Moderate Proficiency
29 Nigeria 56.72 Moderate Proficiency
30 Hong Kong 56.38 Moderate Proficiency
31 South Korea 56.27 Moderate Proficiency
32 Spain 55.85 Moderate Proficiency
33 Lebanon 55.79 Moderate Proficiency
34 Italy 55.77 Moderate Proficiency
35 France 55.49 Moderate Proficiency
36 Costa Rica 55.01 Moderate Proficiency
37 Dominican Republic 54.97 Moderate Proficiency
38 Belarus 53.53 Moderate Proficiency
39 Senegal 53.50 Moderate Proficiency
40 Uruguay 53.41 Moderate Proficiency
41 Vietnam 53.12 Moderate Proficiency
42 Russia 52.96 Moderate Proficiency
43 Ukraine 52.86 Moderate Proficiency
44 Macau 52.57 Moderate Proficiency
45 Georgia 52.28 Low Proficiency
46 Chile 52.01 Low Proficiency
47 China 51.94 Low Proficiency
48 Taiwan 51.88 Low Proficiency
49 Japan 51.80 Low Proficiency
50 Pakistan 51.66 Low Proficiency
51 Indonesia 51.58 Low Proficiency
52 Albania 51.49 Low Proficiency
53 Brazil 50.93 Low Proficiency
54 Ethiopia 50.79 Low Proficiency
55 Guatemala 50.63 Low Proficiency
56 Panama 49.98 Low Proficiency
57 Mexico 49.76 Low Proficiency
58 Sri Lanka 49.39 Low Proficiency
59 Peru 49.32 Low Proficiency
60 Colombia 48.90 Low Proficiency
61 Bolivia 48.87 Low Proficiency
62 Egypt 48.76 Low Proficiency
63 Bangladesh 48.72 Low Proficiency
64 Thailand 48.54 Low Proficiency
65 Ecuador 48.52 Low Proficiency
66 Iran 48.29 Very Low Proficiency
67 Morocco 48.10 Very Low Proficiency
68 Tunisia 47.85 Very Low Proficiency
69 Honduras 47.80 Very Low Proficiency
70 El Salvador 47.42 Very Low Proficiency
71 United Arab Emirates 47.27 Very Low Proficiency
72 Nicaragua 47.26 Very Low Proficiency
73 Turkey 47.17 Very Low Proficiency
74 Jordan 47.10 Very Low Proficiency
75 Venezuela 46.61 Very Low Proficiency
76 Syria 46.37 Very Low Proficiency
77 Azerbaijan 45.85 Very Low Proficiency
78 Kuwait 45.64 Very Low Proficiency
79 Oman 45.56 Very Low Proficiency
80 Kazakhstan 45.19 Very Low Proficiency
81 Algeria 44.50 Very Low Proficiency
82 Myanmar 44.23 Very Low Proficiency
83 Saudi Arabia 43.65 Very Low Proficiency
84 Afghanistan 43.64 Very Low Proficiency
85 Cambodia 42.86 Very Low Proficiency
86 Uzbekistan 42.53 Very Low Proficiency
87 Iraq 40.82 Very Low Proficiency
88 Libya 39.64 Very Low Proficiency

References[edit]