# What percentage of the world's population speaks English as a mother tongue?

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Roughly 500,000,000 people speak English as a native language. Since there are about 7,000,000,000 humans on Earth, about 7% of people's native language is English.
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# What percentage of the world's population is Jewish?

There are about 14 million Jews in the world as of 2010; 6.2million in Asia (including Israel), 5.5 million in America, twomillion in Europe and 100,000 in Africa. Out of the world'spopulation of seven billion, the Jews are about 0.2%. And yet Jews have earned 22% of all individual recipients of No (MORE)

# What percentage of the South African population speaks English?

English is understood by the majority of the South Africanpopulation. Wikipedia shows 9.7% of South Africans speak English as their home language . See related link below

# What percentage of the world's population is Black?

To answer this question there really isn't a "Black Race" per say. Black is not literally the color of the people commonly referred to as "Black". As a matter of fact "Black" people actually come in different shades of brown."Black" people range from light caramel to nearly black in color. Much of t (MORE)

# What percentage of world's population is Catholic?

Around 33% percent of the world population is Christian. A Pew Forum survey from 2007 shows that 23.9% of the US population identifies themselves as Catholic (compared to the 78.4% who identify as Christian) Worldwide, however, Catholicism accounts for greater than 50% of all Christians and is (MORE)

# What percentage of the world's population is in Asia?

If the population of Asia is 4,050,404,000 and there are just under6.8 billion people on the planet you will find this percentage tobe approximately 59.56% . There are actually only about 3,900,000,000 people in Asia and theworld population is about 6,970,000,000 so that comes to around 56% .

# What percentage of the world's population is Buddhist?

Most eastimates indiccate about 6% of the world population (420 to500 million of 7 billion total population) is Buddhist. The numberis difficult to determine as some countries with large populations(e.g. China) do not provide supportable data.

# What percentage of world's population speak English?

It is estimated that almost 30% of humans can speak English (over two billion). English is the most spoken language on the planet, counting first, second, third, etc. language speakers. It is the official language of over 50 countries and it is a language of business and marketing world wide.

# What percentage of Brazilians speaks English?

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# What percentage of the world's population are men?

There are approximately seven billion people that live on planetEarth. Males out number females by a slight percentage with 50.24%of the world's population being male.

# What percentage of the world's population will have cancer?

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# What percentage of the world's population is Catholic?

About 15 percent of the world's population is Roman Catholic. Thecountry with the most Catholics is Brazil, followed by Mexico, andthen the United States.

# What percentage of the world's population belongs to a religion?

I estimate from historic data that approximately 80% of the world's population believes in a supreme spiritual entity and as such ascribe/belong to a religion or religious belief system.

# What percentage of the world's population is in North America?

North America has about 7% the world's population and accounts for 1/3 of the world's economic output.

# Percentage of the world population speaks fluent English?

The estimated number of people in the world that speak Englishfluently is about 30 percent of the population. If the world'spopulation is about 7,264,712,400 people. This would mean thatroughly 2,179,413,720 people in the world currently speak Englishfluently.

# What percentage of word population speaks englishs spanish and Portuguese?

Portuguese, Spanish, and English are languages number eight, four, and three respectively in number of native speakers. Portugese has 175 native speakers. Spanish has 350-400 million native speakers. English has 500 million native speakers.. So, total, they have 1.025 billion native speakers. Assum (MORE)

# What percentage of the world speaks English?

Approximately 20% speak English, if you include people who speak English as a second language.

# What percentage of the world's population can speak English?

About 500,000,000 people speak English as a first language, so that would be around 7% of all humans speak English as a first language. As any other language but first, it is estimated that 2,100,000,000 humans speak English, or about 30%.

# What percentage of Brazil speaks English?

In Brazil, they speak Portuguese, I really dont know, but it probably is a low number.. Jake says: .125 %

# What percentage of the world's population has brown eyes?

"Considering pretty much everyone in china, India, the rest of Asia, Africa, south America and the middle east, as well as Greeks and Italians and heaps of other europeans are all exclusively, or all but exclusively brown eyed. I would estimate the figure around 95 percent of the global population (MORE)

# What percentage of Russians speak English?

Mostly Russian population speak their native language. However;according to survey 2012, 5.48% of the population speak English.English is also taught in schools as a foreign language.

# What percentage of the world's population is America?

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# What percentage of the world's population of males are circumcised?

It's hard to say, but circumcision is most common in the United States and Israel.

# What percentage of the word population do not have English as their mother tongue?

95%. 360 million people spoke English natively in 2010. (http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/English_language). out of around 7 billion people in 2011. (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Population). So one person out of twenty speaks English as a native..

# What percentage of world's population are Christian?

As of 2012, there are 2.4 billion Christians in the world. This is 34 percen t of the world's total population of 6.8 billion people.

# What percentage of the world's population speaks Portuguese?

Portuguese consistently ranks as number six on the list of the ten most spoken languages in the world. The total of the world's population hovers around 6.77 billion, as of April 2009. But the estimates of total numbers of Portuguese speakers ranges from 176 million to 230 million. Based on the firs (MORE)

# What percentage of Germans speak English?

99% of germans speak english Answer 2 Most Germans have learnt some English in school. I would guess about half of German adults would understand if you spoke simple English, probably about 1/4 of adults could answer back.

# What percentage of the world's population is overweight?

Speaking only for the United States, about 60-65% are overweight and about 30% are obese. The most rapidly increasing rate of morbid obesity now is seen in the 15-20 year old group.

# The effect of English language on mother tongue?

Your mother tongue is the first language you learn. For many people, English is their mother tongue. But for a large number of people in the world, English is learned as a second language. Its usefulness as a lingua franca has been solidified by being the mother tongue of two successive world empire (MORE)

# What percent of the world's population live in a country where English is not the mother tongue?

Approximately 420 million people live in countries where English would be considered the "mother tongue" (most of these coming from the United States, the United Kingdom, Canada, and Australia), and make up about 6% of the population. The other 94% live in countries where English is not the mother t (MORE)

# What percentage of the world's population does not have electricity?

"Some 1.6 billion people, about one quarter of the world?s population, have no access to electricity today. Eighty percent of these people live in rural areas of the developing world, mainly in South Asia and sub-Saharan Africa where rapid urban migration and population growth will occur over the (MORE)

# What percentage of the world's population does not speak English at all?

lets say that there are about 7 billion people in the world today, about 1 in 4 speak english, 3 out of 4 do not, so 75%. The figures quoted are for people who speak English as a first or second language gained through some sort of educational system. Unofficially there may be many more

# What percentage of the world's population is Mormon?

As of January 2010, there are 13.8 million baptized members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (the "Mormon" church) worldwide. The world population is approximately 6.7 billion. This means that 0.21% of the world's population is Mormon. This is about same as the percentage of the (MORE)

# What percentage of Mexico speaks English?

Less than 1.6% of the Mexican population speaks English on a fluentlevel. This is understandable, considering that only 2.8% of non-Hispanichomes speak Spanish in the United States.

# What percentage of the world's population are not Christian?

As it is hard to exactly measure religious affiliation, and as many organizations have incentives to exaggerate their membership, it is hard to quantify well. Christianity is still generally thought to be the most popular religion in the world today. Best estimates is that around 2 billion people (MORE)

# What percentage of the world's population are criminals?

It's impossible to tell, are we talking about what percentage of the world has been arrested and charged? Or are we also talking about what percentage of the world has broken the law and got away with it? Everybody has broken some law in their life whether it was speeding, littering, jay walking, sp (MORE)

# What percentage of the world's population is uneducated?

Unbelievably, the percentage of the world's population being uneducated, is 46 percent. *Considering that most of the world's population is still involved in farming and other subsistence activities, in villages or smaller social units, the figure of 46 percent is not credible.

# What percentage of world's population are Hindus?

According to the CIA World Factbook, out of the total world population of 7.015 billion 13.78% are Hindus. (as of 2009 estimation) Hinduism is growing at around 1.52 percent annually.

# What percentage of the world's population is in uspacom?

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# What percentage speak English in Chile?

They don't really speak English in Chile but they may speak Spanish. My overall percentage for speaking English in Chile is about 10%.

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If you combine Catholics, Protestants and Eastern Orthodox together, believe it or not I think its a solid 60%, the two biggest being Catholic and Orthodox believe it or not. Orthodox Christians in fact outnumber protestants, because of Russia and the Balkan's massive combined population, however th (MORE)

# What percentage of the world's population speaks Arabic?

It's really hard to tell since it's a forein language that isn't to popular,but it's 17%.

# What percentage of the world's population is left footed?

If you mean what percentage of the world's people are left handed, then it's around 10 to 20 Percent. Left handed people are much more rare than right handed.

# What percentage of Honduas speaks English?

In India, E nglish speakers are about 10.66 % of the population, and the most spoken one (native) is Hindi . Hope This Helps :) e

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Less than 2%, I have been living in Chile for the past 5 years and the amount of people that I have encountered can speak English here I can count on my 2 hands. For tourists that wish to visit Chile I would highly recommend taking organized tours because if you do not speak Spanish you will not be (MORE)

# What percentage of the world's population lives in Queensland?

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# What is the mother tongue of a child whose parents speak only English though they are not Europeans or Americans?

The 'mother tongue' of the child - would be whatever language they have been taught to speak from birth.

# What percentage of argentinians speak English?

I am an American. I visited Argentina and would say less than 1% of Argentinians are able to speak English..

# What percentage speak no English in the world?

English is the third most popular language in the world, after Mandarin and Spanish. English is spoken by 5.43 percent of the worlds population, so therefore 94.57 percent of the worlds population speak no English.

# How do you avoid mother tongue influence in English?

In order to avoid influence from your mother tongue in any newlanguage, you must practice until you actually think in the newlanguage. Immerse yourself in English - watch English TV, readmagazines and books and newspapers, speak the language constantlyuntil it becomes second nature to you. Only then (MORE)

# Why is my friend afraid to speak English She is fine speaking French and her mother tongue Finnish.?

I assume it's a second language for her so she is embarrassed bynot speaking it well