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on 20080706, according to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/English_language#Geographical_distribution

, there are 375 Million native speakers. current world population is about 6.7 billion

. that's 5.5%.

depending on how you count second language proficiency, possibly 1.8 billion people speak English, or 27%.

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