New English Proficiency Index: Sweden on top, China down to 36th

The English Proficiency Index ranks the English-language ability of 54 countries, based on a survey of 1.7 million people carried out by Education First, one of the world’s largest private education company.

The top 10-ranked countries are all European, topped by Sweden, Denmark and the Netherlands. One clear loser of the ranking is China which slipped from 29th to 36th in this year’s ranking, making it the second-lowest country in Asia.

Read more about the survey in this China Daily article.

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