More than 89% of Cypriots speak a foreign language, a study by global training company The Knowledge Academy shows.
At the bottom of the list of 28 EU countries is the UK.
According to Eurostat figures updated for 2019, 65.4% of Brits admit they cannot speak any other language, just ahead of Romania (64.2%), Hungary (57.6%) and Bulgaria (50.5%.)
Comparably, Sweden has the lowest percentage of people who do not any other language – 3.4%.
The example set by Sweden is closely followed by Denmark (4.2%), Latvia (4.2%) and Lithuania (4.5%), according to the report.
Slightly behind these three countries are Luxembourg (5.5%) and Finland (8%.)
Only 10.5% of Cypriots do not speak any foreign languages.
Source: Cyprus Mail