English is one of the most widely spoken languages all around the World. Out of the total 7.5 billion population of the World, near about 1.5 billion people are the ones who live in English speaking countries. The United States of America also called the USA is the one country in the world where English is the most widely spoken.
Also, nearly twenty-two percent of the total population of the country is the one who speaks in English.
After the United States of America comes the Country which is probably the queen of the Countries of the world that is India. Of the total population of 130 crores, approximately ten percent speaks in English, also, on the third number comes the Islamic Country of Pakistan.
On the fourth number, is the Country of the Philippines, exactly! the capital of which is Manila. After all, these come, Nigeria, United Kingdom, Germany, Canada, and others.
Surprisingly, the Countries which were no longer in the run, are now way ahead of those Countries the native language of the citizens of whom is English. Just like the Asian Countries of India as well as Pakistan. Also, the Southern part of India is one such part where English is the most widely spoken part of the local language.
India’s Native Language
Also, there are certain reasons that are responsible for the augment in the English language speaking people. The very first reason is that is the most widely spoken, this language is preferred the most from any other language.
Then, with the advancement in technology and other aspects of human life, people are now gaining golden opportunities of working and studying abroad.
And hence as the main language, it is expected of them to have good command over the language.
Maybe that is also one of the reasons for the United States of America, to top the list of the most widely English-speaking Countries.
List Of The Major English Language Speaking Countries Of The World
- Antigua and Barbuda
- Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Botswana, as well as Burundi
- Cameroon, Canada, as well as the Cook Islands
- Federated States of Micronesia, Fiji
- Ghana, Grenada Guyana,
- India, Ireland
- Kenya, Kiribati
- Lesotho, Liberia
- Malawi, Malta, Marshall Islands, as well as Mauritius
- Namibia, Nauru, Nepal, Nigeria, as well as Niue
- Pakistan, Palau, as well as Papua New Guinea
- Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent, as well as the Grenadines, Samoa, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Solomon Islands, South Africa, South Sudan, Swaziland.
- Tanzania, The Gambia, Tonga, Trinidad, as well as Tobago, Tuvalu
- Zambia, Zimbabwe
There are certain countries where English is de facto which means that even though it is not being implemented officially but it is highly practiced. Also. there are many countries in the world where the language of English is de facto.
De Facto English-Speaking Countries
- United States of America
- The United Kingdom and,
- New Zealand
- Sri Lanka
- United Arab Emirates
But then on the other side of the spectrum, we have some countries where English is the de-jure. Like Falkland Island, Cayman Island, Hong Kong, as well as the Isle of Man, etc.