The Netherlands, 90% from 10 Countries Where You Didn’t Know Most People Speak English (Slideshow)

10 Countries Where You Didn’t Know Most People Speak English (Slideshow)

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The Netherlands, 90%

Ever fantasize about exploring the canals of Amsterdam or visiting the famous Van Gogh Museum or Anne Frank House, but worry about the complicated-sounding Dutch language? Your trip can be more than just a pipe dream, because about 90 percent of locals speak English. Despite Dutch being the official language, almost every citizen knows English, as it is a mandatory course in all secondary schools. People of the Netherlands are often fluent in a third language too, with 70 percent also speaking German, and 29 percent knowing French.