infographic-translation-factsBy Nik Andreev

After the popularity of our blog post on The Top 5 Free Language Learning Resources we’ve gone a step further and developed this language and translation focused infographic.

The 7 facts are listed below:

  • 72% of customers abroad would rather buy products that provide information in their own language
  • 56% say language is more important than price
  • 3 out of 5 Internet users don’t browse in English
  • Only 27% of the Internet speaks English
  • Less than 6% of the world population is native English
  • 20% of UK exporting companies lost business as a results of language or cultural differences
  • Language skill shortage is costing the UK up to £16bn in lost overseas trade


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by Nik Andreev

Nik is the content manager at Wolfestone. He blogs about social media and international digital marketing. He also likes graphics design and video editing. When not creating exciting content, he spend his time reading Sci-Fi and drinking coffee.

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