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How many english speaking people

Hi,
do you know what is the percentage of english speaking people living in Switzerland?
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Re: How many english speaking people

Do you mean native English speakers? Because many people in Switzerland speak English, just not as their first language
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Re: How many english speaking people

Check this post out Is it April 1st? (English as offical CH language)
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Re: How many english speaking people

This might help.
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Re: How many english speaking people

I mean English speakers, but I will also be curious to know aproximatively how many Swiss people speak english?
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Re: How many english speaking people

thanks Blonaybear but it is not a lot? Do you think this number include students, expat, etc?
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Re: How many english speaking people

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thanks Blonaybear but it is not a lot? Do you think this number include students, expat, etc?
The stats are from the census and refer to residents so that would seem to be all those who had a residents permit.
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Re: How many english speaking people

Not exactly official but it may help.

http://switzerland.isyours.com/e/cou.../language.html
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Re: How many english speaking people

ok thanks for the info but I really find this number low
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