English is the first language in many countries — The United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, the Republic of Ireland, Australia, etc. — but have you ever wondered what the most common second languages are in these nations? Hold on to your socks, the answer may be surprising to you.
Using data from the CIA’s The World’s Factbook and Wikipedia, MoveHub, a UK-based company that helps people move abroad, created a map of the most common second languages around the world. Although not all 195 nations are represented, the graphics are still very insightful.