Education of Portugal
Adult literacy rate in Portugal is 95.7%. Male literacy is 97.1%. Female literacy is 94.4%. Therefore, male literacy and female literacy differ by 2.7%. Government expenditure on education is 5.2% of GDP. The education index of Portugal is 0.728 - formal education levels in the country are average, but most of the population has a secondary school education at least; higher education is possible and not uncommon. People in Portugal speak the Portuguese language.
In Portugal, around 0% of the population or 2,900,000 people speak English. 2,900,000 of Portugal's population use English as either foreign or second language.