Education of Switzerland
Adult literacy rate in Switzerland is 99%. Government expenditure on education is 5.2% of GDP. The education index of Switzerland is 0.844 - formal education levels are high, secondary education is a standard for most of the population; higher education is highly available and widespread due to the fact that graduates are economically demanded, and in many such countries having a higher education is also becoming a default option. People in Switzerland speak the German, French, Italian, and Romansh languages.
In Switzerland, around 1% of the population or 4,680,000 people speak English. 73,400 of Switzerland's population call English their first language. 4,606,600 of Switzerland's population use English as either foreign or second language.