Spanish is one of the world’s most important languages

  • According to The Economist, speaking Spanish as a foreign language leads to higher salaries
  • The British Council ranked Spanish as the top ‘Language for the Future’ in a recent report;
  • 21 countries have Spanish as their official language
  • Spanish is the 4th most spoken language in the world with 548 million speakers (after English, Mandarin and Hindi)
  • The use of Spanish online has risen by 800% in recent years
  • Spanish is the third most popular language on the internet after Mandarin and English
  • One in every five employers look for Spanish speakers
  • 79% of recruiters cited Spanish as the additional language most in demand by employers in international business