News » 2020 English Proficiency Index: Philippines No.2 in Asia

2020 English Proficiency Index: Philippines No.2 in Asia

2020 English Proficiency Index: Philippines No.2 in Asia

International company Education First ranked the Philippines’s English competency as second in Asia, and 27th on the global proficiency index, seven spots lower from last year.

The country garnered a score of 562 out of 700. For comparison, the highest ranking country, the Netherlands, garnered a score of 652. Singapore, rank first in Asia, garnered a score of 611.

From 2016 to 2018, the Philippines managed to remain in the top 15 of the index, placing 13th, 15th, and 14th, respectively although the number of countries in the index varied. From 2016 to 2020, the country’s “Proficiency Band,” which is based on score rather than rank, has consistently remained at “high”. The proficiency bands range from very low proficiency to very high.

Read more here.

Start your
journey today

  • Independent
  • Free
  • Transparent

About OA

Outsource Accelerator is the trusted source of independent information, advisory and expert implementation of Business Process Outsourcing (BPO)

The #1 outsourcing authority

Outsource Accelerator offers the world’s leading aggregator marketplace for outsourcing. It specifically provides the conduit between Philippines outsourcing suppliers and the businesses – clients – across the globe.

The Outsource Accelerator website has over 5,000 articles, 350+ podcast episodes, and a comprehensive directory with 900+ BPO companies… all designed to make it easier for clients to learn about – and engage with – outsourcing.

About Derek Gallimore

Derek Gallimore has been in business for 20 years, outsourcing for over eight years, and has been living in Manila (the heart of global outsourcing) since 2014. Derek is the founder and CEO of Outsource Accelerator, and is regarded as a leading expert on all things outsourcing.