English is not spoken all over the world. Do you know this? No, it is not spoken all over the world and it is also not the most spoken language of the world. It is also not used by most of the people. But, it is the official language of many counties of the world. That is one of the reasons why IELTS is a mandatory test and is one of the eligibility criteria to study, work or settle in these English Speaking countries of the world.
So let us see how many countries use the English language and has called it the official language of their nation.
There are 54 countries of the world that have declared that English is their official language. Besides it is a known fact that 400 million people of the world use English.
The table includes nations which use English as their medium of instruction and nations which call it their official language.
|Antigua and Barbuda||Ireland, Republic of||Solomon Islands|
|Bermuda||Malawi||Trinidad and Tobago|
|Botswana||Malta||Turks and Caicos Islands|
|British Virgin Islands||Mauritius||Uganda|
|Canada (except Quebec)||Namibia||Vanuatu|
|Cayman Islands||New Zealand||Wales|
|England||Papua New Guinea||Zimbabwe|
|Fiji||St. Kitts and Nevis|
|Ghana||St. Vincent and the Grenadines|