[Data journalism] 100 million foreigners speak Chinese 2017

Updated:2017-12-27 17:08:28


  According to China National Office for Teaching Chinese as a Foreign Language (NOCFL), as of Dec. 24, 2017, 100 million foreigners speak Chinese language in the world. There are 525 Confucius Institutes and 1,113 Confucius classes for elementary and secondary school students established in 146 countries and regions, including 46,200 Chinese and foreign full-time and part-time teachers, and 2.32 million learners.