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By Traveller May 1, 2017
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By Asiya Traveller May 1, 2017

What percentage would you say speak english im athens?

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Hello Asiya.
Almost everybody up to the age of 30
50% ages ranges from 30- 50
Local May 2, 2017
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Generally Greece is a country where people do speak English. And if they dont they try to help in anyway!
Local May 2, 2017
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Last generations of Greeks are learning English for a very young age. I believe that the majority of the people you will meet will speak English fluently.
Local Expert May 1, 2017
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Maybe not well but I'd say mot people under 40. we had no trouble at all.
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Local March 24, 2018
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In Greece almost 90% speaks english and young people, about 15-35 they speaks two languages.
Local August 31, 2017
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Most of the young crowd speak English older people dont if you need to ask someone ask a young adult up to about 40ish
Local July 28, 2017
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Every Where...
Local May 9, 2017
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everyone who works in the tourism industry speaks english and almost everybody of the young people ages 30-40 speak too, also.
Generally you'll be fine with the communication!!!
Local May 2, 2017
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60-70%
Local May 2, 2017
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Should not be a problem going around as well as asking any questions. Magic word to get extra happy smile - gia sas - meaning hello in a polite way. !
Local May 2, 2017
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According to a survey has been made a couple of years ago, half of greeks speak english. In Athens and in other touristic places the percentage is even higher as the majority speaks english.
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Local May 1, 2017
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