% among those ages 5 and older who are English proficient
CategoryEnglish proficient
U.S. born******
Foreign born75%
All Asians72%

The symbol *** indicates insufficient number of observations to provide a reliable estimate.
Note: Proficient English speakers are those who speak only English at home, or if they speak a non-English language at home, they indicate they can speak English at least “very well.” Due to data limitations, figures for Malaysians based on single-race population only, regardless of Hispanic origin. Figures for all Asians based on mixed-race and mixed-group populations, regardless of Hispanic origin. See methodology for more detail.

Source: Pew Research Center analysis of 2017-2019 American Community Survey (IPUMS).