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Top 5 best-performing African countries for IELTS

Top 5 best-performing African countries for 2022 IELTS

Proficiency in the English language is a vital asset, enabling people to communicate effectively across borders and cultures. The International English Language Testing System (IELTS) serves as a benchmark for English language proficiency, with millions of people worldwide taking the test each year to pursue academic, professional, and migration opportunities.

In Africa, where English serves as a lingua franca for many nations, mastering the IELTS opens doors to higher education, employment, and global engagement.

As of 2022, certain African countries have distinguished themselves as leaders in IELTS performance, showcasing exceptional proficiency across the four key language skills: listening, reading, writing, and speaking.

From Zimbabwe’s all-round excellence to Nigeria’s strong communication skills, these countries’ linguistic achievements inspire others to strive for excellence in English language proficiency.

According to Statisense, here are the top 5 best-performing African countries for the 2022 IELTS


Zimbabwe: 6.8
Nigeria: 6.7
Ghana: 6.7
Egypt: 6.6
Kenya: 6.6

LISTENING Band score

Zimbabwe: 7.0
Egypt: 7.0
Nigeria: 6.8
Ghana: 6.8
Kenya: 6.8

READING Band score

Zimbabwe: 6.5
Egypt: 6.5
Nigeria: 6.4
Kenya: 6.3
Ghana: 6.2

WRITING Band Score

Zimbabwe: 6.4
Nigeria: 6.3
Ghana: 6.3
Kenya: 6.3
Egypt: 6.0

SPEAKING Band score

Zimbabwe: 7.3
Nigeria: 7.1
Ghana: 7.1
Kenya: 7.0
Egypt: 6.7