not among the creme de la creme

We may be the most proficient in the English language among Asian countries but compared with Scandinavian Europe, we are ranked outside the creme de la creme.

The TOP 12 non-native anglophone countries with the highest English proficiency for the year 2015 are as follows:

1. Sweden
2. The Netherlands
3. Denmark
4. Norway
5. Finland
6. Slovenia
7. Estonia
8. Luxembourg
9. Poland
10. Austria
11. Germany