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Alphabet and Character Frequency: English

On this page you will find tables containing the frequencies of letters in the English language as well as information on the English alphabet (the letters used in the English language).

The list may only be used together with the internet adress sttmedia.com and the prior consent of Stefan Trost (contact).

Letter Frequencies of the language English

Below you can see a table showing the frequencies of letters, as they occur in the English language. This list was created with the character counter, which is integrated in the WordCreator. Basis of this list was a English text with 2,101,261 characters (380,703 words), 1,648,624 characters were used for the counting. The text consists of a good mix of different literary genres. Of course, if another text was used as a basis, the result would be slightly different.

The first list is sorted alphabetically according to the letters, the second list by the frequencies of the letters. Accordingly, the letters E, T and A are the most frequent letters in the English language.

LetterFrequency
A8.34 %
B1.54 %
C2.73 %
D4.14 %
E12.60 %
F2.03 %
G1.92 %
H6.11 %
I6.71 %
J0.23 %
K0.87 %
L4.24 %
M2.53 %
N6.80 %
O7.70 %
P1.66 %
Q0.09 %
R5.68 %
S6.11 %
T9.37 %
U2.85 %
V1.06 %
W2.34 %
X0.20 %
Y2.04 %
Z0.06 %
LetterFrequency
E12.60 %
T9.37 %
A8.34 %
O7.70 %
N6.80 %
I6.71 %
H6.11 %
S6.11 %
R5.68 %
L4.24 %
D4.14 %
U2.85 %
C2.73 %
M2.53 %
W2.34 %
Y2.04 %
F2.03 %
G1.92 %
P1.66 %
B1.54 %
V1.06 %
K0.87 %
J0.23 %
X0.20 %
Q0.09 %
Z0.06 %
 

Lists of English syllable frequencies can be found here.

Usage Note

The list may only be used together with the internet adress sttmedia.com and the prior consent of Stefan Trost (contact). If you need additional lists, for example in a different sorting or on the basis of another source, we can provide this list for only five euros. Simply write to us.

The English Alphabet

Here you can see all letters that occur in the English alphabet. The headings of each column are showing all basic letters of the Latin alphabet in bold. In the first row of the table, there are the letters from the Latin alphabet, which are also used in English. Underneath, all in English occurring forms derived from the basic Latin letters are listed.

ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ

The English alphabet contains all 26 basic letters of the Latin alphabet. Diéresis or other diacritics are not found in the English alphabet.