NerdGraph put together an infographic comparing the advantages and disadvantages of being monolingual vs. multilingual. While mono linguists tend to have a wider vocabulary and faster retrieval rate, bilinguals tend to be more creative and better problem-solvers.
Other fun facts:
- 99% of Latvians can speak two or more languages
- Bilangualism results in a 2.8% increase in hourly wages
Check out the full infographic from NerdGraph: Monolingual vs Bilingual.