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kryptiskt · 2015-02-04 · Original thread
There are some numbers for this in David Bellos "Is that a fish in your ear?"[1], chapter 19.

An UNESCO study of translations between Swedish, Chinese, Hindi, Arabic, French, German and English over a decade showed that 104,000 of the 132,000 translations made between all those languages were translations from English.

[1] http://www.amazon.com/That-Fish-Your-Ear-Translation/dp/0865...

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