According to a study done by AskOxford, using thier Concise English Dictionary, these are the most common letters in the English language. The letter "E" is the most common, 57 times more common than the letter "Q." (rounded percentages)

  1. E - 57
  2. A - 43
  3. R - 39
  4. I - 38
  5. O - 37
  6. T - 35
  7. N - 34
  8. S - 29
  9. L - 28
  10. C - 23
  11. U - 19
  12. D - 17
  13. P - 16
  14. M - 15+
  15. H - 15
  16. G - 13
  17. B - 11
  18. F - 9+
  19. Y - 9
  20. W - 7
  21. K - 6
  22. V - 5
  23. X - 1+
  24. Z - 1+
  25. J - 1+
  26. Q - 1
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