• The average person types between 38 and 40 words per minute (WPM), what translates into between 190 and 200 characters per minute (CPM). However, professional typists type a lot faster — on average between 65 and 75 WPM.


  • Generally, a typing speed of 40 WPM (Words Per Minute) is considered an average typing speed. An average speed should not be confused with a minimum speed that some employers may use as a job requirement - an applicant must exceed the stated minimum speed.

    Also Know, is Typing 20 wpm good? 10 wpm: At this speed, your typing speed is way below average, and you should focus on proper typing technique (explained below). 20 wpm: Same as above. 30 wpm: Same as above. 40 wpm: At 41 wpm, you are now an average typist.

    Also question is, how fast you can type test?

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    Who can type the fastest?

    Currently, the fastest English language typist is Barbara Blackburn, who reached a peak typing speed of 212 wpm during a test in 2005, using a Dvorak simplified keyboard. The average wpm speed is only 41.4 words in one minute.

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