Literacy rate, men aged 15 and above

percent, 1970–2016

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    1970 Ranking
    1. Barbados 99.29
    2. Grenada 98.05
    3. Saint Vincent and Grenadines 95.80
    2016 Ranking
    1. Andorra 100.00
    2. Azerbaijan 99.86
    3. Serbia 99.50
    4. Spain 98.84
    5. Singapore 98.74
    6. West Bank and Gaza 98.61
    7. Macau 98.19
    8. Peru 97.19
    9. Indonesia 97.17
    10. Venezuela 97.04
    11. Ecuador 95.45
    12. Honduras 89.05
    13. Congo (Kinshasa) 88.53
    14. Burma (Myanmar) 80.01
    15. Bangladesh 75.62
    16. Chad 31.33

    Adult literacy rate is the percentage of people aged 15 and above who can, with understanding, read and write a short, simple statement on their everyday life.

    Source: UNESCO via World Bank