Literacy rate, women aged 15 and above

percent, 1970–2020

Info Edit
Country197019711972197319741975197619771978197919801981198219831984198519861987198819891990199119921993199419951996199719981999200020012002200320042005200620072008200920102011201220132014201520162017201820192020
Afghanistan4.995.365.746.126.496.877.247.628.008.378.759.129.509.8710.2510.6311.0011.3811.7512.1312.5112.8813.2613.6314.0114.3914.7615.1415.5115.8916.2716.6417.02
Albania98.2597.7497.2396.7296.2195.7095.1994.6895.0295.3595.6996.1496.4196.6896.9597.2297.4997.76
Algeria35.8437.4639.0740.6942.3043.9245.5347.1548.7750.3852.0053.6155.2356.8458.4660.0861.0462.0062.9663.9265.7367.5568.3369.1069.8870.6671.4472.2172.9973.7774.5575.32
American Samoa97.22
Angola54.1954.1354.0754.0153.9553.8953.8353.7753.7153.6553.5953.5353.4753.41
Antigua and Barbuda99.4299.4299.4299.4299.4299.4299.4299.4299.4299.4299.4299.4299.4299.4299.42
Argentina93.5893.7994.0194.2294.4394.6494.8695.0795.2895.4995.7095.9296.0496.1796.3096.4396.5696.6896.8196.9497.0797.1997.4697.7297.9898.2598.5198.6798.8499.0098.9399.0099.1099.0998.9399.2199.1499.1099.06
Armenia98.1598.2398.3298.4098.4998.5798.6698.7498.8298.9198.9999.0899.1699.2199.2799.3299.3799.4399.4899.5399.5899.6499.6999.6999.6999.6899.6899.6899.6899.7099.7299.74
Aruba97.0797.0497.0096.9796.9396.9096.8696.8396.7996.7596.7296.8696.9997.1397.2797.4097.5497.6897.81
Azerbaijan98.1798.3398.4898.6398.7898.9399.0899.2399.3899.5399.6899.6999.7099.7099.7299.7299.7299.7299.7299.7299.73
Bahrain58.5960.4362.2664.0965.9367.7669.6071.4373.2675.1076.9377.5978.2678.9279.5880.2480.9181.5782.2382.8983.5684.1684.7785.3885.9886.5987.1987.8088.4089.01
Bangladesh17.9718.7619.5520.3321.1221.9122.6923.4824.2725.0525.8427.3428.8430.3331.8333.3334.8336.3337.8339.3240.8241.3141.8042.2842.7743.2543.7446.5949.4352.2755.1254.2457.7957.8662.2569.9070.0971.1871.9572.00
Barbados99.2599.2899.3099.3399.3599.3899.4099.4399.4599.4899.5099.5399.5599.5899.6099.6099.6099.6099.6099.6099.6099.6099.6099.6099.6099.6099.6099.6099.6099.6099.6099.6099.6099.6099.6099.6099.6099.6099.6099.6099.6099.6099.6099.6099.60
Belarus96.6396.9197.1997.4797.7498.0298.3098.5898.8699.1499.4299.4399.4399.4499.4599.4699.4699.4799.4899.4999.4999.5399.5799.6199.6599.6999.7299.7699.8099.8499.88
Belize70.3371.0871.8472.5973.3574.1074.8675.6176.3777.12
Benin9.5410.0810.6211.1611.7012.2412.7813.3213.8614.4014.9415.4816.0216.5717.2417.9118.5919.2619.9320.6121.2821.9522.6323.3022.0920.8719.6618.4419.0519.6620.2720.8821.4922.0923.5925.0926.5828.0829.5831.07
Bhutan38.6839.6140.5441.4842.4143.3444.2745.2047.5849.9652.3354.7157.08
Bolivia51.3752.6853.9955.3056.6157.9259.2360.5461.8463.1564.4665.7767.0868.3969.7071.0072.3173.2474.1775.0976.0276.9577.8778.8079.7380.6581.5482.4383.3284.2185.1085.9986.8386.8287.4588.0891.8790.7889.6888.58
Bosnia and Herzegovina81.9683.3484.7286.0987.4788.8590.2391.6092.9894.3694.5894.8095.0395.2595.4795.6995.9296.1496.3696.5896.8095.8694.91
Botswana71.3072.1873.0573.9374.8075.6876.5577.4378.3179.1880.0680.9381.8182.3782.9483.5084.0784.6385.1985.7686.3286.8987.45
Brazil72.8573.5474.2274.9075.5876.2676.9577.6378.3178.9979.6880.3681.0481.7282.4183.0983.7784.4585.1485.8286.5087.0887.6588.2388.8189.3389.8690.2390.2290.4190.6891.6391.6291.7692.0692.3493.0293.2493.43
Brunei68.8470.2071.5772.9374.2975.6577.0178.3879.7481.1082.4683.2384.0084.7785.5486.3187.0887.8588.6289.3990.1690.6191.0691.5191.9692.4192.8693.3193.7594.2094.6594.8995.1295.3695.5995.8396.0796.30
Bulgaria97.7197.7397.7697.7997.8297.8597.8797.9097.9397.9697.98
Burkina Faso3.393.693.994.304.604.905.205.515.816.116.416.717.027.327.627.928.238.198.168.138.098.069.0810.1011.1112.1313.1514.1715.1915.9116.6216.2921.0321.7722.5123.2523.9924.7425.4826.2227.4328.6329.8431.04
Burundi11.9813.4014.8116.2217.6419.0520.4621.8823.2924.7026.1227.5330.0032.4734.9437.4139.8842.3544.8347.3049.7752.2451.1049.9748.8347.7046.5645.4344.2943.1645.0746.9948.9050.8152.7354.6456.8459.0361.22
Cape Verde53.0054.6456.2957.9359.5861.2262.8764.5166.1667.8069.4470.3771.2972.2173.1374.0574.9775.8976.8177.7378.6579.5880.5081.0181.5382.04
Cambodia56.9958.1759.3560.5261.7062.8764.0565.4366.8268.2069.5969.1169.6470.1870.7171.2571.7875.03
Cameroon29.1230.3531.5832.8234.0535.2836.5237.7538.9840.2241.4542.6943.9245.1546.3947.6248.8550.0951.3252.5553.7955.0256.2557.4958.7259.3459.9560.5661.1861.7962.4163.0263.6164.2164.8065.6566.5067.3468.1969.0469.8970.7471.59
Cayman Islands99.02
Central African Republic8.409.3210.2411.1512.0712.9913.9114.8315.7516.6617.5818.5019.4220.3421.5822.8324.0825.3226.5727.8129.0630.3131.5532.8034.0435.2934.2033.1032.0130.9229.8228.7327.6426.5425.4524.3624.5324.7124.8825.0625.2325.4125.5825.76
Chad4.595.766.948.119.2810.4511.6212.8014.0915.3916.6817.9817.6117.2416.8816.5116.1415.7715.4115.0414.6714.3013.9313.96
Chile90.8091.1291.4591.7792.0992.4292.7493.0793.3993.7194.0494.2094.3694.5294.6894.8495.0095.1695.3295.4895.6495.9996.3496.6997.0497.3997.7497.4096.9796.5396.3596.1696.4596.7496.5496.33
China51.1453.2555.3757.4959.6061.7263.8465.9668.0769.9271.7673.6175.4577.3079.1480.9982.8484.6886.5387.1587.7688.3889.0089.6290.2490.8691.4792.0992.7193.0293.3293.6393.9494.2494.5594.8595.16
Colombia91.1591.2091.2691.3191.4991.6691.8492.0192.1992.3692.5492.7192.9192.2292.8593.4493.4293.4993.6793.9494.2194.4894.4294.8995.1095.3295.4795.88
Comoros40.3241.4742.6343.7944.9546.1047.2648.4249.5750.7351.8953.0554.2055.3656.5257.6758.8359.9961.1462.3063.4661.7259.9958.2556.5254.7853.0551.3149.5847.8446.1144.3742.6444.3646.0847.8049.5251.2452.96
Congo (Kinshasa)54.0652.7351.4150.0848.7647.4346.1049.4752.8356.1959.5662.9263.8164.7165.6066.50
Congo (Brazzaville)49.0049.8850.7651.6452.5253.4054.2855.1656.0456.9257.8058.6859.5660.4461.3262.2063.0863.9664.8465.7266.6067.4868.3869.2870.1871.0871.9872.8873.1373.3773.6273.8774.1274.3774.62
Costa Rica92.5892.7392.8993.0593.2093.3693.5293.6793.8393.9994.1494.3094.4594.6194.7794.9295.0895.3095.5295.7495.9696.1896.4096.6296.8497.0697.2897.5097.5697.6297.6897.7497.8097.8697.92
Ivory Coast23.4323.9424.4424.9525.4525.9626.4626.9627.4727.9728.4833.5538.6137.9437.2636.5835.9035.2234.5433.8633.1832.5031.8231.1430.4633.6236.7846.7856.7766.7676.7586.74
Croatia94.8295.0495.2795.5095.7295.9596.1896.4096.6396.8697.0897.2497.4097.5697.7297.8798.0398.1998.3598.5198.67
Cuba99.7999.7999.7999.7999.7999.8099.8099.8099.8099.8099.80
Cyprus91.0091.4591.9192.3692.8193.2793.7294.1794.6395.0895.3895.6995.9996.2996.6096.9097.2197.5197.8198.12
Dominican Republic72.5473.2373.9374.6375.3276.0276.7277.4278.1178.8179.5180.2180.9081.6082.3082.9983.6984.3985.0985.7886.4887.1887.4087.6287.8488.0688.2888.7589.2289.7090.2390.2291.2592.1592.3293.76
Ecuador80.4181.1381.8582.5883.3084.0284.7585.4786.1986.5186.8387.1587.4787.7988.1088.4288.7489.0689.3889.7089.8990.0990.2890.4890.6790.8791.1290.9290.4790.2290.9592.2293.2593.2693.3192.0992.2292.3692.49
Egypt22.4423.3324.2325.1226.0226.9227.8128.7129.6030.5031.3932.6133.8335.0536.2737.4938.7139.9341.1542.3843.6044.9946.3847.7749.1650.5551.9553.3454.7356.1257.8159.2460.6662.0963.5264.6465.7662.7163.4164.1164.8165.51
El Salvador71.2871.9872.6773.3674.0674.7575.4576.1476.8477.5378.2378.9279.6180.3181.0079.6681.3681.8282.3183.0283.8484.6785.4486.2286.3386.6787.2387.32
Equatorial Guinea81.6282.5383.4384.3485.2486.1587.0587.9688.8789.7790.68
Eritrea40.2242.6545.0847.5149.9452.3754.8056.2257.6359.0460.4661.8763.2964.7066.1267.5368.95
Estonia99.6099.6299.6399.6499.6699.6799.6999.7099.7299.7399.7599.7699.7799.7999.8099.8199.8399.8499.8699.8799.8899.9099.91
Swaziland53.6754.8255.9857.1358.2959.4460.6061.7662.9164.0765.2266.3067.3868.4669.5470.6271.7072.7873.8574.9376.0177.0978.1779.2580.3380.5480.7580.9681.1881.3981.6081.8182.0282.2482.4583.2183.9784.7385.5086.2687.0287.7888.54
Ethiopia18.5118.9419.3719.8020.2320.6621.0921.5121.9422.3722.8017.9823.4528.9230.4732.0233.5735.1236.6738.2239.7741.3242.8744.42
Gabon65.3366.0966.8667.6268.3969.1669.9270.6971.4572.2272.9973.7574.5275.2876.0576.8277.5878.3579.1179.8880.4781.0681.6582.2482.8383.42
Gambia25.0625.7226.3727.0327.6828.3428.9929.6530.3030.9631.6132.2732.9233.5837.5841.58
Georgia99.5599.5599.5599.5499.5499.5499.5399.5399.5399.5299.5299.5299.5199.4499.3799.2999.3799.45
Ghana49.7951.3452.8954.4455.9957.5459.0960.6462.1963.7465.2966.4467.5968.7469.8871.0372.1873.3374.47
Greece85.3285.7286.1386.5386.9387.3487.7488.1488.5588.9589.3589.8490.3390.8291.3191.8092.2992.7793.2693.7594.2493.3792.5091.6390.7791.2991.8191.8391.8594.1796.5096.6396.7696.8897.0197.1497.2797.39
Grenada97.5997.6697.7397.8197.8897.9598.0298.0998.1798.2498.3198.3898.4698.5398.6098.6098.6098.6098.6098.6098.6098.6098.6098.6098.6098.6098.6098.6098.6098.6098.6098.6098.6098.6098.6098.6098.6098.6098.6098.6098.6098.6098.6098.6098.60
Guam96.4696.7597.0397.3297.6097.8998.1798.4598.7499.0299.31
Guatemala57.2958.0558.8059.5660.3261.0761.8362.5963.3464.2565.1666.0766.9867.8868.7969.7070.6171.5272.4372.1376.3776.4676.5576.6476.72
Guinea9.7410.9612.1713.3814.6015.8117.0318.2417.3716.5115.6514.7813.9213.0612.1914.6317.0819.5221.9623.3924.8326.2627.69
Guinea Bissau8.599.4910.3911.2912.1913.0913.9914.8915.7916.6917.5918.4919.3920.2921.1922.0922.9923.8924.7925.6926.5927.4927.7327.9628.2028.4328.6628.9029.1329.3729.6029.8330.0730.3030.5330.77
Guyana87.2586.8186.3785.9285.4885.03
Haiti32.5233.5934.6535.7236.7837.8438.9139.9741.0342.1043.1644.2345.2946.3547.4248.4849.5450.6151.6752.7353.8054.8651.4448.0244.6045.9747.3448.7150.0851.4552.8254.1955.5656.9358.30
Honduras80.2280.7681.3081.8482.3882.9183.4583.8884.3084.7384.9385.0585.2887.0387.8988.9388.1087.2788.73
Hungary98.4598.4798.4998.5198.5398.5598.5798.5998.6198.6398.6498.6698.6898.7098.7298.7498.7698.7898.8098.8298.8398.8598.8798.8998.9198.9398.9598.9798.9999.0199.0299.0499.0699.0899.10
India25.6826.4827.2928.0928.9029.7030.5131.3132.1232.9233.7335.1436.5537.9639.3740.7942.2043.6145.0246.4347.8448.4449.0349.6350.2350.8252.5154.2155.9057.5959.2860.2161.1462.0763.0063.9364.8665.79
Indonesia57.6959.4561.2162.9764.7266.4868.2470.0071.7673.5175.2776.0976.9277.7478.5679.3980.2181.0381.8682.6883.5184.3385.1585.9886.8087.7988.7988.9489.1089.6889.8790.0791.2092.3293.4593.3493.5993.7993.9994.2794.55
Iran24.4226.0827.7529.4131.0732.7334.3936.0537.7139.3741.0344.0647.0850.1153.1356.1658.1460.1262.1064.0966.0766.7967.5168.2368.9669.6870.4072.5374.6776.8077.2477.4777.6977.8878.0678.2478.4279.7679.8480.3180.79
Iraq64.1764.5764.9765.3865.7866.1866.5866.9967.3967.7968.1968.6069.0063.4074.6075.7076.8079.90
Israel88.67
Italy95.5495.6695.7995.9196.0496.1696.2996.4196.5496.6696.7996.9197.0497.1797.2997.4297.5497.6797.7997.9298.0498.1098.1598.2098.2698.3198.3698.4298.4798.5398.5898.6498.6998.7598.8098.8698.9298.97
Jamaica85.8786.3386.7887.2487.6988.1588.6089.0689.5189.9790.4290.8891.3391.7992.2492.70
Jordan52.1153.4754.8356.1957.5458.9060.2661.6262.9864.3465.7067.0568.4169.7771.1372.4973.8575.2076.5677.9279.2880.6482.0083.3684.7185.8687.0187.9588.9089.0089.1189.2193.9397.3797.4597.5397.6097.6897.7697.83
Kazakhstan96.1496.4596.7797.0897.4097.7198.0398.3498.6698.9799.2999.3399.3799.4199.4599.4999.5399.5799.6199.6499.6899.7499.7499.7499.7499.7499.7499.7499.7499.74
Kenya77.8976.3274.7473.1771.5970.0168.4466.8667.8868.9069.9270.9471.9772.9974.0175.0576.1077.1478.19
South Korea97.62
Kuwait48.0250.2352.4554.6756.8959.1161.0663.0164.9566.9068.8569.3869.9170.4470.9771.5072.0372.5673.0973.6274.1575.8477.5379.2280.9182.6084.2985.9787.6689.3591.0490.8391.5091.7892.2392.6893.8294.9794.3094.3994.4794.6594.8394.9195.1395.35
Kyrgyzstan98.1398.2298.3098.3998.4798.5698.6498.7398.8198.9098.9899.0499.1099.1599.2199.2799.3399.3899.4499.50
Laos47.9050.0152.1354.2456.3558.4660.9061.4862.0662.6563.2360.9858.7356.4854.2251.9749.7257.1464.5671.9779.39
Latvia99.1999.2499.2899.3399.3899.4399.4799.5299.5799.6299.6699.7199.7399.7599.7699.7899.8099.8299.8499.8599.8799.8999.9199.9199.9199.9199.9199.9199.9199.91
Lebanon85.9787.0388.0988.6789.2589.8390.4190.9991.5792.1592.7393.31
Lesotho92.0591.2690.4789.6988.9088.1187.3286.5485.7584.9684.9684.9584.9584.9484.93
Liberia19.3019.6419.9820.3120.6520.9821.3221.6621.9922.3322.6623.0023.3423.6724.0124.3524.6825.0225.3525.6926.0326.3626.7027.0327.7428.4529.1529.8630.5631.2731.9832.6833.3934.09
Libya42.3144.4546.5948.7350.8753.0155.1557.2859.4261.5663.7065.1166.5267.9369.3470.7572.1673.5774.9876.3977.80
Lithuania97.7897.9498.0998.2598.4098.5698.7198.8799.0399.1899.3499.4999.6599.6799.6999.7099.7299.7499.7699.7899.8099.8199.83
Macau86.2286.2986.3786.4586.5386.6186.6886.7686.8486.9287.0087.0787.1587.2387.3187.3987.4687.5487.6287.7087.7788.3688.9589.5490.1390.7291.3391.9392.5393.1393.7393.9994.2594.5194.7795.03
Madagascar65.2863.1761.0758.9656.8654.7556.4858.2059.9261.6463.8666.0768.2869.4170.5571.6872.8173.9475.07
Malawi33.5235.3837.2539.1140.9742.8344.6946.5548.4150.2752.1454.0053.7753.5453.3153.0852.8552.6252.4052.1751.9451.7151.4851.2552.2253.1954.1655.1355.20
Malaysia61.2562.7164.1665.6267.0868.5469.9971.4572.9174.3775.8377.2878.1879.0879.9780.8781.7782.6683.5684.4685.3585.8986.4386.9787.5188.0588.5989.1389.6790.2190.7591.1891.6292.0692.5092.9393.3793.5593.5093.65
Maldives82.1883.4584.7286.0087.2788.5489.8191.0992.3693.1293.8794.6395.3996.1596.2196.2696.3296.3896.4496.6296.8096.9897.1797.3597.5397.7197.8998.0798.2598.4398.4698.5098.5398.5698.5998.6398.6698.6998.4098.11
Mali5.746.026.306.586.857.137.417.697.978.258.538.819.099.379.659.9310.2110.4910.7711.0511.3311.6111.8912.6913.5014.3015.1015.9016.6617.4318.1918.7219.2419.7620.2918.9019.7320.5521.3722.2023.3824.5625.7423.9122.08
Malta87.2987.4887.6887.8788.0788.2688.4688.6688.8589.0589.2489.6790.1090.5290.9591.3791.8092.2392.6593.0893.5093.7293.9394.1594.3694.5894.7994.9695.1395.3095.4895.6595.8295.99
Marshall Islands98.20
Mauritania43.4242.2641.1139.9638.8137.6536.5035.3538.8942.4345.9749.5153.0556.5953.2849.9746.6643.35
Mauritius74.6675.2475.8376.4177.0077.5878.1678.7579.3379.9280.5081.0681.6282.1882.7483.3083.8684.4284.9885.5486.1086.6688.9889.0590.2890.6590.9890.1789.37
Mexico79.8980.4080.9081.4181.9282.4282.9383.4483.9484.4584.9685.3385.7086.0786.4586.8287.1987.5687.9488.3188.6888.7188.7389.1889.6390.2189.8391.3691.4592.1291.8592.3493.1892.9093.5993.4993.9794.1794.6194.5594.50
Moldova94.4494.5494.6494.7394.8394.9295.0295.1195.2195.3095.4095.4995.7596.0196.2796.5396.8097.0697.3297.5897.8498.1098.3698.6298.8899.14
Mongolia97.5397.6197.6997.7797.8597.9398.0198.0998.1898.2698.3498.3898.4198.4598.4998.5398.5798.6198.6598.9599.24
Montenegro83.2484.6986.1487.6089.0590.5191.9693.4194.8796.3297.7897.6597.5397.4197.2997.1797.0596.9396.8096.6896.5696.4496.3296.4796.6196.7696.9197.0697.2197.3597.5097.6197.7297.8397.9498.0598.1698.27
Morocco17.5118.4519.3820.3221.2522.1923.1224.0524.9925.9226.8627.7928.7329.8130.9031.9933.0834.1735.2636.3537.4438.5339.6240.3641.1041.8542.5943.9250.7857.6459.1356.2253.3156.1358.9561.7764.59
Mozambique12.1012.8513.6114.3715.1215.8816.6417.4018.1518.9119.6720.4221.1821.9422.6923.4524.2124.9626.3427.7129.0830.4531.8233.1933.7434.2834.8235.3735.9136.4537.5538.6639.7640.8641.9643.0646.6850.30
Burma (Myanmar)71.6372.5073.3774.2475.1175.9876.8577.7278.5979.4680.3381.2082.0782.9483.8184.6885.5586.4285.5084.5983.6882.7781.8680.9580.0479.1378.2277.3176.4075.4974.5873.6772.7671.8576.6581.4686.27
Namibia73.9974.9475.9076.8577.8178.7679.7280.6781.6382.5883.5482.6881.8180.9580.0879.2278.3580.7583.1585.5587.9588.4588.9589.4489.9490.4490.9491.44
Nepal9.159.9810.8011.6212.4413.2714.0914.9115.7416.5617.3819.1320.8822.6324.3826.1327.8829.6431.3933.1434.8936.2837.6839.0740.4741.8643.2644.6546.0547.4448.8450.3951.9553.5055.0656.6158.1759.72
New Caledonia90.3190.4590.5890.7290.8590.9991.1291.2691.4091.5391.6791.8091.9492.0792.5693.0493.5394.0194.5094.9895.4795.5895.6995.8095.9296.0396.1496.2696.3796.4896.6096.7196.8296.9397.0597.1697.2797.3997.50
Nicaragua76.6076.9377.2677.5977.9278.4078.8979.3879.8680.3580.8381.3281.8182.2982.78
Niger9.4010.8212.2413.6615.0816.1517.2218.2819.3520.4221.4822.5523.2323.9224.6025.2825.9726.65
Nigeria43.7343.7043.6643.6343.5943.5643.5343.4943.4643.4243.3943.3643.3250.3057.2864.2552.8241.3942.5143.6444.7745.8947.0248.1549.2850.4051.5352.66
Macedonia (F.Y.R.O.M.)90.9391.3291.7192.1092.4992.8893.2793.6794.0694.2894.5094.7294.9495.1695.3895.6095.8296.0496.2696.4896.7096.8597.0097.1597.3197.4697.61
Oman73.5375.0076.4777.9479.4080.8781.3481.8083.5885.3787.1588.9386.0490.9492.2392.69
Pakistan14.7715.6116.4517.2918.1318.9719.8120.6521.4922.3323.1724.0124.8525.6926.5327.3628.2029.0429.9530.8531.7532.6633.5634.4635.3739.6138.4640.0840.3141.0241.9843.0741.9744.2845.0145.7446.4745.4046.49
Palau90.5090.7891.0591.3291.6091.8792.1492.4292.6992.9693.2493.5193.7994.0694.3394.6194.8895.1595.4395.7095.9796.2596.5296.7997.0797.3497.6197.8998.1698.4398.7198.9899.2599.5397.9396.34
Panama88.0588.0688.0888.1088.1188.1388.1588.1688.1888.2088.2188.5288.8289.1289.4389.7390.0390.3490.6490.9491.2591.4791.6991.9292.1492.3792.5992.8193.0493.2693.4993.6693.8394.0194.1894.3694.5394.7194.8895.36
Papua New Guinea50.9251.6252.3153.0153.7154.4155.1155.8156.5057.2057.90
Paraguay75.8577.1278.3979.6680.9482.2183.4884.7586.0287.2988.5688.8989.2189.5489.8690.1990.5290.8491.1791.5091.8292.1592.4792.8093.1393.4592.4993.1492.9393.2693.5994.4794.2194.8793.8493.6893.5392.6694.18
Peru73.8674.5175.1675.8176.4677.1177.7678.4179.0679.7180.3681.0181.6681.7081.7381.7781.8181.8481.8881.9281.9581.9982.0382.0682.4583.4584.6585.8587.0688.2689.4690.6790.5690.4591.2591.1991.2791.7091.8692.02
Philippines82.7683.8084.8585.8986.9387.9789.0190.0691.1092.1493.1893.5293.8694.2094.5494.2293.9193.6093.2892.9792.6592.9693.2693.5694.0294.4794.9295.3795.8396.0296.2196.4096.6096.7997.5198.2497.8997.5597.2096.85
Poland98.2598.2598.2598.2598.2598.2598.2598.2598.2598.2598.2598.2598.2598.2598.2598.2598.2598.2598.2598.2598.2598.2598.2598.2598.2598.2598.2598.2598.2598.2598.25
Portugal74.6175.6176.6277.6278.6379.6380.6481.6482.6583.6584.6685.0785.4885.8986.3086.7187.1287.5387.9488.3588.7689.1789.5889.9990.4090.8191.2291.6392.0492.4592.8693.1893.4993.8194.1294.4494.7695.07
Puerto Rico85.8586.2486.6387.0187.4087.7988.1888.5788.9589.3489.7389.8790.0190.1590.2990.4390.5790.7190.8590.9991.1391.2791.4191.5591.6991.8391.9792.1192.2592.3992.5392.5192.4992.4792.4592.4392.4192.39
Qatar72.4673.2373.9974.7675.5276.2977.0677.8278.5979.3680.1280.8981.7282.5583.3884.2285.0585.8886.7187.9589.1990.4489.1490.1591.9090.2590.8191.7392.4593.3394.2194.71
Romania94.9895.1195.2495.3795.5095.6295.7595.8896.0196.1496.2796.4896.7096.9197.1397.3497.5697.7797.9998.2198.2698.3298.3798.4398.4998.5498.60
Russia96.7696.9597.1497.3397.5297.7197.9098.0998.2898.4798.6698.8599.0499.2399.2899.3399.3999.4499.4999.5499.6099.6599.6699.6799.6899.6999.7099.7199.7299.73
Rwanda26.5728.0829.5931.1032.6134.1135.6237.1338.6440.1541.6543.1644.6746.1847.6949.1950.7052.2153.7255.2356.7358.2459.7559.9360.1160.2960.4760.6560.8361.0161.1961.3761.5563.1164.6665.4066.1466.9567.7768.5869.39
Samoa97.4297.5097.5997.6797.7597.8397.9298.0098.0898.1698.2598.3398.4198.4998.5898.6698.7498.8298.9098.9999.0799.0999.1299.1499.1799.1999.2299.25
Saint Thomas and Principe42.3644.3246.2748.2350.1952.1454.1056.0558.0159.9661.9263.5265.1366.7368.3369.9371.5473.1474.7476.3577.9575.4072.8470.2967.7465.1962.6460.0866.4272.7679.1085.4486.1286.8087.4888.1688.8489.52
Saudi Arabia57.2858.7860.2861.7863.2864.7966.2967.7969.2971.0572.8174.5776.3478.0179.6881.3583.0284.6986.3688.0389.7091.3791.7092.0492.3792.7193.8294.9496.05
Senegal17.8618.6819.4920.3021.1221.9322.7423.5624.3725.1825.9926.8127.6228.4329.2530.1831.1232.0532.9934.4735.9537.4238.8440.2537.0133.7635.2736.7838.2939.80
Serbia94.0794.4094.7495.0795.4195.7496.0896.4196.7597.0497.3497.6497.9398.2398.5298.8299.12
Seychelles85.4985.9386.3786.8287.2687.7088.1488.5989.0589.5089.9690.4290.8891.3491.8092.2692.5392.8193.0893.3593.6393.9094.1894.4594.6994.9295.1695.4095.6495.8796.1196.35
Sierra Leone24.1624.2424.3124.3924.4724.5524.6224.7024.7824.8626.8628.8530.8532.8534.85
Singapore73.9774.8775.7876.6977.5978.5079.4080.3181.2282.1283.0383.5984.1584.7185.2785.8486.4086.9687.5288.0888.6589.1689.6790.1890.7091.2191.7292.2492.7593.2693.7794.0794.3694.6494.9195.1995.4595.6995.9296.13
Slovenia99.4599.4799.4899.4999.5099.5199.5299.5399.5499.5699.5799.5899.5999.6099.6099.6099.6099.6099.6099.6099.6099.6099.6099.60
Solomon Islands69.0069.0069.0069.0069.0069.0069.0069.0069.0069.0069.00
Somalia3.69
South Africa74.8175.1975.5775.9676.3476.7277.1077.4977.8778.2578.6379.0279.4079.7880.1680.5580.9381.4882.0482.6083.1583.7184.2684.8285.3885.9386.4987.0489.4191.7791.7192.0592.5992.8393.0793.4189.9386.4690.5094.53
South Sudan19.1920.1521.1222.0923.0624.0324.9925.9626.9327.9028.86
Spain89.9490.4590.9691.4791.9892.4993.0193.5294.0394.5495.0595.1495.2395.3295.4195.5095.6095.6995.7895.8795.9696.0596.1496.2396.9396.9797.2696.8996.9397.0097.0797.2297.4497.4997.5597.7097.8397.9798.0898.19
Sri Lanka82.0282.3882.7383.0983.4483.8084.1684.5184.8785.2285.5885.9386.2986.6587.0087.3687.7188.0788.4288.7889.1489.1389.1289.1189.1089.0989.0889.0789.5289.9690.2190.4790.7290.9891.2391.4990.9790.8091.58
Saint Vincent and Grenadines95.50
Sudan52.1551.4750.7850.1049.4248.7448.0647.3846.7047.6448.5749.5150.4551.3852.3253.2554.1955.1356.06
Suriname87.2088.8490.4892.1293.7793.8894.0092.5091.0091.2891.5791.8692.1492.4392.71
Syria37.0638.8340.6042.3744.1445.9147.6849.4551.2252.9954.7656.5458.3160.0861.8563.6265.3967.1668.9370.7072.4774.2473.9373.63
Tajikistan96.6496.8897.1197.3597.5897.8198.0598.2898.5298.7598.9999.2299.2699.2999.3299.3699.3999.4399.4699.4999.5399.5699.6099.6399.6799.70
Tanzania48.0949.0950.1051.1152.1153.1254.1255.1356.1457.1458.1559.1560.1661.1762.1761.9961.8261.6461.4661.2961.1160.9360.7567.0573.3573.2673.1873.09
Thailand83.8984.2284.5684.8985.2285.5585.8886.2186.5486.8787.2087.5487.8788.2088.5388.8689.1989.5289.8590.1890.5290.7290.9291.1291.3391.5392.5193.4994.4795.4596.4395.0393.6492.2591.7291.1991.6092.0292.43
Timor Leste30.0032.0834.1736.2538.3340.4242.5045.9949.4752.9654.3755.7757.1858.5959.9961.4062.8064.21
Togo38.4539.4440.4341.4242.4043.3944.3844.1243.8643.6145.7947.9848.7949.6150.4351.2452.1953.1554.1055.05
Tonga99.5399.5099.4799.4499.4299.3999.3699.3399.3199.2899.2599.2299.2099.1799.1499.1199.0999.0699.0399.0098.9898.9999.0099.0199.0299.0399.0499.0599.0699.0799.0899.1599.2299.2999.3699.4399.4499.4599.4599.4699.4699.4799.48
Trinidad and Tobago93.4693.6893.9094.1294.3494.5694.7895.0095.2295.4495.6695.8195.9596.0996.2496.3896.5296.6796.8196.9697.1097.2297.3497.4697.5897.7097.8297.9498.0698.1898.30
Tunisia35.7737.2538.7340.2041.6843.1644.6446.1247.6049.0850.5652.0453.5254.9956.4757.9559.4360.9162.3963.8765.3566.4067.4668.5169.2170.1571.0971.7372.1672.1972.22
Turkey45.1046.0446.9847.9248.8649.8152.6955.5858.4661.3564.2365.0965.9566.8067.6668.5269.3170.1070.8971.6872.4773.2674.0574.8475.6376.4277.2178.0078.7979.5880.5580.3981.2683.3185.3588.0790.3191.6092.1492.4092.6593.5693.5093.9694.42
Turkmenistan98.2698.3398.4098.4798.5498.6198.6898.7598.8398.9098.9799.0499.1199.1899.2599.3299.3999.4699.5399.60
Uganda44.8346.1147.3948.6749.9551.2352.5153.7955.0756.3557.6358.9159.7060.4961.2962.0862.7163.3463.9664.5963.2861.9763.4564.9366.4067.8869.3670.84
Ukraine99.1799.2499.3199.3999.4699.5399.6099.6799.7499.8299.8999.96
United Arab Emirates38.1241.1844.2347.2950.3453.3956.4559.5062.5565.6168.6669.8070.9472.0873.2274.3675.5176.6577.7978.9380.0781.2182.3583.4984.6385.7786.9188.0589.1990.3391.4791.8692.2492.6393.0193.4093.7894.1794.5594.9495.3295.7196.0996.4896.86
Uruguay94.3094.4694.6294.7894.9495.0995.2595.4195.5795.7295.8896.0196.1396.2696.3996.5196.6496.7796.8997.0297.1497.2797.3597.4397.5297.6097.6897.7697.8497.9298.0098.0898.2498.4698.5398.4998.6298.6698.6498.8198.8798.8598.9699.0199.04
Uzbekistan98.1498.2898.4298.5798.7198.8599.0099.1499.2899.4299.5799.7199.85100.0099.9899.9899.9899.9899.99100.00
Vanuatu47.7848.9750.1551.3352.5253.7054.8956.0857.2758.4659.6560.8462.0363.2264.4165.6066.6667.7268.7869.8470.9071.9673.0274.0875.1476.2076.9077.6078.3079.0079.7080.4081.1081.8082.5083.2084.0884.9585.8386.71
Venezuela83.0083.6784.3485.0085.6786.3487.0087.6788.3489.0089.3489.6890.0290.3590.6991.0391.3791.7092.0492.3892.7293.0893.4593.8294.1994.5694.9395.1495.3595.1995.0395.4195.7996.1896.5697.21
Vietnam78.1478.6179.0879.5580.0280.4880.9581.4281.8982.3682.8383.2483.6584.0684.4784.8785.2885.6986.1086.5186.9286.6187.1487.6788.2088.7389.2689.7990.3290.8591.3891.7092.0292.3492.6592.9793.2993.6193.9394.2594.57
West Bank and Gaza79.7681.0582.3483.6284.9186.1987.4888.7789.2689.7690.3590.7591.4891.8592.2593.2293.7794.1094.5394.8995.2895.7495.9196.20
Yemen17.0618.8520.6522.4424.2426.0327.8229.6231.4133.2135.00
Zambia57.3657.6357.9058.1758.4458.7258.9959.2659.5359.8060.4861.1661.8459.8357.8255.8153.8051.7960.4469.0977.7578.4179.0879.7580.4281.0881.7582.4283.08
Zimbabwe71.8572.5273.1973.8574.5275.1975.8576.5277.1877.8578.5278.6078.6878.7678.8478.9279.0179.0979.1779.2579.3379.4179.5079.5879.6679.7479.8279.9079.9880.0782.8185.5488.28

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