Literacy rate, women aged 15 and above

percent, 1999–2016

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    1999 Ranking
    1. Belarus 99.42
    2. Kazakhstan 99.29
    3. Azerbaijan 98.18
    4. Kyrgyzstan 98.13
    5. Vietnam 86.92
    6. Jamaica 85.87
    7. Solomon Islands 69.00
    8. Zambia 59.80
    2016 Ranking
    1. Andorra 100.00
    2. Azerbaijan 99.72
    3. Serbia 98.23
    4. Spain 97.70
    5. Venezuela 97.21
    6. Singapore 95.45
    7. West Bank and Gaza 95.21
    8. Macau 95.03
    9. Indonesia 93.59
    10. Ecuador 93.32
    11. Peru 91.19
    12. Honduras 88.94
    13. Burma (Myanmar) 71.85
    14. Bangladesh 69.90
    15. Congo (Kinshasa) 66.50
    16. Chad 13.96

    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