Literacy rate, young women aged 15 to 24

percent, 1975–2016

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Country197519761977197819791980198119821983198419851986198719881989199019911992199319941995199619971998199920002001200220032004200520062007200820092010201120122013201420152016
Afghanistan11.1411.8012.4513.1113.7614.4215.0715.7316.3917.0417.7018.3519.0119.6620.3220.9721.6322.2822.9423.5924.2524.9025.5626.2226.8727.5328.1828.8429.4930.1530.8031.4632.11
Albania99.5099.4499.3999.3499.2899.2399.1899.1299.0398.9498.8699.02
Algeria62.2163.8165.4067.0068.5970.1971.7873.3874.9776.5778.1679.7581.3582.9484.5486.1386.8987.6488.3989.1490.4491.74
Andorra100.00100.00
Angola63.1863.7564.3264.8965.4666.0366.6067.1767.7468.3168.8869.4570.0270.59
Anguilla99.10
Argentina97.3097.4297.5397.6497.7597.8797.9898.0998.2098.3298.4398.5498.6098.6698.7298.7898.8398.8998.9599.0199.0799.1399.1599.1899.2099.2399.2599.2899.3099.3399.3599.3899.4099.4399.4599.48
Armenia99.9199.9199.9099.9099.8999.8999.8999.8899.8899.8799.8799.8799.8699.8699.8699.8799.8799.8799.8799.8799.8799.8799.88
Aruba99.1799.1899.2099.2199.2399.2499.2699.2899.2999.3199.32
Azerbaijan99.9099.9199.9399.9499.9599.9699.9899.99100.0099.9799.9599.9399.9399.9299.9399.9499.9299.92
Bahrain82.0883.5384.9886.4387.8889.3390.7892.2393.6895.1396.5896.6596.7196.7896.8596.9196.9897.0597.1297.1897.2597.2997.3297.3697.4097.4397.4797.5197.5597.58
Bangladesh27.1528.2329.3230.4031.4932.5733.6534.7435.8236.9137.9940.2242.4444.6746.9049.1251.3553.5855.8058.0360.2661.4662.6763.8765.0866.2867.4968.7870.0771.3672.6576.8381.0085.1889.3693.54
Belarus99.8099.8099.8199.8199.8199.8199.8299.8299.8299.8399.8399.8399.8399.8399.8499.8499.8499.8499.8499.8599.85
Belize78.02
Benin18.2618.9019.5520.2020.8521.5022.1522.8023.4524.0924.7425.3926.0426.6927.3528.0028.6529.3129.9630.6231.2731.9332.5833.2432.6332.0131.4030.7932.4834.1735.8637.5539.2540.94
Bhutan67.9670.3272.6975.0577.4179.7782.1384.49
Bolivia75.8476.8277.8178.7979.7780.7581.7482.7283.7084.6985.6786.6587.6388.6289.6090.5891.5792.0792.5893.0893.5994.0994.6095.1095.6196.1196.6297.1297.6398.1398.6499.1498.8899.0898.9398.7798.8399.0299.2199.40
Bosnia and Herzegovina98.7498.8698.9899.1099.2399.3599.4799.6099.7299.8499.7899.7299.6599.5999.5399.4799.4099.3499.2899.2199.1599.4199.67
Botswana92.2592.5392.8193.0993.3793.6593.9294.2094.4894.7695.0495.3295.60
Brazil85.2485.7686.2886.8187.3387.8688.3888.9189.4389.9590.4891.0091.5392.0592.5793.1093.6294.1594.6795.1995.7296.2796.8197.3697.9098.1398.3698.5698.5398.6998.3299.0799.0299.2399.25
Brunei93.2493.7294.2194.6995.1895.6696.1596.6397.1197.6098.0898.1798.2598.3398.4298.5098.5898.6698.7598.8398.9198.9899.0499.1099.1799.2399.2999.3699.4299.4899.55
Bulgaria98.1198.0698.0297.9797.9397.8897.8397.7997.7497.7097.65
Burkina Faso6.667.137.608.078.549.019.489.9510.4210.8911.3611.8312.3012.7713.2413.7014.1714.1414.1014.0614.0213.9915.5317.0818.6320.1721.7223.2624.8125.6526.4826.5333.1334.6836.2337.7839.3340.8842.4343.99
Burundi21.4923.9026.3128.7231.1333.5435.9538.3740.7843.1945.6048.0150.2552.4854.7256.9559.1961.4263.6665.8968.1370.3768.7367.1065.4763.8462.2160.5858.9557.3260.2663.2066.1469.0872.0274.96
Ivory Coast37.8538.0538.2538.4538.6538.8539.0539.2539.4539.6539.8545.9952.1351.0149.9048.7847.6746.5545.4444.3243.2142.0940.9839.8638.7542.8947.04
Cape Verde86.4286.9687.5088.0588.5989.1489.6890.2390.7791.3291.8692.4192.9593.5094.0494.5995.1395.6796.2296.7697.3197.8598.4098.5198.6298.73
Cambodia71.0772.3873.6874.9876.2977.5978.9080.5682.2283.8785.5385.87
Cameroon59.0659.8560.6461.4362.2163.0063.7964.5865.3666.1566.9467.7368.5169.3070.0970.8871.6672.4573.2474.0374.8175.6076.3977.1877.9677.8977.8377.7677.6977.6277.5577.4877.1376.7776.42
Cayman Islands98.62
Central African Republic20.3421.4522.5723.6924.8025.9227.0428.1529.2730.3931.5032.6233.7434.8536.0337.2138.3939.5740.7541.9443.1244.3045.4846.6647.8449.0246.8144.6142.4040.2038.0035.7933.5931.3829.1826.97
Chad8.9510.9913.0315.0717.1119.1521.1923.2425.1227.0128.8930.7730.3429.9129.4729.0428.6028.1727.7327.3026.8626.4325.9922.39
Chile97.1297.2897.4397.5997.7597.9198.0798.2398.3898.5498.7098.7598.8098.8598.8998.9498.9999.0499.0999.1499.1899.1999.1999.1999.1999.1999.2098.8999.2599.6199.3599.09
China82.1083.2784.4485.6186.7887.9589.1290.2991.4592.1692.8693.5794.2794.9895.6896.3997.0997.8098.5098.6198.7298.8398.9499.0599.1699.2799.3899.4899.59
Macau94.2194.4994.7795.0595.3395.6195.8996.1796.4596.7397.0197.2997.5797.8598.1398.4198.6998.9799.2599.5399.8199.7999.7799.7499.7299.7099.7099.7099.6999.6999.6999.7399.7699.8099.8399.87
Colombia96.2896.7197.1497.5797.6797.7897.8897.9998.0998.2098.3198.4198.3798.1998.4298.4398.4398.5298.7298.8198.8998.9798.92
Comoros54.9056.0357.1658.3059.4360.5661.7062.8363.9665.1066.2367.3668.4969.6370.7671.8973.0374.1675.2976.4277.5676.8976.2375.5774.9074.2473.5872.9172.2571.5970.9270.2669.60
Congo (Brazzaville)76.95
Costa Rica97.5497.5797.6097.6397.6697.6997.7397.7697.7997.8297.8597.8897.9197.9497.9898.0198.0498.1598.2698.3798.4898.5998.7098.8198.9399.0499.1599.26
Croatia99.6099.6199.6199.6299.6299.6399.6399.6499.6499.6599.6599.6699.6799.6899.6999.6999.7099.7199.7299.7399.74
Cuba99.9599.9599.9499.9499.9399.9299.9299.9199.9199.9099.90
Cyprus99.6699.6899.7099.7199.7399.7599.7699.7899.8099.8299.8299.8299.8299.8299.8399.8399.8399.8399.8499.84
North Korea100.00
Congo (Kinshasa)63.0961.4559.8158.1756.5354.8953.2557.9362.6167.3071.9876.6677.4278.1978.9579.71
Dominican Republic83.9484.4985.0385.5886.1286.6787.2287.7688.3188.8689.4089.9590.5091.0491.5992.1492.6893.2393.7894.3294.8795.4295.7296.0296.3396.6396.9397.2597.5797.8898.0597.7798.2598.0498.03
Ecuador92.2892.7293.1793.6194.0694.5094.9495.3995.8395.8995.9596.0196.0796.1396.1996.2596.3196.3796.4396.4996.3596.2196.0695.9295.7795.6396.2496.8598.8598.8198.8998.6399.1998.9199.14
Egypt38.1239.7141.3042.8944.4846.0647.6549.2450.8352.4254.0055.3056.5957.8859.1860.4761.7663.0564.3565.6466.9368.2769.6070.9472.2773.6174.9476.2877.6178.9581.7582.3983.0383.6784.3185.1886.0590.33
El Salvador84.9585.7086.4587.2087.9588.7089.4590.2090.9591.7092.4593.2093.9594.7095.4593.8996.4895.3296.3996.9597.2297.5097.9798.43
Equatorial Guinea96.62
Eritrea69.4871.6773.8576.0378.2180.3982.58
Estonia99.9099.9099.8999.8899.8799.8699.8599.8599.8499.8399.8299.8199.8399.8499.8599.8799.8899.8999.9199.9299.9399.9599.96
Ethiopia28.0829.1230.1631.2132.2533.2934.3335.3736.4237.4638.5033.3040.1747.04
Gabon92.1191.9791.8391.6991.5591.4191.2791.1290.9890.8490.7090.5690.4290.2890.1489.9989.8589.7189.5789.43
Gambia41.3942.5343.6644.7945.9347.0648.1949.3250.4651.5952.7253.8654.9956.12
Georgia99.8699.8599.8499.8399.8299.8199.8099.7899.7799.7699.7599.7499.73
Ghana65.4967.2669.0470.8172.5974.3676.1477.9179.6981.4683.23
Greece98.8898.8998.9098.9198.9298.9398.9498.9598.9698.9798.9898.9898.9898.9898.9898.9998.9998.9998.9998.9998.9999.1299.2699.3999.5299.6099.6899.5799.4799.1498.82
Greenland100.00
Guatemala70.7271.6872.6473.6074.5675.5176.4777.4378.3979.7581.1082.4683.8185.1786.5287.8889.2390.5991.9489.7793.27
Guinea13.4716.4219.3622.3025.2428.1831.1334.0732.3230.5628.8127.0625.3023.5521.8025.6529.5033.3637.21
Guinea Bissau17.8019.1420.4821.8223.1624.4925.8327.1728.5129.8531.1832.5233.8635.2036.5437.8839.2140.5541.8943.2344.5745.9046.1846.4546.7347.0047.2847.5547.8348.1148.3848.6648.9349.2149.4849.76
Guyana93.6794.3495.0295.6996.3697.04
Haiti51.0552.4653.8855.2956.7058.1159.5260.9362.3463.7565.1766.5867.9969.4070.8172.2273.6375.0476.4677.8779.2880.6977.2973.8870.48
Honduras90.9191.6092.2992.9893.6794.3695.0595.3395.6095.8896.9395.9996.3096.2997.0097.25
Hungary99.32
India40.3241.2242.1343.0343.9344.8445.7446.6447.5448.4549.3551.1953.0354.8756.7158.5560.3962.2364.0765.9167.7569.0770.3971.7173.0374.3675.8577.3578.8580.3581.85
Indonesia81.6582.9984.3385.6787.0288.3689.7091.0492.3993.7395.0795.3295.5795.8196.0696.3196.5696.8197.0597.3097.5597.8098.0598.2998.5497.4196.2797.8399.3899.4099.0798.7599.0699.3799.6899.6499.65
Iran42.3344.6546.9849.3151.6353.9656.2958.6160.9463.2765.5968.7171.8474.9678.0881.2083.0784.9486.8188.6990.5691.2491.9392.6293.3093.9994.6895.3696.0596.7496.1396.8097.4797.5197.5697.6197.6697.4497.68
Iraq80.4978.0475.5973.1470.6968.2465.7963.3460.8958.4455.9953.5451.0948.64
Israel98.05
Italy99.5999.6099.6199.6299.6399.6599.6699.6799.6899.6999.7099.7299.7399.7499.7599.7699.7799.7999.8099.8199.8299.8399.8399.8399.8499.8499.8599.8599.8699.8699.87
Jamaica96.30
Jordan84.8385.4286.0186.5987.1887.7788.3588.9489.5390.1190.7091.2991.8792.4693.0593.6394.2294.8195.3995.9896.5797.1597.7498.3398.9198.9799.0298.9998.9598.8998.8398.7799.2599.20
Kazakhstan99.1599.2299.2999.3799.4499.5199.5899.6699.7399.8099.8799.8799.8799.8799.8799.8799.8799.8799.8799.8799.8799.85
Kenya91.9490.4789.0087.5286.0584.5883.1181.6382.2882.9283.5684.2184.8585.4986.14
Kuwait66.0168.0170.0272.0274.0376.0377.6479.2680.8782.4884.0984.7085.3185.9286.5387.1487.7588.3688.9789.5890.1891.1592.1193.0794.0394.9995.9596.9197.8798.8399.7998.5098.5198.7498.7398.7298.7898.8499.0499.2299.40
Kyrgyzstan99.7499.7599.7599.7699.7699.7799.7899.7899.7999.7999.80
Laos64.0565.9667.8669.7671.6673.5674.6875.7076.7177.7378.7476.7974.8472.9070.9569.0067.05
Latvia99.8299.8299.8199.8199.8199.8099.8099.8099.7999.7999.7999.7899.7999.8099.8199.8199.8299.8399.8499.8599.8599.8699.87
Lebanon99.0899.2199.34
Lesotho97.5096.9096.3095.7095.1094.4993.8993.2992.6992.0992.4792.8493.2293.5993.97
Liberia33.7233.8734.0234.1734.3234.4734.6234.7734.9235.0735.2235.3735.5235.6735.8235.9736.1236.2736.4236.5736.7236.8737.0237.17
Libya80.31
Lithuania99.7199.7199.7199.7299.7299.7299.7399.7399.7399.7399.7499.7499.7499.7599.7799.7899.7999.8099.8299.8399.8499.8599.87
Madagascar68.1967.7267.2566.7866.3165.8465.3764.9064.4463.9767.7571.5275.30
Malawi49.1351.0953.0555.0156.9758.9360.9062.8664.8266.7868.7470.7070.6470.5870.5270.4670.4070.3470.2870.2270.1670.1070.0469.9870.8271.6672.4973.3373.39
Malaysia86.5387.3288.1188.9089.6990.4891.2792.0692.8593.6494.4395.2295.4595.6895.9096.1396.3696.5996.8197.0497.2797.3997.5197.6297.7497.8697.9898.1098.2298.3498.46
Maldives87.1288.2589.3890.5291.6592.7893.9195.0496.1896.6097.0397.4697.8998.3298.3198.3198.3198.3098.3098.3098.3098.3098.3098.3098.4898.6598.8399.0199.1899.3699.3799.3899.3999.4099.4199.4299.4399.44
Mali13.4713.6313.7813.9414.0914.2414.4014.5514.7114.8615.0115.1715.3215.4815.6315.7815.9416.0916.2516.4016.5516.7116.8618.6020.3522.0923.8325.5727.3129.0630.8031.5932.3733.1633.9539.0139.0639.1139.1639.21
Malta98.8798.7698.6698.5598.4598.3498.2398.1398.0297.9197.8197.9498.0798.2098.3398.4698.5998.7298.8598.9899.1199.1699.2099.2599.2999.3499.39
Marshall Islands98.76
Mauritania55.4854.3753.2652.1551.0449.9348.8247.71
Mauritius91.7192.0792.4492.8093.1793.5393.9094.2794.6395.0095.3695.6595.9596.2496.5396.8297.1297.4197.7097.9998.2898.58
Mexico90.8691.2791.6792.0792.4892.8893.2993.6994.0994.5094.9095.0695.2295.3895.5395.6995.8596.0196.1796.3296.4896.8897.2797.4497.6197.6397.6998.1298.3698.3898.4998.5199.0398.6099.0899.01
Mongolia98.4398.4898.5398.5898.6298.6798.7298.7798.8198.8698.91
Montenegro98.2998.3698.4398.5098.5798.6498.7198.7898.8598.9298.9999.0299.0599.0899.1199.1499.1799.2199.2499.2799.3099.3399.3699.3299.2899.2599.2199.1799.1399.0999.05
Morocco30.9532.2033.4634.7135.9737.2238.4739.7340.9842.2443.4944.7446.0047.4548.9050.3551.8053.2454.6956.1457.5959.0460.4962.8465.2067.5569.9072.1573.0974.0387.78
Mozambique25.1225.7926.4627.1327.8128.4829.1529.8330.5031.1731.8432.5233.1933.8634.5335.2135.8836.5538.8041.0543.3045.5447.7950.0451.1252.2153.2954.3755.4656.54
Burma (Myanmar)81.3482.0682.7783.4884.2084.9185.6286.3487.0587.7688.4889.1989.9090.6291.3392.0492.7693.4792.9192.3491.7791.2190.6490.0789.5188.9488.3887.8187.2486.6886.1185.5584.9884.41
Namibia90.4290.7491.0691.3891.7092.0292.3592.6792.9993.3193.6393.1392.6392.1291.6291.1290.6291.8092.9894.1695.35
Nepal14.9716.7418.5120.2822.0523.8225.5927.3629.1330.9032.6735.4138.1640.9143.6646.4149.1551.9054.6557.4060.1462.1564.1666.1668.1770.1872.1874.1976.1978.2080.21
Nicaragua88.8288.8288.8388.8488.84
Niger14.2316.4718.7220.9623.2022.0320.8719.7118.5517.3816.2215.06
Nigeria62.4962.3262.1661.9961.8361.6661.5061.3361.1761.0060.8460.6760.5160.0059.4958.9858.4757.95
Oman96.6696.8597.0597.2497.4397.6297.9098.1798.3998.6198.8399.0698.7598.98
Pakistan23.8324.9726.1027.2428.3729.5030.6431.7732.9134.0435.1736.3137.4438.5839.7140.8541.9843.1144.5445.9647.3948.8150.2451.6653.0958.3759.8161.2561.4662.3063.1464.4763.4465.55
Palau94.3694.5294.6994.8695.0295.1995.3595.5295.6895.8596.0296.1896.3596.5196.6896.8497.0197.1897.3497.5197.6797.8498.0198.1798.3498.5098.6798.8399.0099.1799.3399.5099.6699.8399.5099.17
West Bank and Gaza97.1997.4397.6697.9098.1498.3898.6298.8599.0099.1598.9998.8299.2399.2799.3799.2399.2799.3299.2799.31
Panama96.2896.1395.9895.8395.6895.5395.3895.2395.0894.9394.7894.8694.9595.0395.1295.2095.2895.3795.4595.5495.6295.7995.9796.1496.3196.4896.6596.8296.9997.1797.34
Papua New Guinea64.06
Paraguay89.0089.6490.2790.9191.5592.1892.8293.4594.0994.7395.3695.5995.8296.0596.2796.5096.7396.9697.1897.4197.6497.8798.1098.3298.5598.7898.2398.9998.7398.6698.6098.5498.4798.62
Peru89.7690.1090.4390.7791.1091.4491.7892.1192.4592.7893.1293.4593.7993.9694.1394.3094.4794.6494.8194.9895.1595.3295.4995.6696.2996.9696.7197.1097.4997.8998.2898.6898.7398.7998.7798.67
Philippines92.4792.9193.3593.7994.2394.6795.1195.5696.0096.4496.8896.7396.5896.4396.2896.1996.0996.0095.9195.8195.7296.0196.2996.5896.9697.3597.7398.1198.4998.5698.6298.6998.7598.82
Poland99.82
Portugal98.2298.3398.4398.5398.6498.7498.8498.9599.0599.1599.2699.2799.2899.2999.3099.3199.3299.3499.3599.3699.3799.3899.3999.4099.4199.4299.4499.4599.4699.4799.48
Puerto Rico94.4094.3794.3494.3194.2894.2594.2394.2094.1794.1494.1194.3594.5994.8295.0695.3095.5395.7796.0196.2596.4896.7296.9697.1997.4397.6797.9198.1498.3898.6298.85
Qatar91.2391.6592.0692.4892.9093.3193.7394.1494.5694.9895.3995.8196.0696.3096.5596.8097.0597.2997.5498.0298.4998.9796.8897.9598.2698.7599.8399.3399.65
Moldova99.7499.7399.7299.7199.7199.7099.6999.6899.6899.6799.6699.6599.6599.6499.6499.6399.6299.6299.6199.6199.6099.6099.5999.59
Romania99.0398.9198.7898.6698.5398.4198.2898.1698.0397.9097.7897.9198.0598.1898.3198.4498.5898.7198.8498.98
Russia99.7599.7599.7599.7599.7699.7699.7699.7699.7699.7699.7799.7799.7799.7799.7799.7799.7799.7699.7699.7699.7699.76
Rwanda44.6946.1547.6249.0850.5452.0053.4754.9356.3957.8559.3160.7862.2463.7065.1666.6368.0969.5571.0172.4873.9475.4076.8676.9777.0877.2077.3177.4277.5377.6477.7577.8677.9780.7383.49
Samoa98.9598.9899.0099.0399.0599.0899.1099.1399.1599.1899.2099.2399.2599.2899.3199.3399.3699.3899.4199.4399.46
Saint Thomas and Principe74.0675.8477.6279.4081.1882.9684.7386.5188.2990.0791.8592.1592.4592.7593.0593.3593.6593.9594.2594.5594.8592.3589.8587.3584.8482.3479.8477.3482.0986.8491.6096.35
Saudi Arabia81.0782.6584.2385.8187.3988.9790.5592.1393.7193.9594.1994.4494.6895.1795.6796.1696.6697.1597.6598.1598.6499.14
Senegal28.0328.9629.8830.8131.7332.6533.5834.5035.4336.3537.2738.2039.1240.0440.9741.8642.7543.6544.5448.4252.3156.1957.6059.0054.9850.97
Serbia99.2799.3699.4599.5499.6399.72
Seychelles98.4698.5698.6698.7598.8598.9599.0499.1499.1799.2099.2399.2699.2999.3299.3499.3799.3899.3899.3899.3899.3899.3899.3899.38
Sierra Leone37.3638.8640.3641.8643.3644.8646.3647.8649.3650.86
Singapore96.1696.4596.7497.0497.3397.6297.9198.2198.5098.7999.0899.1499.1999.2499.2999.3499.4099.4599.5099.5599.6099.6299.6499.6599.6799.6999.7099.7299.7399.7599.7799.8899.8999.9099.9099.8499.94
Slovenia99.78
South Africa84.9785.5686.1486.7287.3087.8888.4789.0589.6390.2190.8091.3891.9692.5493.1293.7194.2994.6394.9895.3395.6796.0296.3696.7197.0597.4097.7598.0998.4598.8298.9099.1599.2799.1899.0899.23
South Sudan29.58
Spain98.6498.7498.8398.9299.0199.1199.2099.2999.3899.4899.5799.5799.5699.5699.5699.5699.5599.5599.5599.5599.5499.5499.5499.5399.5099.5399.5699.6099.5699.6999.7599.7199.6499.6999.6999.61
Sri Lanka90.1990.4990.7991.0891.3891.6791.9792.2792.5692.8693.1693.4593.7594.0594.3494.6494.9495.2395.5395.8296.1296.4896.8597.2197.5897.9498.2698.5998.5998.59
Sudan72.3371.1369.9368.7367.5266.3265.1263.9262.72
Suriname94.1495.4796.8098.1399.4699.1398.8098.0397.26
Swaziland74.9875.9176.8477.7878.7179.6480.5781.5082.4383.3784.3084.9285.5386.1586.7787.3988.0088.6289.2489.8690.4791.0991.7192.3392.9493.1293.3093.4993.6793.8594.0394.2194.3994.5794.75
Syria59.0260.6362.2563.8765.4867.1068.7270.3371.9573.5775.1876.8078.4280.0381.6583.2684.8886.5088.1189.7391.3592.9691.5990.22
Tajikistan99.6799.6999.7099.7299.7499.7599.7799.7899.8099.8299.8399.85
Thailand96.1796.2696.3496.4296.5196.5996.6796.7696.8496.9397.0197.0997.1897.2697.3597.4397.5197.6097.6897.7697.8597.8597.8697.8797.8797.8897.6197.3597.0896.8296.5597.2597.9598.6598.4798.29
Macedonia (F.Y.R.O.M.)98.5798.5698.5598.5498.5398.5298.5198.5098.49
Timor Leste78.57
Togo63.5564.2865.0165.7466.4767.2067.9270.1372.3474.5673.6372.7174.1275.5476.9678.37
Tonga99.8099.7799.7599.7399.7199.6999.6699.6499.6299.6099.5899.5599.5399.5199.4999.4699.4499.4299.4099.3899.3599.3799.3999.4199.4399.4599.4799.4999.5199.5499.5699.5599.5499.5399.5299.51
Trinidad and Tobago99.2499.2599.2599.2699.2799.2799.2899.2899.2999.2999.30
Tunisia62.5264.0165.5066.9868.4769.9571.4472.9274.4175.9077.3878.8780.3581.8483.3384.8186.3087.7889.2790.7592.2493.0793.9094.7295.7995.9496.0996.3295.7295.7695.80
Turkey68.2569.6571.0572.4473.8475.2477.3879.5381.6783.8285.9686.4586.9387.4287.9088.3988.7489.0989.4489.7990.1490.4990.8491.1991.5491.8992.2492.5992.9493.3093.9694.1294.2995.4396.5797.2097.9498.4198.7498.9599.17
Turkmenistan99.81
Uganda63.1264.3165.5066.6867.8769.0670.2471.4372.6273.8174.9976.1877.4278.6579.8981.1382.2283.3084.3985.4783.5681.65
Ukraine99.8399.8599.8699.8799.8999.9099.9299.9399.9499.9699.9799.98
United Arab Emirates56.2859.1061.9264.7567.5770.4073.2276.0478.8781.6984.5185.1485.7686.3987.0187.6488.2688.8889.5190.1390.7691.3892.0192.6393.2693.8894.5095.1395.7596.3897.00
Tanzania77.8777.7577.6377.5177.3977.2777.1577.0376.9276.8076.6876.5676.4476.3276.2075.7775.3474.9274.4974.0673.6373.2072.7778.8184.8584.7884.7184.64
Uruguay98.8498.8598.8798.8898.9098.9298.9398.9598.9698.9899.0099.0099.0099.0099.0099.0199.0199.0199.0199.0199.0299.0299.0399.0499.0599.0699.0799.0899.0999.1099.1099.1199.0299.3299.2399.2399.1299.3099.3199.3999.23
Uzbekistan99.8999.9099.9199.9299.9399.9499.9499.9599.9699.9799.9899.9899.99100.00100.00100.00
Vanuatu67.64
Venezuela93.8994.1694.4494.7194.9995.2695.5395.8196.0896.3696.5196.6796.8396.9897.1497.2997.4597.6097.7697.9198.0798.1998.3298.4598.5898.7198.8498.8298.8098.5298.2498.5198.7899.0599.3299.09
Vietnam94.0293.9693.9093.8493.7793.7193.6593.5993.5393.4693.4093.4493.4993.5393.5793.6193.6593.7093.7493.7893.8294.0694.3694.6694.9695.2795.5795.8796.1896.4896.78
Yemen35.38
Zambia65.5265.6065.6865.7665.8465.9165.9966.0766.1566.2366.2566.2866.3164.7463.1861.6160.0458.4867.8277.1786.51
Zimbabwe84.8185.7786.7287.6788.6389.5890.5491.4992.4593.4094.3594.2494.1294.0093.8893.7793.6593.5393.4293.3093.1893.0692.9592.8392.7192.5992.4892.3692.2492.1292.4892.8393.19

Percentage of females aged 15 to 24 years who can both read and write with understanding a short simple statement on their everyday life. Generally, ‘literacy’ also encompasses ‘numeracy’, the ability to make simple arithmetic calculations.

Source: UNESCO