Literacy (%) by country - 2016

Literacy (%) by country Updated 10-01-2016

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Literacy (%)

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The map shows the indicator: Literacy (%). The data are for the different sovereign countries of the world.

Data source: The World Bank. The data correspond to the last date of registration provided by the source.

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Color of the countries with the lowest data: light red.

Color of the countries with the highest data: dark red.

Other information available for this indicator : Literacy (%).

You will eventually find a ranking of the best and lowest records for sovereign countries. You can download the data per country in CSV format or view it below the article.

Ranking of statistics – Literacy (%)

The 5 highest records for sovereign countries (1 per country) since 1970 :

1 - North Korea - Literacy (%) was 100.00 % in 2008
2 - Latvia - Literacy (%) was 99.90 % in 2011
3 - Estonia - Literacy (%) was 99.86 % in 2011
4 - Lithuania - Literacy (%) was 99.82 % in 2011
5 - Cuba - Literacy (%) was 99.80 % in 2002

The 5 lowest records for sovereign countries (1 per country) since 1970 :

1 - Burkina Faso - Literacy (%) was 8.69 % in 1975
2 - Mali - Literacy (%) was 9.43 % in 1976
3 - Chad - Literacy (%) was 10.89 % in 1993
4 - Niger - Literacy (%) was 14.38 % in 2001
5 - Benin - Literacy (%) was 16.48 % in 1979

Data table - Literacy (%)

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Ranking Country Data Date of information
1 Flag - North Korea North Korea 100.00 2008
2 Flag - Latvia Latvia 99.90 2011
3 Flag - Estonia Estonia 99.86 2011
4 Flag - Lithuania Lithuania 99.82 2011
5 Flag - Azerbaijan Azerbaijan 99.79 2014
6 Flag - Poland Poland 99.76 2013
7 Flag - Tajikistan Tajikistan 99.75 2013
8 Flag - Georgia Georgia 99.75 2013
9 Flag - Cuba Cuba 99.75 2012
10 Flag - Armenia Armenia 99.74 2011
11 Flag - Ukraine Ukraine 99.74 2013
12 Flag - Kazakhstan Kazakhstan 99.73 2009
13 Flag - Slovenia Slovenia 99.71 2013
14 Flag - Russia Russia 99.68 2010
15 Flag - Turkmenistan Turkmenistan 99.65 2013
16 Flag - Belarus Belarus 99.62 2009
17 Flag - Palau Palau 99.52 2013
18 Flag - Uzbekistan Uzbekistan 99.52 2013
19 Flag - Tonga Tonga 99.39 2011
20 Flag - Kyrgyzstan Kyrgyzstan 99.24 2009
21 Flag - Moldova Moldova 99.17 2013
22 Flag - Croatia Croatia 99.13 2011
23 Flag - Italy Italy 99.07 2013
24 Flag - Hungary Hungary 99.05 2013
25 Flag - Samoa Samoa 98.97 2011
26 Flag - Antigua and Barbuda Antigua and Barbuda 98.95 2013
27 Flag - Trinidad and Tobago Trinidad and Tobago 98.86 2013
28 Flag - Cyprus Cyprus 98.68 2011
29 Flag - Romania Romania 98.60 2011
30 Flag - Montenegro Montenegro 98.44 2011
31 Flag - Maldives Maldives 98.40 2006
32 Flag - Uruguay Uruguay 98.36 2013
33 Flag - Bulgaria Bulgaria 98.35 2011
34 Flag - Mongolia Mongolia 98.26 2010
35 Flag - Bosnia and Herzegovina Bosnia and Herzegovina 98.26 2013
36 Flag - Spain Spain 98.08 2013
37 Flag - Argentina Argentina 97.97 2013
38 Flag - Serbia Serbia 97.96 2011
39 Flag - Jordan Jordan 97.89 2012
40 Flag - Qatar Qatar 97.75 2014
41 Flag - Macedonia Macedonia 97.63 2013
42 Flag - Greece Greece 97.47 2013
43 Flag - Costa Rica Costa Rica 97.41 2011
44 Flag - Albania Albania 97.25 2012
45 Flag - Chile Chile 96.70 2011
46 Flag - Singapore Singapore 96.54 2013
47 Flag - Thailand Thailand 96.43 2010
48 Flag - Brunei Brunei 96.09 2011
49 Flag - Grenada Grenada 96.00 1970
50 Flag - Kuwait Kuwait 95.59 2013
51 Flag - Philippines Philippines 95.42 2008
52 Flag - Turkey Turkey 95.26 2013
53 Flag - China China 95.12 2010
54 Flag - Equatorial Guinea Equatorial Guinea 94.77 2013
55 Flag - Venezuela Venezuela 94.77 2011
56 Flag - Suriname Suriname 94.68 2010
57 Flag - Paraguay Paraguay 94.62 2014
58 Flag - Bahrain Bahrain 94.56 2010
59 Flag - Portugal Portugal 94.48 2011
60 Flag - Bolivia Bolivia 94.46 2012
61 Flag - Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia 94.43 2013
62 Flag - Panama Panama 94.09 2010
63 Flag - Mexico Mexico 93.96 2013
64 Flag - Seychelles Seychelles 93.95 2010
65 Flag - Peru Peru 93.84 2012
66 Flag - South Africa South Africa 93.73 2012
67 Flag - Colombia Colombia 93.58 2011
68 Flag - Vietnam Vietnam 93.52 2009
69 Flag - Malta Malta 93.31 2011
70 Flag - Ecuador Ecuador 93.29 2013
71 Flag - Malaysia Malaysia 93.12 2010
72 Flag - Indonesia Indonesia 92.81 2011
73 Flag - Myanmar Myanmar 92.79 2013
74 Flag - Oman Oman 91.98 2014
75 Flag - Israel Israel 91.75 1983
76 Flag - Brazil Brazil 91.48 2013
77 Flag - Sri Lanka Sri Lanka 91.18 2010
78 Flag - Dominican Republic Dominican Republic 90.86 2013
79 Flag - Libya Libya 90.26 2013
80 Flag - United Arab Emirates United Arab Emirates 90.03 2005
81 Flag - Lebanon Lebanon 89.61 2007
82 Flag - Mauritius Mauritius 89.25 2011
83 Flag - Jamaica Jamaica 87.90 2013
84 Flag - Botswana Botswana 87.32 2013
85 Flag - Honduras Honduras 87.20 2014
86 Flag - Burundi Burundi 86.95 2008
87 Flag - El Salvador El Salvador 86.77 2013
88 Flag - Syria Syria 85.53 2013
89 Flag - Cape Verde Cape Verde 85.33 2012
90 Flag - Guyana Guyana 84.99 2009
91 Flag - Vanuatu Vanuatu 84.01 2013
92 Flag - Iran Iran 83.63 2012
93 Flag - Zimbabwe Zimbabwe 83.58 2011
94 Flag - Swaziland Swaziland 83.10 2010
95 Flag - Gabon Gabon 82.28 2012
96 Flag - Tunisia Tunisia 79.65 2011
97 Flag - Republic of the Congo Republic of the Congo 79.31 2011
98 Flag - Iraq Iraq 79.25 2013
99 Flag - Tanzania Tanzania 78.98 2012
100 Flag - Nicaragua Nicaragua 78.00 2005
101 Flag - Guatemala Guatemala 77.04 2013
102 Flag - Solomon Islands Solomon Islands 76.60 1999
103 Flag - Comoros Comoros 76.55 2013
104 Flag - Namibia Namibia 76.49 2007
105 Flag - Lesotho Lesotho 75.80 2009
106 Flag - Egypt Egypt 75.06 2013
107 Flag - Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo 75.02 2012
108 Flag - Sudan Sudan 74.27 2013
109 Flag - Cambodia Cambodia 73.90 2009
110 Flag - Laos Laos 72.70 2005
111 Flag - Algeria Algeria 72.65 2006
112 Flag - Kenya Kenya 72.16 2007
113 Flag - Eritrea Eritrea 71.60 2013
114 Flag - Ghana Ghana 71.50 2010
115 Flag - Cameroon Cameroon 71.29 2010
116 Flag - Angola Angola 70.78 2013
117 Flag - Belize Belize 70.30 1991
118 Flag - Uganda Uganda 70.20 2012
119 Flag - São Tomé and Príncipe São Tomé and Príncipe 69.54 2008
120 Flag - India India 69.30 2011
121 Flag - Rwanda Rwanda 68.33 2012
122 Flag - Yemen Yemen 67.65 2013
123 Flag - Morocco Morocco 67.08 2011
124 Flag - Madagascar Madagascar 64.48 2009
125 Flag - Papua New Guinea Papua New Guinea 63.34 2013
126 Flag - Zambia Zambia 61.43 2007
127 Flag - Malawi Malawi 61.31 2010
128 Flag - Togo Togo 60.41 2011
129 Flag - Bangladesh Bangladesh 59.72 2013
130 Flag - Nepal Nepal 59.63 2011
131 Flag - East Timor East Timor 58.31 2010
132 Flag - Guinea-Bissau Guinea-Bissau 57.80 2013
133 Flag - Pakistan Pakistan 56.76 2012
134 Flag - Gambia Gambia 53.19 2013
135 Flag - Bhutan Bhutan 52.81 2005
136 Flag - Nigeria Nigeria 51.08 2008
137 Flag - Mozambique Mozambique 50.58 2009
138 Flag - Haiti Haiti 48.69 2006
139 Flag - Sierra Leone Sierra Leone 45.65 2013
140 Flag - Mauritania Mauritania 45.50 2007
141 Flag - Liberia Liberia 42.94 2007
142 Flag - Senegal Senegal 42.82 2013
143 Flag - Côte d'Ivoire Côte d'Ivoire 40.98 2012
144 Flag - Ethiopia Ethiopia 39.00 2007
145 Flag - Chad Chad 38.23 2013
146 Flag - Central African Republic Central African Republic 36.75 2010
147 Flag - Mali Mali 33.56 2011
148 Flag - Afghanistan Afghanistan 31.74 2011
149 Flag - Burkina Faso Burkina Faso 28.73 2007
150 Flag - Benin Benin 28.70 2006
151 Flag - South Sudan South Sudan 26.83 2008
152 Flag - Guinea Guinea 25.31 2010
153 Flag - Niger Niger 15.46 2012