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Education > Illiterate population by sex > Aged 15+ per 1000: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: . Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Mali 427.03 2003
2 Niger 405.16 2003
3 Bangladesh 384.08 2003
4 Burkina Faso 375.81 2003
5 The Gambia 374.48 2003
6 Morocco 343.68 2003
7 Iraq 340.65 2003
8 Comoros 339.18 2003
9 Nepal 328.16 2003
10 Senegal 320.91 2003
11 Mauritania 319.59 2003
12 Pakistan 319.34 2003
13 Guinea-Bissau 306.93 2003
14 Ethiopia 294.68 2003
15 Egypt 290.42 2003
16 Cote d'Ivoire 288.41 2003
17 Benin 287.14 2003
18 Central African Republic 284.75 2003
19 Mozambique 284.63 2003
20 Haiti 273.7 2003
21 Liberia 271.52 2003
22 Yemen 265.18 2003
23 India 264.81 2003
24 Sudan 262.16 2003
25 Chad 260 2003
26 Burundi 249.44 2003
Former French colonies average (profile) 242.88 2003
27 Eritrea 219.03 2003
Sub-Saharan Africa average (profile) 210.19 2003
28 Togo 204.74 2003
29 Malawi 198.91 2003
30 Nicaragua 196.11 2003
31 Algeria 195.28 2003
32 Democratic Republic of the Congo 194.16 2003
33 Laos 192.29 2003
Muslim countries average (profile) 191.04 2003
34 Cambodia 188.06 2003
35 Tunisia 185.93 2003
36 Papua New Guinea 181.47 2003
37 Madagascar 174.06 2003
38 Guatemala 172.46 2003
39 Nigeria 164.64 2003
Middle Eastern and North Africa average (profile) 163.12 2003
40 Oman 162.28 2003
41 Djibouti 158.92 2003
42 Ghana 153.96 2003
OPEC countries average (profile) 150.97 2003
43 Rwanda 150.5 2003
44 Iran 147.65 2003
45 Uganda 145.15 2003
46 Syria 143.98 2003
47 Honduras 143.9 2003
48 El Salvador 142.93 2003
49 Cape Verde 141.77 2003
50 United Arab Emirates 137.98 2003
51 Cameroon 134.98 2003
52 Tanzania 125.24 2003
53 Libya 122.78 2003
54 Saudi Arabia 121.3 2003
55 Kuwait 119.55 2003
56 Qatar 115.87 2003
57 Mauritius 105.49 2003
58 Zambia 105.13 2003
59 Lesotho 101.96 2003
60 Botswana 101.88 2003
61 China 101.43 2003
62 Dominican Republic 100.34 2003
63 Turkey 100.22 2003
64 Burma 98.22 2003
65 Swaziland 95.04 2003
66 Albania 95.02 2003
67 Lebanon 88.45 2003
68 South Africa 87.92 2003
69 Namibia 84.59 2003
70 Jamaica 84.51 2003
71 Brazil 84.19 2003
72 Kenya 82.8 2003
73 Indonesia 82.74 2003
74 Bolivia 77.52 2003
75 Bahrain 70.33 2003
76 Equatorial Guinea 70.18 2003
77 Malaysia 70.05 2003
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 70.03 2003
78 Peru 61.83 2003
Emerging markets average (profile) 59.01 2003
79 Sri Lanka 58.57 2003
80 Malta 57.7 2003
81 Brunei 56.27 2003
82 Singapore 56.24 2003
83 Colombia 54.64 2003
84 Zimbabwe 54.55 2003
85 Portugal 54.1 2003
86 Jordan 54.09 2003
87 Hong Kong 53.4 2003
88 Mexico 52.24 2003
89 Ecuador 51.49 2003
90 Vietnam 48.75 2003
91 Panama 48.17 2003
92 Puerto Rico 46.03 2003
93 Macau 44.82 2003
94 Venezuela 44.03 2003
95 Fiji 43.56 2003
96 Paraguay 38.96 2003
97 Belize 34.84 2003
98 The Bahamas 31.05 2003
99 Israel 30.75 2003
100 Thailand 29.84 2003
101 Costa Rica 28.72 2003
102 Philippines 27.34 2003
103 Chile 27.25 2003
104 Cuba 23.96 2003
105 Argentina 21.59 2003
106 Greece 20.76 2003
107 Spain 17.1 2003
108 Uruguay 17.02 2003
109 Maldives 16.69 2003
110 Cyprus 15.23 2003
111 South Korea 15.13 2003
112 Romania 13.81 2003
113 Armenia 13.5 2003
114 Croatia 12.57 2003
115 Italy 11.9 2003
116 Bulgaria 11.48 2003
117 Trinidad and Tobago 11.45 2003
118 Mongolia 10.21 2003
119 Guyana 8.89 2003
120 Moldova 8.03 2003
121 Samoa 6.75 2003
122 Hungary 5.07 2003
123 Uzbekistan 4.71 2003
124 Kazakhstan 4.25 2003
125 Tajikistan 3.89 2003
126 Lithuania 3.42 2003
127 Russia 3.29 2003
128 Ukraine 2.93 2003
129 Slovenia 2.91 2003
130 Belarus 2.61 2003
131 Barbados 2.22 2003
132 Poland 2.06 2003
133 Estonia 1.85 2003
134 Latvia 1.76 2003

Citation

"Countries Compared by Education > Illiterate population by sex > Aged 15+ per 1000. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", Source: UNESCO UIS Data | UNESCO Institute for Statistics. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Education/Illiterate-population-by-sex/Aged-15+-per-1000

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