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Education > Illiterate population by sex > Aged 15+ > Per capita: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Bangladesh 391.3 per 1,000 people 2003
2 Burkina Faso 383.12 per 1,000 people 2003
3 Niger 380.39 per 1,000 people 2003
4 Mali 376.19 per 1,000 people 2003
5 Iraq 358.27 per 1,000 people 2003
6 The Gambia 351.26 per 1,000 people 2003
7 Morocco 344.45 per 1,000 people 2003
8 Comoros 336.14 per 1,000 people 2003
9 Pakistan 327.91 per 1,000 people 2003
10 Mauritania 327.63 per 1,000 people 2003
11 Ethiopia 309.18 per 1,000 people 2003
12 Nepal 308.93 per 1,000 people 2003
13 Senegal 308.06 per 1,000 people 2003
14 Haiti 297.11 per 1,000 people 2003
15 Mozambique 296.9 per 1,000 people 2003
16 Egypt 282.94 per 1,000 people 2003
17 Guinea-Bissau 279.56 per 1,000 people 2003
18 Benin 277.96 per 1,000 people 2003
19 Cote d'Ivoire 277.04 per 1,000 people 2003
20 Central African Republic 277.01 per 1,000 people 2003
21 India 272.12 per 1,000 people 2003
22 Chad 265.06 per 1,000 people 2003
23 Liberia 263.24 per 1,000 people 2003
24 Burundi 257.51 per 1,000 people 2003
25 Yemen 256.82 per 1,000 people 2003
26 Eritrea 241.67 per 1,000 people 2003
Former French colonies average (profile) 239.32 per 1,000 people 2003
27 Sudan 225.45 per 1,000 people 2003
Sub-Saharan Africa average (profile) 206.38 per 1,000 people 2003
28 Nicaragua 204.63 per 1,000 people 2003
29 Algeria 202.25 per 1,000 people 2003
30 Malawi 197.3 per 1,000 people 2003
31 Laos 196.91 per 1,000 people 2003
Muslim countries average (profile) 186.72 per 1,000 people 2003
32 Papua New Guinea 186.2 per 1,000 people 2003
33 Tunisia 185.93 per 1,000 people 2003
34 Togo 184.5 per 1,000 people 2003
35 Democratic Republic of the Congo 182.5 per 1,000 people 2003
36 Cambodia 179.77 per 1,000 people 2003
37 Guatemala 173.39 per 1,000 people 2003
38 Madagascar 170.3 per 1,000 people 2003
39 Nigeria 162.06 per 1,000 people 2003
Middle Eastern and North Africa average (profile) 160.5 per 1,000 people 2003
40 Djibouti 156.9 per 1,000 people 2003
41 Rwanda 156.83 per 1,000 people 2003
42 Oman 154.41 per 1,000 people 2003
43 Iran 152.44 per 1,000 people 2003
OPEC countries average (profile) 148.82 per 1,000 people 2003
44 Cameroon 147.62 per 1,000 people 2003
45 Ghana 147.35 per 1,000 people 2003
46 Uganda 144.98 per 1,000 people 2003
47 Honduras 138.37 per 1,000 people 2003
48 Syria 137.39 per 1,000 people 2003
49 Cape Verde 136.87 per 1,000 people 2003
50 El Salvador 129.72 per 1,000 people 2003
51 Tanzania 125.96 per 1,000 people 2003
52 Saudi Arabia 125.69 per 1,000 people 2003
53 Libya 118.29 per 1,000 people 2003
54 United Arab Emirates 115.05 per 1,000 people 2003
55 Lesotho 107.56 per 1,000 people 2003
56 Kuwait 105.57 per 1,000 people 2003
57 Mauritius 105.5 per 1,000 people 2003
58 Botswana 105.39 per 1,000 people 2003
59 Qatar 104.33 per 1,000 people 2003
60 Zambia 101.43 per 1,000 people 2003
61 China 101.43 per 1,000 people 2003
62 Albania 99.49 per 1,000 people 2003
63 Dominican Republic 99.15 per 1,000 people 2003
64 Burma 98.45 per 1,000 people 2003
65 Swaziland 93.53 per 1,000 people 2003
66 Turkey 93.45 per 1,000 people 2003
67 South Africa 88.45 per 1,000 people 2003
68 Kenya 85.76 per 1,000 people 2003
69 Namibia 84.39 per 1,000 people 2003
70 Jamaica 84.36 per 1,000 people 2003
71 Brazil 84.35 per 1,000 people 2003
72 Indonesia 84.08 per 1,000 people 2003
73 Lebanon 83.32 per 1,000 people 2003
74 Equatorial Guinea 82.93 per 1,000 people 2003
75 Reunion 81.17 per 1,000 people 2003
76 Bolivia 79.11 per 1,000 people 2003
77 Bahrain 76.93 per 1,000 people 2003
78 Congo, Republic of the 75.66 per 1,000 people 2003
79 Malaysia 71.35 per 1,000 people 2003
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 70.53 per 1,000 people 2003
80 Peru 61.63 per 1,000 people 2003
Emerging markets average (profile) 59.62 per 1,000 people 2003
81 Sri Lanka 58.33 per 1,000 people 2003
82 Malta 57.7 per 1,000 people 2003
83 Mexico 55.87 per 1,000 people 2003
84 Brunei 55.66 per 1,000 people 2003
85 Singapore 55.29 per 1,000 people 2003
86 Portugal 54.1 per 1,000 people 2003
87 Jordan 54.09 per 1,000 people 2003
88 Zimbabwe 53.74 per 1,000 people 2003
89 Ecuador 53.2 per 1,000 people 2003
90 Hong Kong 52.83 per 1,000 people 2003
91 Colombia 52.38 per 1,000 people 2003
92 Panama 50.05 per 1,000 people 2003
93 Vietnam 48.49 per 1,000 people 2003
94 Puerto Rico 45.41 per 1,000 people 2003
95 Macau 44.46 per 1,000 people 2003
96 Venezuela 44.24 per 1,000 people 2003
97 Fiji 42.7 per 1,000 people 2003
98 Paraguay 39 per 1,000 people 2003
99 Belize 32.88 per 1,000 people 2003
100 The Bahamas 31.16 per 1,000 people 2003
101 Netherlands Antilles 30.75 per 1,000 people 2003
102 Israel 30.75 per 1,000 people 2003
103 Thailand 30.48 per 1,000 people 2003
104 Costa Rica 28.68 per 1,000 people 2003
105 Philippines 28.17 per 1,000 people 2003
106 Chile 27.33 per 1,000 people 2003
107 Cuba 24.01 per 1,000 people 2003
108 Argentina 21.57 per 1,000 people 2003
109 Cyprus 21.03 per 1,000 people 2003
110 Greece 20.76 per 1,000 people 2003
111 Uruguay 17.13 per 1,000 people 2003
112 Spain 17.1 per 1,000 people 2003
113 Martinique 16.43 per 1,000 people 2003
114 Maldives 15.32 per 1,000 people 2003
115 South Korea 15.13 per 1,000 people 2003
116 Romania 13.81 per 1,000 people 2003
117 Armenia 13.5 per 1,000 people 2003
118 Croatia 12.56 per 1,000 people 2003
119 Italy 11.9 per 1,000 people 2003
120 Bulgaria 11.48 per 1,000 people 2003
121 Trinidad and Tobago 11.33 per 1,000 people 2003
122 Mongolia 10.16 per 1,000 people 2003
123 Guyana 8.95 per 1,000 people 2003
124 Moldova 7.29 per 1,000 people 2003
125 Samoa 6.58 per 1,000 people 2003
126 Hungary 5.07 per 1,000 people 2003
127 Uzbekistan 4.71 per 1,000 people 2003
128 Kazakhstan 4.25 per 1,000 people 2003
129 Tajikistan 3.98 per 1,000 people 2003
130 Lithuania 3.42 per 1,000 people 2003
131 Russia 3.29 per 1,000 people 2003
132 Ukraine 2.93 per 1,000 people 2003
133 Slovenia 2.91 per 1,000 people 2003
134 Belarus 2.59 per 1,000 people 2003
135 Barbados 2.24 per 1,000 people 2003
136 Poland 2.06 per 1,000 people 2003
137 Estonia 1.85 per 1,000 people 2003
138 Latvia 1.76 per 1,000 people 2003

Citation

"Countries Compared by Education > Illiterate population by sex > Aged 15+ > Per capita. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", Source: UNESCO UIS Data | UNESCO Institute for Statistics. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Education/Illiterate-population-by-sex/Aged-15+/Per-capita

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