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

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

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Mali 247.58 2003
2 Burkina Faso 227.13 2003
3 Niger 221.15 2003
4 Morocco 216.71 2003
5 Bangladesh 216.65 2003
6 The Gambia 213.27 2003
7 Iraq 213.19 2003
8 Nepal 212.72 2003
9 Pakistan 199.48 2003
10 Comoros 198.6 2003
11 Guinea-Bissau 197.12 2003
12 Yemen 190.74 2003
13 Mauritania 189.81 2003
14 Senegal 188.32 2003
15 Liberia 186.45 2003
16 Mozambique 186.39 2003
17 Benin 183.45 2003
18 Central African Republic 181.95 2003
19 Egypt 181.06 2003
20 Cote d'Ivoire 170.1 2003
21 Ethiopia 168.8 2003
22 Sudan 166.71 2003
23 India 164.38 2003
24 Chad 153.24 2003
Former French colonies average (profile) 151.37 2003
25 Haiti 148.18 2003
26 Burundi 147.72 2003
27 Togo 140.96 2003
28 Eritrea 140.46 2003
29 Malawi 135.92 2003
30 Cambodia 131.08 2003
31 Laos 129.2 2003
Sub-Saharan Africa average (profile) 128.59 2003
32 Democratic Republic of the Congo 128.5 2003
33 Tunisia 128.12 2003
34 Algeria 125.97 2003
Muslim countries average (profile) 116.36 2003
35 Djibouti 113.5 2003
36 Syria 111.43 2003
37 Guatemala 107.83 2003
38 Madagascar 105.98 2003
39 Papua New Guinea 103.61 2003
40 Cape Verde 103.23 2003
41 Ghana 101.23 2003
Middle Eastern and North Africa average (profile) 100.96 2003
42 Nigeria 100.39 2003
43 Oman 100.37 2003
44 Nicaragua 99.08 2003
45 Uganda 95.73 2003
46 Libya 95.01 2003
47 Iran 94.98 2003
48 Rwanda 90.8 2003
49 Cameroon 86.23 2003
50 Tanzania 85.42 2003
OPEC countries average (profile) 84.65 2003
51 El Salvador 83.26 2003
52 Turkey 78.87 2003
53 Saudi Arabia 75.65 2003
54 China 74.83 2003
55 Honduras 71.36 2003
56 Albania 70.79 2003
57 Zambia 68.18 2003
58 Lebanon 64.93 2003
59 Mauritius 64.2 2003
60 Burma 62.58 2003
61 Kenya 57.07 2003
62 Indonesia 57.03 2003
63 Bolivia 56.92 2003
64 Equatorial Guinea 54.17 2003
65 Kuwait 52.4 2003
66 Swaziland 50.74 2003
67 Dominican Republic 49.2 2003
68 South Africa 47.04 2003
69 Peru 46.01 2003
70 Malaysia 45.84 2003
71 Botswana 45.62 2003
72 Namibia 44.11 2003
73 Brazil 42.99 2003
74 Singapore 42.53 2003
75 Hong Kong 41.99 2003
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 40.2 2003
76 Jordan 39.93 2003
77 Bahrain 38.86 2003
78 Zimbabwe 37.46 2003
79 Sri Lanka 37.29 2003
Emerging markets average (profile) 37.25 2003
80 Brunei 37.04 2003
81 Portugal 36.95 2003
82 United Arab Emirates 34.55 2003
83 Macau 33.95 2003
84 Mexico 32.84 2003
85 Qatar 31.2 2003
86 Ecuador 30.81 2003
87 Jamaica 30.13 2003
88 Vietnam 30.11 2003
89 Colombia 27.82 2003
90 Fiji 27.65 2003
91 Panama 26.1 2003
92 Malta 26.09 2003
93 Puerto Rico 23.31 2003
94 Venezuela 23.2 2003
95 Paraguay 22.37 2003
96 Israel 22.09 2003
97 Thailand 20.68 2003
98 Lesotho 18.7 2003
99 Belize 17.42 2003
100 Greece 15.2 2003
101 Chile 14.39 2003
102 Philippines 13.97 2003
103 Costa Rica 13.91 2003
104 The Bahamas 12.99 2003
105 Cuba 12.51 2003
106 South Korea 12.19 2003
107 Spain 11.99 2003
108 Cyprus 11.92 2003
109 Argentina 11.07 2003
110 Armenia 10.47 2003
111 Romania 10.18 2003
112 Croatia 10.16 2003
113 Maldives 8.35 2003
114 Trinidad and Tobago 7.94 2003
115 Bulgaria 7.86 2003
116 Italy 7.76 2003
117 Uruguay 7.22 2003
118 Moldova 6.39 2003
119 Guyana 5.71 2003
120 Mongolia 5.39 2003
121 Samoa 3.94 2003
122 Uzbekistan 3.45 2003
123 Hungary 3.23 2003
124 Kazakhstan 3.05 2003
125 Tajikistan 2.82 2003
126 Russia 2.25 2003
127 Lithuania 2.11 2003
128 Ukraine 2.02 2003
129 Belarus 1.75 2003
130 Slovenia 1.65 2003
131 Poland 1.11 2003
132 Barbados 1.11 2003
133 Latvia 0.989 2003
134 Estonia 0.96 2003

Citation

"Countries Compared by Education > Illiterate population by sex > Aged 15+ > Women 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+/Women-per-1000

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