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Education > Literacy rate > Females aged 15-24: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Youth literacy rate is the percentage of people ages 15-24 who can, with understanding, read and write a short, simple statement on their everyday life.".

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
=1 Azerbaijan 100 2007
=1 Cuba 100 2008
=3 Turkmenistan 99.9 2008
=3 Tajikistan 99.9 2008
=3 Georgia 99.9 2008
=3 Italy 99.9 2008
=3 Slovenia 99.9 2008
=3 Cyprus 99.9 2008
=3 Kazakhstan 99.9 2008
=3 Poland 99.9 2008
=11 Estonia 99.8 2008
=11 Lithuania 99.8 2008
=11 Armenia 99.8 2008
=11 Ukraine 99.8 2008
=11 Russia 99.8 2008
=11 Belarus 99.8 2008
=11 Singapore 99.8 2008
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 99.8 2008
=18 Bahrain 99.7 2008
=18 Libya 99.7 2008
=18 Portugal 99.7 2008
=18 Moldova 99.7 2008
=18 Uzbekistan 99.7 2008
=18 Latvia 99.7 2008
=18 Croatia 99.7 2008
=18 Kyrgyzstan 99.7 2008
=18 New Caledonia 99.7 2008
=27 Spain 99.6 2008
=27 Brunei 99.6 2008
29 Tonga 99.56 2006
=30 Trinidad and Tobago 99.5 2008
=30 Samoa 99.5 2008
=30 Albania 99.5 2008
33 Antigua and Barbuda 99.42 2008
=34 Zimbabwe 99.4 2008
=34 Aruba 99.4 2008
36 Seychelles 99.37 2008
37 Maldives 99.36 2006
38 Uruguay 99.32 2008
=39 Serbia and Montenegro 99.3 2008
=39 Greece 99.3 2008
=39 Argentina 99.3 2008
=42 China 99.2 2008
=42 Chile 99.2 2008
44 Bolivia 99.14 2007
45 Malta 99.11 2005
46 Lebanon 99.08 2007
47 Hungary 99 2008
48 Qatar 98.97 2007
49 Jordan 98.95 2007
50 Cape Verde 98.9 2008
51 Venezuela 98.84 2007
52 Paraguay 98.78 2007
53 Bosnia and Herzegovina 98.7 2008
54 Cayman Islands 98.62 2007
55 Costa Rica 98.6 2008
56 Sri Lanka 98.59 2008
57 Brazil 98.56 2007
58 Kuwait 98.51 2007
59 Malaysia 98.5 2008
60 Colombia 98.43 2008
61 Netherlands Antilles 98.4 2008
62 Mexico 98.36 2008
63 Jamaica 98.2 2008
64 Equatorial Guinea 98.1 2008
65 Israel 98.05 1983
66 Lesotho 98 2008
67 Thailand 97.88 2005
68 Oman 97.63 2008
=69 Romania 97.5 2008
=69 South Africa 97.5 2008
71 Mauritius 97.4 2008
72 Bulgaria 97.3 2008
73 Mongolia 97.2 2008
74 United Arab Emirates 97 2005
75 Dominican Republic 96.93 2007
76 Peru 96.71 2007
77 El Salvador 96.48 2008
78 Gabon 96.4 2008
=79 Botswana 96.3 2008
=79 Vietnam 96.3 2008
81 Indonesia 96.27 2006
=82 Panama 96.2 2008
=82 Saudi Arabia 96.2 2008
84 Guam 95.91 1980
85 Tunisia 95.79 2008
86 Philippines 95.7 2008
87 Ecuador 95.63 2007
88 Sao Tome and Principe 95.6 2008
89 Burma 95.1 2008
90 Honduras 95.05 2007
=91 Suriname 94.8 2008
=91 Namibia 94.8 2008
93 Swaziland 94.7 2008
94 Palau 94.36 1980
95 Turkey 94.29 2007
96 Vanuatu 93.7 2008
97 Kenya 92.9 2008
98 Syria 92.5 2008
99 Algeria 89.14 2006
100 Nicaragua 88.84 2005
101 Cambodia 85.53 2008
102 Uganda 85.5 2008
103 Puerto Rico 85.1 2008
104 Malawi 85 2008
105 Eritrea 84.4 2008
106 Comoros 84.1 2008
107 Guatemala 83.6 2008
108 Cameroon 83.5 2008
109 Sudan 81.7 2008
110 Iraq 80.2 2008
=111 Solomon Islands 80 1999
=111 Togo 80 2008
113 Liberia 79.5 2008
114 Laos 78.74 2005
115 Congo, Republic of the 78.03 2005
116 Ghana 77.9 2008
117 Rwanda 77.1 2008
118 Belize 76.7 1991
Sub-Saharan Africa average (profile) 76.41 2008
119 Tanzania 76.3 2008
120 Bangladesh 75.5 2008
121 Burundi 75.3 2008
122 Nepal 75 2008
123 India 74.36 2006
124 Papua New Guinea 68.5 2008
125 Morocco 68.4 2008
126 Madagascar 68.19 2008
127 Bhutan 67.96 2005
128 Zambia 67.5 2008
129 Angola 65.2 2008
130 Nigeria 64.6 2008
131 Mauritania 63.4 2008
132 Mozambique 62.1 2008
133 Democratic Republic of the Congo 61.8 2008
134 Guinea-Bissau 61.6 2008
135 Cote d'Ivoire 60.1 2008
136 Pakistan 58.77 2008
137 The Gambia 58.1 2008
138 Central African Republic 56.4 2008
139 Haiti 51.05 1982
140 Guinea 50.6 2008
141 Sierra Leone 45.9 2008
142 Senegal 44.54 2006
143 Benin 42.1 2008
144 Ethiopia 38.5 2008
145 Chad 37.2 2008
146 Burkina Faso 33.13 2007
147 Mali 30.8 2006
148 Niger 23.2 2005

Citation

"Countries Compared by Education > Literacy rate > Females aged 15-24. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) Institute for Statistics. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Education/Literacy-rate/Females-aged-15--24

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