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Education > Literacy rate > Males 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 Tajikistan 99.9 2008
=3 Libya 99.9 2008
=3 Italy 99.9 2008
=6 Turkmenistan 99.8 2008
=6 Bahrain 99.8 2008
=6 Georgia 99.8 2008
=6 Uzbekistan 99.8 2008
=6 Lithuania 99.8 2008
=6 Slovenia 99.8 2008
=6 Cyprus 99.8 2008
=6 Kazakhstan 99.8 2008
=6 Poland 99.8 2008
15 Bolivia 99.75 2007
=16 Bosnia and Herzegovina 99.7 2008
=16 Portugal 99.7 2008
=16 Estonia 99.7 2008
=16 Armenia 99.7 2008
=16 Ukraine 99.7 2008
=16 Latvia 99.7 2008
=16 Brunei 99.7 2008
=16 Belarus 99.7 2008
=16 Singapore 99.7 2008
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 99.7 2008
=25 Russia 99.6 2008
=25 Croatia 99.6 2008
27 Spain 99.53 2008
=28 Trinidad and Tobago 99.5 2008
=28 Kyrgyzstan 99.5 2008
=30 Greece 99.4 2008
=30 Samoa 99.4 2008
=30 China 99.4 2008
=30 New Caledonia 99.4 2008
=34 Serbia and Montenegro 99.3 2008
=34 Moldova 99.3 2008
=34 Albania 99.3 2008
=34 Tonga 99.3 2006
38 Maldives 99.24 2006
39 Aruba 99.2 2008
40 Cayman Islands 99.14 2007
41 Chile 99.11 2008
42 Qatar 99.1 2007
43 Israel 99.05 1983
44 Argentina 99 2008
45 Jordan 98.95 2007
46 Paraguay 98.81 2007
47 Seychelles 98.77 2008
48 Uruguay 98.63 2008
49 Turkey 98.58 2007
50 Mexico 98.41 2008
=51 Lebanon 98.4 2007
=51 Saudi Arabia 98.4 2008
=51 Gabon 98.4 2008
=51 Antigua and Barbuda 98.4 2008
=51 Kuwait 98.4 2007
=56 Malaysia 98.3 2008
=56 Netherlands Antilles 98.3 2008
=56 Zimbabwe 98.3 2008
=56 Hungary 98.3 2008
60 Thailand 98.22 2005
61 Tunisia 98.13 2008
62 Peru 98.01 2007
63 Venezuela 97.97 2007
64 Costa Rica 97.7 2008
65 Oman 97.63 2008
66 Equatorial Guinea 97.6 2008
67 Colombia 97.55 2008
68 Malta 97.46 2005
69 Sri Lanka 97.33 2008
70 Bulgaria 97.3 2008
=71 Cape Verde 97.2 2008
=71 Vietnam 97.2 2008
73 Romania 97.1 2008
74 Brazil 97.06 2007
75 Indonesia 97.03 2006
76 Panama 96.6 2008
77 South Africa 96.1 2008
78 Burma 96 2008
79 Suriname 95.7 2008
80 Syria 95.6 2008
81 El Salvador 95.41 2008
82 Mauritius 95.4 2008
83 Guam 95.36 1980
84 Ecuador 95.22 2007
85 Sao Tome and Principe 94.7 2008
86 Dominican Republic 94.63 2007
87 Algeria 94.38 2006
88 Palau 94.19 1980
89 Philippines 93.9 2008
90 Botswana 93.8 2008
91 United Arab Emirates 93.63 2005
92 Vanuatu 93.5 2008
93 Mongolia 93.3 2008
94 Honduras 92.7 2007
=95 Swaziland 91.8 2008
=95 Jamaica 91.8 2008
=95 Kenya 91.8 2008
=98 Eritrea 91.1 2008
=98 Namibia 91.1 2008
100 Solomon Islands 90 1999
101 Cambodia 89.38 2008
102 Laos 89.19 2005
103 Uganda 89.1 2008
104 Sudan 88.6 2008
105 Guatemala 88.5 2008
106 India 88.41 2006
107 Cameroon 88.2 2008
108 Togo 87 2008
109 Congo, Republic of the 86.8 2005
110 Malawi 86.5 2008
111 Nepal 86.2 2008
112 Puerto Rico 85.8 2008
113 Comoros 85.7 2008
114 Lesotho 85.6 2008
115 Nicaragua 85.16 2005
116 Morocco 84.8 2008
117 Iraq 84.5 2008
118 Zambia 82.1 2008
Sub-Saharan Africa average (profile) 82.07 2008
119 Angola 80.8 2008
120 Ghana 80.6 2008
121 Bhutan 80.04 2005
122 Tanzania 78.7 2008
123 Pakistan 78.51 2008
124 Nigeria 78.3 2008
125 Mozambique 77.7 2008
126 Guinea-Bissau 77.6 2008
127 Rwanda 77.1 2008
128 Burundi 76.5 2008
129 Belize 76.14 1991
130 Bangladesh 73.3 2008
131 Madagascar 72.65 2008
132 Central African Republic 72.1 2008
133 Cote d'Ivoire 72 2008
134 Mauritania 70.5 2008
=135 Liberia 70.1 2008
=135 The Gambia 70.1 2008
137 Democratic Republic of the Congo 68.8 2008
138 Guinea 66.5 2008
139 Sierra Leone 66 2008
140 Papua New Guinea 64.6 2008
141 Benin 64.1 2008
142 Ethiopia 62.2 2008
143 Senegal 58.13 2006
144 Chad 53.5 2008
145 Niger 52.45 2005
146 Haiti 51.26 1982
147 Mali 47.38 2006
148 Burkina Faso 46.73 2007

Citation

"Countries Compared by Education > Literacy rate > Males 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/Males-aged-15--24

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