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Education > Literacy rate > Youth female > % of females ages 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 Cuba 99.95% 2006
2 Azerbaijan 99.9% 2006
3 Kazakhstan 99.87% 2006
4 Armenia 99.86% 2006
5 Tajikistan 99.85% 2006
6 Bosnia and Herzegovina 99.84% 2006
=7 Ukraine 99.83% 2006
=7 Belarus 99.83% 2006
=9 Italy 99.82% 2006
=9 Cyprus 99.82% 2006
=11 Turkmenistan 99.81% 2006
=11 Estonia 99.81% 2006
=11 Macau 99.81% 2006
=14 Barbados 99.8% 1990
=14 Guyana 99.8% 1990
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 99.8% 2006
=16 Slovenia 99.79% 1990
=16 Kuwait 99.79% 2006
18 Latvia 99.78% 2006
19 Russia 99.77% 2006
=20 Lithuania 99.74% 2006
=20 Kyrgyzstan 99.74% 2006
22 Hungary 99.7% 1990
23 Slovakia 99.67% 2006
24 Croatia 99.65% 2006
25 Trinidad and Tobago 99.63% 1990
=26 Uzbekistan 99.6% 1990
=26 Singapore 99.6% 2006
28 Israel 99.56% 2006
29 Moldova 99.55% 2006
30 Albania 99.5% 2006
31 Seychelles 99.37% 2006
32 Tonga 99.35% 2006
33 Serbia and Montenegro 99.32% 2006
34 Chile 99.18% 2006
35 Aruba 99.17% 2006
36 Argentina 99.13% 2006
37 Uruguay 99.1% 1990
38 Greece 98.99% 2006
39 Samoa 98.94% 1990
=40 Jordan 98.91% 2006
=40 Brunei 98.91% 2006
42 Indonesia 98.54% 2006
43 China 98.5% 2006
44 Mongolia 98.43% 2006
45 Colombia 98.41% 2006
46 Maldives 98.3% 2006
47 Bulgaria 98.11% 2006
48 Venezuela 98.07% 2006
49 Costa Rica 98.04% 2006
50 Brazil 97.9% 2006
51 Thailand 97.85% 2006
52 Malta 97.81% 2006
53 Romania 97.78% 2006
54 Netherlands Antilles 97.69% 1990
55 Fiji 97.62% 1990
56 Mexico 97.61% 2006
57 Qatar 97.54% 2006
58 The Bahamas 97.51% 1990
59 Malaysia 97.27% 2006
60 Bahrain 97.25% 2006
61 Lesotho 97.11% 1990
62 Oman 96.66% 2006
63 Ecuador 96.49% 2006
64 Sri Lanka 96.12% 2006
65 Bolivia 96.11% 2006
66 Philippines 95.72% 2006
67 Peru 95.66% 2006
68 Panama 95.62% 2006
69 Botswana 95.6% 2006
70 Dominican Republic 95.42% 2006
71 Mauritius 95.36% 2006
72 Jamaica 95.22% 1990
73 Paraguay 95.21% 1990
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 95.2% 2006
74 Equatorial Guinea 94.94% 2006
Emerging markets average (profile) 94.73% 2006
75 South Africa 94.29% 2006
76 Suriname 94.14% 2006
77 Saudi Arabia 93.71% 2006
78 Vietnam 93.59% 2006
79 Namibia 93.48% 2006
80 Burma 93.42% 2006
81 Turkey 93.3% 2006
82 Tunisia 92.24% 2006
83 Zimbabwe 91.33% 1990
84 Honduras 90.91% 2006
85 Congo, Republic of the 90.28% 1990
86 Syria 90.22% 2006
87 Swaziland 89.76% 2006
88 Nicaragua 88.82% 2006
89 United Arab Emirates 88.63% 1990
90 Lebanon 88.59% 1990
91 Algeria 86.13% 2006
92 Libya 82.66% 1990
93 El Salvador 82.59% 1990
94 Iran 80.82% 1990
95 Kenya 80.71% 2006
96 Iraq 80.49% 2006
97 Egypt 78.95% 2006
98 Cambodia 78.9% 2006
99 Guatemala 78.39% 2006
100 Rwanda 76.87% 2006
OPEC countries average (profile) 76.7% 1990
101 Tanzania 76.2% 2006
102 Cape Verde 76.19% 1990
103 Cameroon 75.9% 1990
104 Laos 74.68% 2006
Middle Eastern and North Africa average (profile) 73.15% 1990
105 Sudan 71.43% 2006
106 Uganda 71.21% 2006
107 Malawi 70.7% 2006
108 Burundi 70.37% 2006
109 Madagascar 68.19% 2006
110 India 67.75% 2006
Muslim countries average (profile) 67.2% 1990
111 Nigeria 66.47% 1990
112 Zambia 66.23% 2006
113 Ghana 65.49% 2006
114 Djibouti 64.25% 1990
115 Papua New Guinea 64.06% 2006
116 Togo 63.55% 2006
117 Angola 63.18% 2006
118 Democratic Republic of the Congo 63.09% 2006
119 Morocco 60.49% 2006
120 Nepal 60.14% 2006
121 Mauritania 55.48% 2006
122 Pakistan 54.71% 2006
123 Haiti 53.8% 1990
124 Cote d'Ivoire 52.13% 2006
Former French colonies average (profile) 52.03% 1990
125 Comoros 49.6% 1990
126 Eritrea 49.28% 1990
127 Central African Republic 46.87% 2006
128 Senegal 40.97% 2006
129 Liberia 38.63% 1990
130 Sierra Leone 37.23% 2006
131 The Gambia 34.1% 1990
132 Ethiopia 34.05% 1990
133 Guinea 33.73% 2006
134 Benin 33.24% 2006
135 Bangladesh 33.19% 1990
136 Mozambique 31.67% 1990
137 Yemen 25.05% 1990
138 Burkina Faso 24.81% 2006
139 Chad 23.24% 2006
140 Niger 23.2% 2006
141 Afghanistan 18.39% 2006
142 Mali 16.86% 2006

Citation

"Countries Compared by Education > Literacy rate > Youth female > % of females ages 15-24. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", World Development Indicators database. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Education/Literacy-rate/Youth-female/%-of-females-ages-15--24

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