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Education > Literacy rate > Youth male > % of males 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 Israel 100% 2006
2 Cuba 99.96% 2006
3 Azerbaijan 99.87% 2006
4 Tajikistan 99.84% 2006
5 Kazakhstan 99.82% 2006
6 Turkmenistan 99.81% 2006
=7 Barbados 99.8% 1990
=7 Italy 99.8% 2006
=7 Guyana 99.8% 1990
=10 Hungary 99.78% 1990
=10 Ukraine 99.78% 2006
12 Belarus 99.76% 2006
=13 Bosnia and Herzegovina 99.75% 2006
=13 Armenia 99.75% 2006
=15 Slovenia 99.74% 1990
=15 Cyprus 99.74% 2006
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 99.74% 2006
17 Estonia 99.73% 2006
18 Latvia 99.72% 2006
=19 Uzbekistan 99.69% 1990
=19 Kuwait 99.69% 2006
21 Russia 99.68% 2006
=22 Trinidad and Tobago 99.66% 1990
=22 Lithuania 99.66% 2006
24 Kyrgyzstan 99.65% 2006
25 Croatia 99.64% 2006
26 Slovakia 99.57% 2006
27 Moldova 99.49% 2006
28 Macau 99.43% 2006
29 Singapore 99.41% 2006
30 Serbia and Montenegro 99.39% 2006
31 Albania 99.37% 2006
32 Jordan 99.33% 2006
33 Tonga 99.27% 2006
34 China 99.2% 2006
35 Samoa 99.13% 1990
36 Libya 98.94% 1990
37 Greece 98.89% 2006
38 Aruba 98.88% 2006
=39 Indonesia 98.87% 2006
=39 Brunei 98.87% 2006
41 Chile 98.8% 2006
42 Seychelles 98.77% 2006
43 Argentina 98.71% 2006
44 Bolivia 98.55% 2006
45 Bulgaria 98.31% 2006
46 Uruguay 98.3% 1990
47 Thailand 98.1% 2006
48 Saudi Arabia 98.07% 2006
49 Fiji 98.05% 1990
50 Maldives 98.03% 2006
51 Turkey 98.02% 2006
52 Oman 97.87% 2006
53 Peru 97.8% 2006
54 Romania 97.74% 2006
55 Colombia 97.55% 2006
56 Mexico 97.52% 2006
57 Netherlands Antilles 97.29% 1990
58 Malaysia 97.21% 2006
59 Costa Rica 97.2% 2006
60 Mongolia 97% 2006
61 Bahrain 96.83% 2006
62 Zimbabwe 96.6% 1990
63 Panama 96.53% 2006
64 Tunisia 96.4% 2006
65 Ecuador 96.38% 2006
Emerging markets average (profile) 96.37% 2006
66 Venezuela 96.33% 2006
67 Paraguay 95.9% 1990
68 Brazil 95.78% 2006
69 Burma 95.7% 2006
70 Suriname 95.62% 2006
71 Lebanon 95.5% 1990
72 The Bahamas 95.4% 1990
73 Sri Lanka 95.07% 2006
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 94.97% 2006
74 Qatar 94.89% 2006
75 Congo, Republic of the 94.88% 1990
76 Equatorial Guinea 94.79% 2006
77 Philippines 94.46% 2006
78 Malta 94.37% 2006
79 Syria 94.26% 2006
80 Vietnam 94.18% 2006
81 Algeria 94.06% 2006
82 Mauritius 93.72% 2006
83 South Africa 93.5% 2006
84 Dominican Republic 93% 2006
85 Botswana 92.08% 2006
86 Iran 91.73% 1990
87 Namibia 91.15% 2006
88 Egypt 90.08% 2006
89 Iraq 88.91% 2006
90 Cambodia 87.92% 2006
91 Jamaica 87.11% 1990
92 Cape Verde 87.08% 1990
93 Swaziland 86.98% 2006
94 Honduras 86.89% 2006
Middle Eastern and North Africa average (profile) 86.87% 1990
=95 Cameroon 86.38% 1990
=95 Guatemala 86.38% 2006
OPEC countries average (profile) 85.83% 1990
97 El Salvador 85.14% 1990
98 Sudan 84.62% 2006
99 India 84.19% 2006
100 Angola 83.75% 2006
101 Togo 83.65% 2006
102 Nicaragua 83.63% 2006
103 Uganda 82.74% 2006
104 Laos 82.6% 2006
105 Djibouti 82.24% 1990
106 Malawi 82.09% 2006
107 United Arab Emirates 81.7% 1990
108 Tanzania 80.92% 2006
109 Morocco 80.8% 2006
110 Nigeria 80.75% 1990
111 Nepal 80.62% 2006
Muslim countries average (profile) 80.61% 1990
112 Kenya 79.81% 2006
113 Rwanda 78.53% 2006
114 Democratic Republic of the Congo 77.98% 2006
115 Lesotho 77.22% 1990
116 Burundi 76.78% 2006
117 Ghana 75.95% 2006
118 Pakistan 75.79% 2006
119 Liberia 75.42% 1990
120 Yemen 73.54% 1990
121 Madagascar 72.65% 2006
122 Zambia 72.62% 2006
123 Eritrea 72.52% 1990
Former French colonies average (profile) 71.63% 1990
124 Cote d'Ivoire 70.83% 2006
125 Central African Republic 70.33% 2006
126 Papua New Guinea 69.13% 2006
127 Mauritania 67.73% 2006
128 Mozambique 66.12% 1990
129 Comoros 63.78% 1990
130 Benin 59.21% 2006
131 Sierra Leone 59.13% 2006
132 Guinea 58.7% 2006
133 Senegal 58.49% 2006
134 Haiti 55.85% 1990
135 Chad 55.69% 2006
136 Niger 52.45% 2006
137 Ethiopia 51.54% 1990
138 Afghanistan 50.81% 2006
139 Bangladesh 50.7% 1990
140 The Gambia 50.48% 1990
141 Burkina Faso 38.38% 2006
142 Mali 32.25% 2006

Citation

"Countries Compared by Education > Literacy rate > Youth male > % of males 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-male/%-of-males-ages-15--24

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