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Education > Literacy rates > Aged 15-24: Countries Compared

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 CubaCuba 100% 2002
2 AzerbaijanAzerbaijan 99.9% 1999
3 TurkmenistanTurkmenistan 99.8% 1995
4 Bosnia and HerzegovinaBosnia+ 99.8% 2000
5 South KoreaSouth Korea 99.8% 1984
6 TajikistanTajikistan 99.8% 2000
7 BarbadosBarbados 99.8% 1984
8 EstoniaEstonia 99.8% 2000
9 ItalyItaly 99.8% 2001
10 IsraelIsrael 99.8% 2004
11 SloveniaSlovenia 99.8% 2004
12 CyprusCyprus 99.8% 2001
13 ArmeniaArmenia 99.8% 2001
14 UkraineUkraine 99.8% 2001
15 LatviaLatvia 99.8% 2000
16 BelarusBelarus 99.8% 1999
17 KazakhstanKazakhstan 99.8% 1999
18 PolandPoland 99.8% 1984
19 MoldovaMoldova 99.7% 2004
20 LithuaniaLithuania 99.7% 2001
21 RussiaRussia 99.7% 2002
22 KuwaitKuwait 99.7% 2005
23 KyrgyzstanKyrgyzstan 99.7% 1999
24 GuyanaGuyana 99.7% 1984
25 PortugalPortugal 99.6% 2004
26 UzbekistanUzbekistan 99.6% 1984
27 HungaryHungary 99.6% 1984
28 SpainSpain 99.6% 1991
29 MacauMacau 99.6% 2001
30 CroatiaCroatia 99.6% 2001
31 Trinidad and TobagoTrinidad+ 99.5% 2004
32 SingaporeSingapore 99.5% 2000
33 Serbia and MontenegroSerbia+ 99.4% 2002
34 AlbaniaAlbania 99.4% 2001
35 SamoaSamoa 99.3% 2004
36 TongaTonga 99.3% 1996
37 MartiniqueMartinique 99.1% 1984
38 SeychellesSeychelles 99.1% 2002
39 New CaledoniaNew Caledonia 99.1% 1996
40 JordanJordan 99% 2005
41 ArubaAruba 99% 2000
42 ChileChile 99% 2002
43 GreeceGreece 98.9% 2001
44 ArgentinaArgentina 98.9% 2001
45 ChinaChina 98.9% 2000
46 BruneiBrunei 98.9% 2001
47 IndonesiaIndonesia 98.7% 2004
48 UruguayUruguay 98.6% 1996
49 MaldivesMaldives 98.2% 2000
50 BulgariaBulgaria 98.2% 2001
51 LibyaLibya 98% 2004
52 Netherlands AntillesN. Antilles 98% 2004
53 ThailandThailand 98% 2000
54 ColombiaColombia 98% 2005
55 RomaniaRomania 97.8% 2002
56 ZimbabweZimbabwe 97.7% 2004
57 MongoliaMongolia 97.7% 2000
58 Costa RicaCosta Rica 97.6% 2000
59 MexicoMexico 97.6% 2005
60 Congo, Republic of theCongo, Republic of the 97.4% 2004
61 IranIran 97.4% 2005
62 BoliviaBolivia 97.3% 2001
63 OmanOman 97.3% 2003
64 MalaysiaMalaysia 97.2% 2000
65 VenezuelaVenezuela 97.2% 2001
66 PeruPeru 97.1% 2005
67 BahrainBahrain 97% 2001
68 Hong KongHong Kong 97% 1984
69 United Arab EmiratesUAE 97% 2004
70 BrazilBrazil 96.8% 2004
71 EcuadorEcuador 96.4% 2001
72 FijiFiji 96.4% 1984
73 Cape VerdeCape Verde 96.3% 2004
74 GabonGabon 96.2% 2004
75 PanamaPanama 96.1% 2000
76 MaltaMalta 96% 1995
77 QatarQatar 95.9% 2004
78 ParaguayParaguay 95.9% 2004
79 The BahamasThe Bahamas 95.9% 1984
80 Saudi ArabiaSaudi Arabia 95.8% 2004
81 TurkeyTurkey 95.6% 2004
82 Sri LankaSri Lanka 95.6% 2001
83 Sao Tome and PrincipeSoa Tome+ 95.4% 2001
84 PhilippinesPhilippines 95.1% 2003
85 SurinameSuriname 94.9% 2004
86 Equatorial GuineaEqu. Guinea 94.9% 2000
87 MauritiusMauritius 94.5% 2000
88 BurmaBurma 94.5% 2000
89 TunisiaTunisia 94.3% 2004
90 Dominican RepublicDominican Rep. 94.2% 2002
91 BotswanaBotswana 94% 2003
92 VietnamVietnam 93.9% 1999
93 South AfricaSouth Africa 93.9% 1996
94 ReunionReunion 93.5% 1984
95 SyriaSyria 92.5% 2004
96 NamibiaNamibia 92.3% 2001
Emerging markets averageEmerging markets average 92.12% 1984
97 AlgeriaAlgeria 90.1% 2002
Former Spanish colonies averageFormer Spanish colonies average 89.78% 1984
98 LebanonLebanon 89.5% 1984
99 JamaicaJamaica 89.3% 1984
100 HondurasHonduras 88.9% 2001
101 El SalvadorEl Salvador 88.5% 2004
102 SwazilandSwaziland 88.4% 2000
103 Puerto RicoPuerto Rico 86.4% 2004
104 NicaraguaNicaragua 86.2% 2001
105 EgyptEgypt 84.9% 2005
106 IraqIraq 84.8% 2000
107 LesothoLesotho 84.7% 1984
108 NigeriaNigeria 84.2% 2004
109 CambodiaCambodia 83.4% 2004
110 GuatemalaGuatemala 82.2% 2002
111 KenyaKenya 80.3% 2000
112 LaosLaos 78.5% 2001
113 TanzaniaTanzania 78.4% 2002
114 RwandaRwanda 77.6% 2000
115 SudanSudan 77.2% 2000
116 UgandaUganda 76.6% 2002
117 BelizeBelize 76.4% 1991
118 IndiaIndia 76.4% 2001
119 MalawiMalawi 76% 1998
OPEC countries averageOPEC countries average 75.5% 1984
120 YemenYemen 75.2% 2004
121 TogoTogo 74.4% 2000
Middle Eastern and North Africa averageMiddle Eastern and North Africa average 74.26% 1984
122 CameroonCameroon 73.4% 1984
123 BurundiBurundi 73.3% 2000
124 AngolaAngola 72.2% 2001
125 GhanaGhana 70.7% 2000
126 MoroccoMorocco 70.5% 2004
127 Democratic Republic of the CongoCongo, DR. 70.4% 2001
128 MadagascarMadagascar 70.2% 2000
129 NepalNepal 70.1% 2001
130 ZambiaZambia 69.5% 1999
131 LiberiaLiberia 67.4% 2004
Muslim countries averageMuslim countries average 67.05% 1984
132 Papua New GuineaPapua NG 66.7% 2000
133 PakistanPakistan 65.1% 2005
134 DjiboutiDjibouti 65.1% 1984
135 BangladeshBangladesh 63.6% 2001
136 MauritaniaMauritania 61.3% 2000
137 Cote d'IvoireCote d'Ivoire 60.7% 2000
138 Central African RepublicCentral Africa 58.5% 2000
Sub-Saharan Africa averageSub-Saharan Africa average 58.34% 1984
139 ComorosComoros 55.7% 1984
140 EritreaEritrea 54.9% 1984
Former French colonies averageFormer French colonies average 53.3% 1984
141 HaitiHaiti 49.2% 1984
142 SenegalSenegal 49.1% 2002
143 Sierra LeoneSierra Leone 47.9% 2004
144 MozambiqueMozambique 47% 1997
145 GuineaGuinea 46.6% 2003
146 BeninBenin 45.3% 2002
147 ChadChad 37.6% 2000
148 Guinea-BissauGuinea-Bissau 36.8% 1984
149 NigerNiger 36.5% 2005
150 AfghanistanAfghanistan 34.3% 2000
151 The GambiaThe Gambia 33.8% 1984
152 Burkina FasoBurkina Faso 33% 2005
153 EthiopiaEthiopia 31.2% 2004
154 MaliMali 24.2% 1998

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"All countries compared for Education > Literacy rates > Aged 15-24", Source: UNESCO UIS Data | UNESCO Institute for Statistics. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Education/Literacy-rates/Aged-15--24

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COUNTRIES COVERED
Men 154
Women 154

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