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Education > Literacy > Female illiterates > Aged over 10 per thousand people: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Burkina Faso 283.46 2006
2 Niger 275.96 2001
3 Sierra Leone 253.08 2004
4 Egypt 241.38 2006
5 Benin 222.79 2002
6 Morocco 221.56 2004
7 Pakistan 209.13 1998
8 Nepal 207.07 2001
9 Ethiopia 206.13 2007
10 Bhutan 196.09 2005
11 Mozambique 184.01 2007
12 Bangladesh 182.75 2001
13 East Timor 178.92 2004
14 Liberia 178.65 2008
15 Burundi 174.63 2008
16 Mauritania 172.37 2000
17 India 170.93 2001
18 Papua New Guinea 158.33 2000
19 Cambodia 152.78 1998
20 Tunisia 129.13 2004
21 Uganda 123.47 2002
22 Tanzania 117.86 2002
23 Nigeria 117.72 2006
24 Guatemala 115.48 2002
25 Iran 79.9 2011
26 Algeria 75.88 1998
27 South Africa 73.22 1996
28 Nicaragua 72.16 2005
29 Oman 71.39 2003
30 El Salvador 71.3 2007
31 Sao Tome and Principe 67.26 2001
32 Saudi Arabia 63 2004
33 Honduras 62.09 2001
34 Bolivia 58.25 2001
35 Saint Lucia 55.13 2001
36 Mauritius 51.7 2011
37 Vietnam 47.95 1999
38 Malaysia 46.81 2000
39 Indonesia 44.34 2005
40 Dominican Republic 42.67 2010
41 Suriname 40.97 2004
42 Swaziland 39.23 2007
43 Sri Lanka 38.78 2001
44 Brazil 36.88 2010
45 Peru 36.75 2007
46 Turkey 34.79 2011
47 Zimbabwe 34.31 2002
48 Brunei 33.6 2001
49 Portugal 32.19 2011
50 Bahrain 31.43 2001
51 Kuwait 30.09 2005
52 China 29.91 2010
53 Mexico 28.64 2010
54 Colombia 28.43 2005
55 Fiji 28.27 1996
56 Malta 27.87 2005
57 Philippines 27.6 2000
58 Ecuador 26.55 2010
59 Paraguay 25.94 2002
60 Greece 24.82 2001
61 Venezuela 24.22 2001
62 Republic of Macedonia 23.41 2002
63 Panama 22.2 2010
64 Ukraine 20.75 2001
65 Seychelles 20.7 2010
66 Chile 17.34 2002
67 Romania 16.39 2002
68 Spain 15.33 2001
69 Thailand 14.94 2010
70 Serbia 14.41 2011
71 Croatia 12.86 2001
72 Kiribati 12.65 2010
73 Aruba 11.8 2000
74 Uruguay 10.95 1996
75 Montenegro 10.62 2011
76 Argentina 10.6 2001
77 Turkmenistan 9.87 1995
78 Bulgaria 9.44 2011
79 Costa Rica 9.07 2011
80 Italy 8.77 2001
81 Qatar 7.94 2010
82 Tonga 6.84 2006
83 Moldova 6.82 2004
84 Mongolia 6.44 2010
85 Kyrgyzstan 6.34 1999
86 Maldives 5.57 2006
87 Hungary 3.52 2001
88 Kazakhstan 2.75 1999
89 Belarus 2.31 2009
90 Georgia 1.96 2002
91 Lithuania 1.83 2011
92 Russia 1.64 2010
93 Armenia 1.4 2011
94 Azerbaijan 1.31 2009
95 Tajikistan 1.17 2010
96 Cuba 0.832 2002
97 Estonia 0.566 2011
98 Latvia 0.481 2011
99 North Korea 0.00957 2008

Citation

"All countries compared for Education > Literacy > Female illiterates > Aged over 10 per thousand people", United Nations Statistics Division. Source tables. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Education/Literacy/Female-illiterates/Aged-over-10-per-thousand-people

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