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Education > Literacy > Illiterates > Aged 10-14 per thousand people: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Compares countries by number of male illiterates, in the age range 10 to 14. The data was gathered by the United Nations Statistics Division, whose self-declared mission is to compile and disseminate global statistical information, develop standards and norms for statistical activities, and support countries’ efforts to strengthen their national statistical systems. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Egypt 100.98 2006
2 Niger 77.26 2001
3 Burkina Faso 73.03 2006
4 East Timor 59.52 2004
5 Ethiopia 55.54 2007
6 Pakistan 53.7 1998
7 Papua New Guinea 52.53 2000
8 Saint Lucia 48.49 2001
9 Benin 48.45 2002
10 Bangladesh 48.2 2001
11 Burundi 48.15 2008
12 Cambodia 45.84 1998
13 Sierra Leone 44.98 2004
14 Liberia 40.51 2008
15 Mozambique 40.26 2007
16 Mauritania 38.02 2000
17 Uganda 36.21 2002
18 Nigeria 32.52 2006
19 Tanzania 30.32 2002
20 Nepal 26.95 2001
21 India 21.55 2001
22 Guatemala 18.22 2002
23 South Africa 17.65 1996
24 Bhutan 16.86 2005
25 Morocco 14.61 2004
26 Honduras 14.06 2001
27 Nicaragua 11.93 2005
28 Philippines 10.83 2000
29 Algeria 9.26 1998
30 Dominican Republic 6.79 2010
31 Suriname 6.36 2004
32 Swaziland 5.95 2007
33 El Salvador 5.88 2007
34 Sao Tome and Principe 5.43 2001
35 Sri Lanka 5.2 2001
36 Vietnam 5.1 1999
37 Paraguay 4.91 2002
38 Kiribati 4.51 2010
39 Ukraine 4.12 2001
40 Brazil 3.44 2010
41 Chile 3.27 2002
42 Venezuela 2.88 2001
43 Colombia 2.52 2005
44 Fiji 2.5 1996
45 Tunisia 2.26 2004
46 Panama 2.17 2010
47 Malaysia 2.11 2000
48 Saudi Arabia 1.9 2004
49 Mexico 1.67 2010
50 Tonga 1.66 2006
51 Zimbabwe 1.62 2002
52 Oman 1.5 2003
53 Iran 1.49 2011
54 Indonesia 1.44 2005
55 Uruguay 1.34 1996
56 Maldives 1.28 2006
57 Peru 1.24 2007
58 Malta 1.24 2005
59 Romania 1.22 2002
60 Bolivia 1.22 2001
61 Mongolia 1.22 2010
62 Ecuador 1.11 2010
63 Mauritius 0.998 2011
64 Argentina 0.991 2001
65 Republic of Macedonia 0.772 2002
66 Bulgaria 0.771 2011
67 Seychelles 0.724 2010
68 Spain 0.722 2001
69 Costa Rica 0.604 2011
70 Albania 0.546 2011
71 Hungary 0.511 2001
72 Montenegro 0.503 2011
73 Kyrgyzstan 0.472 1999
74 Thailand 0.458 2010
75 Brunei 0.345 2001
76 Moldova 0.277 2004
77 Bahrain 0.268 2001
78 Serbia 0.264 2011
79 Portugal 0.214 2011
80 Croatia 0.178 2001
81 Kazakhstan 0.149 1999
82 Lithuania 0.145 2011
83 Turkmenistan 0.136 1995
84 Aruba 0.132 2000
85 Georgia 0.127 2002
86 Russia 0.124 2010
87 Libya 0.112 2006
88 Latvia 0.105 2011
89 Turkey 0.0958 2011
90 Armenia 0.0816 2011
91 Tajikistan 0.0806 2010
92 Belarus 0.0756 2009
93 Azerbaijan 0.0745 2009
94 Qatar 0.0377 2010
95 Italy 0.0311 2001
96 Kuwait 0.017 2005
97 North Korea 0.000206 2008
98 Greece 9.13e-05 2001
=99 Estonia 0.0 2011
=99 Cuba 0.0 2002

Citation

"All countries compared for Education > Literacy > Illiterates > Aged 10-14 per thousand people", United Nations Statistics Division.  Population table by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence. 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/Illiterates/Aged-10--14-per-thousand-people

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