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Education > Literacy > Illiterates > Aged 30-34 per thousand people: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Compares countries by number of illiterate individuals, in the age range 30 to 34. 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 Niger 46.22 2001
2 Mali 45.77 1998
3 Egypt 45.46 2006
4 Burkina Faso 44.23 2006
5 Sierra Leone 41.77 2004
6 Bangladesh 35.88 2001
7 Benin 34.52 2002
8 Pakistan 33.65 1998
9 Ethiopia 33.47 2007
10 Nepal 31.31 2001
11 Bhutan 31.14 2005
12 Morocco 30.48 2004
13 Mozambique 28.84 2007
14 Liberia 28.8 2008
15 Mauritania 27.6 2000
16 India 26.86 2001
17 East Timor 26.18 2004
18 Burundi 23.16 2008
19 Ghana 19.74 2010
20 Nigeria 19.59 2006
21 Algeria 19.06 1998
22 Lesotho 17.48 2006
23 Laos 15.76 2005
24 Belize 14.67 2000
25 Guatemala 14.63 2002
26 Tanzania 12.36 2002
27 Nicaragua 12.26 2005
28 Tunisia 11.94 2004
29 Cambodia 11.68 2008
30 Saudi Arabia 10.32 2004
31 Oman 9.7 2003
32 South Africa 9.58 1996
33 Namibia 8.43 2001
34 Honduras 8.33 2001
35 El Salvador 8.06 2007
36 Dominican Republic 7.05 2010
37 Kuwait 6.03 2005
38 Iran 5.6 2011
39 Bahrain 5.34 2010
40 Sri Lanka 5.32 2001
41 Brazil 4.72 2010
42 Qatar 4.4 2010
43 Mauritius 4.3 2011
44 Malaysia 4.27 2000
45 Suriname 4.02 2004
46 Swaziland 3.92 2007
47 Philippines 3.89 2000
48 Bolivia 3.87 2001
49 Brunei 3.29 2001
50 Libya 3.28 2006
51 Colombia 3.25 2005
52 Thailand 3.11 2010
53 Sao Tome and Principe 3.1 2001
54 Paraguay 2.85 2002
55 Saint Lucia 2.77 2001
56 Mexico 2.56 2010
57 Panama 2.5 2010
58 Peru 2.48 2007
59 Indonesia 2.2 2005
60 Ecuador 2.15 2010
61 Malta 2.14 2005
62 Zimbabwe 1.8 2002
63 Kiribati 1.76 2010
64 Tonga 1.57 2006
65 Turkey 1.52 2011
66 Chile 1.46 2002
67 Costa Rica 1.25 2011
68 Fiji 1.23 1996
69 Mongolia 1.17 2010
70 Bulgaria 1.12 2011
71 Seychelles 1.08 2010
72 Uruguay 1.03 1996
73 Argentina 1.02 2001
74 Aruba 0.958 2000
75 Greece 0.95 2001
76 Romania 0.923 2002
77 Republic of Macedonia 0.802 2002
78 Albania 0.775 2011
79 Portugal 0.74 2011
80 China 0.646 2010
81 Maldives 0.644 2006
82 Spain 0.556 2001
83 Serbia 0.439 2011
84 Montenegro 0.433 2011
85 Macau 0.412 2011
86 Hungary 0.361 2001
87 Italy 0.318 2001
88 Lithuania 0.268 2011
89 Croatia 0.244 2001
90 Turkmenistan 0.203 1995
91 Russia 0.188 2010
92 Ukraine 0.183 2001
93 Cyprus 0.178 2011
94 Kyrgyzstan 0.158 1999
95 Belarus 0.148 2009
96 Estonia 0.117 2011
97 Tajikistan 0.116 2010
98 Georgia 0.109 2002
99 Armenia 0.103 2011
100 Latvia 0.0923 2011
101 Kazakhstan 0.0901 1999
102 Moldova 0.0566 2004
103 Azerbaijan 0.0535 2009
104 Cuba 0.0434 2002
105 North Korea 0.00033 2008
106 Tokelau 0.0 2011

Citation

"All countries compared for Education > Literacy > Illiterates > Aged 30-34 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-30--34-per-thousand-people

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