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Education > Literacy > Illiterates > Aged 35-39: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Compares countries by number of illiterate individuals, in the age range 35 to 39. 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.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 India 29.5 million 2001
2 Bangladesh 4.56 million 2001
3 Pakistan 3.58 million 1998
4 Egypt 2.92 million 2006
5 Ethiopia 2.49 million 2007
6 Nigeria 2.11 million 2006
7 China 1.42 million 2010
8 Brazil 1.02 million 2010
9 Morocco 918,612 2004
10 Indonesia 865,139 2005
11 Nepal 746,121 2001
12 Algeria 644,682 1998
13 Niger 548,248 2001
14 Mozambique 547,955 2007
15 Iran 544,385 2011
16 Burkina Faso 537,189 2006
17 Ghana 449,370 2010
18 South Africa 427,729 1996
19 Mali 383,077 1998
20 Tanzania 378,245 2002
21 Mexico 325,566 2010
22 Philippines 319,250 2000
23 Saudi Arabia 298,442 2004
24 Burundi 231,933 2008
25 Benin 220,848 2002
26 Sierra Leone 205,608 2004
27 Guatemala 184,218 2002
28 Cambodia 178,531 2008
29 Palestine 172,085 2007
30 Tunisia 168,700 2004
31 Colombia 164,833 2005
32 Thailand 146,965 2010
33 Sri Lanka 117,869 2001
34 Malaysia 116,539 2000
35 Turkey 105,000 2011
36 Liberia 103,927 2008
37 Peru 88,668 2007
38 Laos 81,248 2005
39 Mauritania 72,381 2000
40 Dominican Republic 70,463 2010
41 Honduras 58,480 2001
42 Nicaragua 54,973 2005
43 El Salvador 54,255 2007
44 Argentina 46,423 2001
45 Bolivia 43,889 2001
46 Zimbabwe 40,491 2002
47 Ecuador 34,191 2010
48 Chile 34,162 2002
49 Oman 31,003 2003
50 Lesotho 27,283 2006
51 Libya 26,199 2006
52 Spain 25,595 2001
53 East Timor 25,337 2004
54 Italy 23,155 2001
55 Kuwait 22,774 2005
56 Russia 21,770 2010
57 Bhutan 20,242 2005
58 Paraguay 17,785 2002
59 Namibia 15,570 2001
60 Romania 13,618 2002
61 Portugal 10,423 2011
62 Panama 9,910 2010
63 Greece 9,514 2001
64 Ukraine 9,128 2001
65 Qatar 6,675 2010
66 Bulgaria 6,619 2011
67 Costa Rica 6,097 2011
68 Mauritius 5,888 2011
69 Swaziland 4,806 2007
70 Bahrain 4,002 2010
71 Hungary 3,788 2001
72 Uruguay 3,404 1996
73 Belize 3,302 2000
74 Serbia 2,797 2011
75 Mongolia 2,272 2010
76 Albania 2,058 2011
77 Republic of Macedonia 2,032 2002
78 Suriname 2,012 2004
79 Fiji 1,571 1996
80 Croatia 1,334 2001
81 Kazakhstan 1,277 1999
82 Belarus 1,239 2009
83 Brunei 1,119 2001
84 Malta 979 2005
85 Kyrgyzstan 817 1999
86 Turkmenistan 805 1995
87 Tajikistan 798 2010
88 Lithuania 705 2011
89 Sao Tome and Principe 704 2001
90 Azerbaijan 522 2009
91 Georgia 490 2002
92 Saint Lucia 442 2001
93 Macau 327 2011
94 Armenia 242 2011
95 Montenegro 230 2011
96 Cyprus 225 2011
97 Moldova 189 2004
98 Latvia 182 2011
99 Estonia 177 2011
100 Maldives 176 2006
101 Kiribati 154 2010
102 Tonga 140 2006
103 Aruba 135 2000
104 Seychelles 99 2010
105 North Korea 2 2008
106 Tokelau 0.0 2011

Citation

"Countries Compared by Education > Literacy > Illiterates > Aged 35-39. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", United Nations Statistics Division.  Population table by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Education/Literacy/Illiterates/Aged-35--39

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