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Education > Literacy > Illiterates > Aged 45-49 per thousand people: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Compares countries by number of male illiterates, in the age range 45 to 49. 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 Morocco 28.11 2004
2 Bhutan 27.69 2005
3 Burkina Faso 26.79 2006
4 Mali 26.57 1998
5 Egypt 26.27 2006
6 Nepal 25.57 2001
7 East Timor 25.56 2004
8 Sierra Leone 25.26 2004
9 Burundi 22.69 2008
10 Pakistan 22.08 1998
11 Ethiopia 20.88 2007
12 India 20.41 2001
13 Bangladesh 20.38 2001
14 Benin 18.79 2002
15 Algeria 18.62 1998
16 Niger 18.21 2001
17 Liberia 18.03 2008
18 Mauritania 17.48 2000
19 Tunisia 16.83 2004
20 Mozambique 16.31 2007
21 Lesotho 14.74 2006
22 Oman 14.56 2003
23 Guatemala 14.41 2002
24 Cambodia 14.3 2008
25 Ghana 13.46 2010
26 Laos 11.33 2005
27 Saudi Arabia 11.23 2004
28 Iran 10.99 2011
29 Nigeria 10.66 2006
30 Tanzania 10.53 2002
31 Nicaragua 10.39 2005
32 South Africa 10.23 1996
33 El Salvador 9.33 2007
34 Belize 9.29 2000
35 Kuwait 9.22 2005
36 Libya 8.52 2006
37 Honduras 8.14 2001
38 Sao Tome and Principe 7.94 2001
39 Mauritius 7.38 2011
40 Dominican Republic 7.17 2010
41 Bolivia 7.07 2001
42 Indonesia 6.64 2005
43 Namibia 6.5 2001
44 Brazil 6.36 2010
45 Fiji 5.99 1996
46 Malta 5.73 2005
47 Malaysia 5.59 2000
48 Sri Lanka 5.07 2001
49 Swaziland 5.01 2007
50 Colombia 4.6 2005
51 Zimbabwe 4.35 2002
52 Suriname 4.14 2004
53 Peru 3.78 2007
54 Mexico 3.6 2010
55 Paraguay 3.45 2002
56 Philippines 3.39 2000
57 Seychelles 3.33 2010
58 Ecuador 3.32 2010
59 Saint Lucia 3.31 2001
60 Bahrain 3.24 2010
61 Brunei 3.23 2001
62 Macau 2.37 2011
63 Panama 2.35 2010
64 Turkey 2.34 2011
65 Qatar 2.32 2010
66 Chile 2.03 2002
67 Thailand 1.85 2010
68 Aruba 1.81 2000
69 China 1.71 2010
70 Argentina 1.67 2001
71 Kiribati 1.65 2010
72 Uruguay 1.31 1996
73 Tonga 1.29 2006
74 Portugal 1.28 2011
75 Costa Rica 1.23 2011
76 Republic of Macedonia 1.22 2002
77 Mongolia 0.927 2010
78 Greece 0.897 2001
79 Romania 0.751 2002
80 Maldives 0.746 2006
81 Spain 0.713 2001
82 Bulgaria 0.709 2011
83 Albania 0.564 2011
84 Serbia 0.449 2011
85 Hungary 0.447 2001
86 Italy 0.42 2001
87 Montenegro 0.403 2011
88 Croatia 0.368 2001
89 Cyprus 0.227 2011
90 Ukraine 0.18 2001
91 Turkmenistan 0.157 1995
92 Lithuania 0.149 2011
93 Russia 0.138 2010
94 Belarus 0.123 2009
95 Kyrgyzstan 0.116 1999
96 Armenia 0.0935 2011
97 Georgia 0.0865 2002
98 Azerbaijan 0.0863 2009
99 Tajikistan 0.085 2010
100 Estonia 0.0806 2011
101 Latvia 0.0554 2011
102 Kazakhstan 0.0493 1999
103 Moldova 0.0416 2004
104 North Korea 0.000165 2008
105 Tokelau 0.0 2011

Citation

"All countries compared for Education > Literacy > Illiterates > Aged 45-49 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-45--49-per-thousand-people

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