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Education > Literacy > Illiterates > Aged 60-64 per thousand people: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Compares countries by number of male illiterates, in the age range 60 to 64. 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 19.6 2004
2 Mali 18.7 1998
3 East Timor 18.7 2004
4 Bhutan 17.87 2005
5 Nepal 17.51 2001
6 Tunisia 17.17 2004
7 Burkina Faso 16.34 2006
8 India 16.21 2001
9 Algeria 15.7 1998
10 Niger 15.03 2001
11 Pakistan 14.99 1998
12 Sierra Leone 14.56 2004
13 Benin 13.44 2002
14 Ethiopia 13.16 2007
15 Iran 12.36 2011
16 Oman 11.17 2003
17 Lesotho 11.04 2006
18 Liberia 10.67 2008
19 Tanzania 10.21 2002
20 Guatemala 10.18 2002
21 Sao Tome and Principe 9.87 2001
22 Burundi 9.73 2008
23 Mozambique 9.7 2007
24 Ghana 9.55 2010
25 Laos 9.44 2005
26 Mauritius 9.43 2011
27 Egypt 8.96 2006
28 South Africa 8.88 1996
29 Nigeria 8.83 2006
30 El Salvador 8.73 2007
31 Malaysia 8.49 2000
32 Indonesia 7.95 2005
33 Honduras 7.84 2001
34 Saudi Arabia 7.84 2004
35 Nicaragua 7.3 2005
36 Bolivia 7.21 2001
37 Cambodia 7.05 2008
38 Saint Lucia 6.88 2001
39 Brazil 6.8 2010
40 Brunei 6.19 2001
41 Namibia 6.1 2001
42 Dominican Republic 6.07 2010
43 Belize 6 2000
44 Swaziland 5.82 2007
45 Malta 5.64 2005
46 Turkmenistan 5.58 1995
47 Suriname 5.24 2004
48 Seychelles 4.89 2010
49 Peru 4.89 2007
50 Fiji 4.86 1996
51 Kuwait 4.58 2005
52 China 4.54 2010
53 Turkey 4.53 2011
54 Zimbabwe 4.49 2002
55 Colombia 4.49 2005
56 Mexico 4.41 2010
57 Ecuador 4.41 2010
58 Macau 3.81 2011
59 Panama 3.55 2010
60 Greece 3.53 2001
61 Chile 3.31 2002
62 Paraguay 3.2 2002
63 Philippines 3.01 2000
64 Bahrain 2.34 2010
65 Republic of Macedonia 2.26 2002
66 Uruguay 2.11 1996
67 Spain 1.96 2001
68 Portugal 1.68 2011
69 Romania 1.67 2002
70 Argentina 1.66 2001
71 Aruba 1.41 2000
72 Thailand 1.4 2010
73 Croatia 1.38 2001
74 Ukraine 1.36 2001
75 Costa Rica 1.29 2011
76 Qatar 1.26 2010
77 Italy 1.19 2001
78 Kiribati 1.03 2010
79 Kyrgyzstan 1.01 1999
80 Bulgaria 0.84 2011
81 Maldives 0.773 2006
82 Albania 0.757 2011
83 Serbia 0.713 2011
84 Tonga 0.62 2006
85 Montenegro 0.596 2011
86 Hungary 0.502 2001
87 Cyprus 0.377 2011
88 Kazakhstan 0.307 1999
89 Mongolia 0.267 2010
90 Georgia 0.249 2002
91 Lithuania 0.221 2011
92 Azerbaijan 0.119 2009
93 Russia 0.0798 2010
94 Tajikistan 0.0708 2010
95 Belarus 0.0702 2009
96 Armenia 0.0658 2011
97 Estonia 0.0433 2011
98 Latvia 0.0321 2011
99 Moldova 0.0166 2004
100 North Korea 0.000165 2008
101 Tokelau 0.0 2011

Citation

"All countries compared for Education > Literacy > Illiterates > Aged 60-64 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-60--64-per-thousand-people

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