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Education > Literacy > Illiterates > Aged 65-69 per thousand people: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Compares countries by number of male illiterates, in the age range 65 to 69. 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.

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Morocco 14.77 2004
2 Bhutan 14.19 2005
3 Algeria 13.44 1998
4 Mali 12.09 1998
5 India 11.75 2001
6 Burkina Faso 11.34 2006
7 Iran 10.35 2011
8 Sierra Leone 10.15 2004
9 Lesotho 9.95 2006
10 Mauritius 9.51 2000
11 South Africa 8.81 1996
12 Pakistan 8.78 1998
13 Liberia 8.46 2008
14 Ethiopia 8.36 2007
15 Sao Tome and Principe 8.34 2001
16 El Salvador 8.19 2007
17 Mozambique 8.17 2007
18 Bolivia 7.7 2001
19 Laos 7.54 2005
20 Indonesia 7.42 2005
21 Seychelles 7.24 2002
22 Saint Lucia 7.2 2001
23 Cambodia 6.99 2008
24 Honduras 6.52 2001
25 Oman 6.5 2003
26 Ghana 6.41 2010
27 Brazil 6.25 2010
28 Greece 6.24 2001
29 Nicaragua 6.22 2005
30 Burundi 6.21 2008
31 Suriname 5.97 2004
32 Belize 5.81 2000
33 Swaziland 5.5 2007
34 Malta 5.26 2005
35 Egypt 5.09 2006
36 Republic of Macedonia 4.97 2002
37 Namibia 4.86 2001
38 Colombia 4.86 2005
39 China 4.74 2010
40 Peru 4.71 2007
41 Turkey 4.64 2011
42 Ecuador 4.61 2010
43 Dominican Republic 4.57 2010
44 Fiji 4.48 1996
45 Mexico 4.3 2010
46 Nigeria 4.11 2006
47 Ukraine 3.46 2001
48 Zimbabwe 3.45 2002
49 Romania 3.17 2002
50 Panama 3.14 2010
51 Spain 3.11 2001
52 Chile 3.1 2002
53 Portugal 2.96 2011
54 Paraguay 2.78 2002
55 Philippines 2.55 2000
56 Croatia 2.47 2001
57 Uruguay 2.39 1996
58 Italy 2.09 2001
59 Aruba 1.66 2000
60 Costa Rica 1.43 2011
61 Kyrgyzstan 1.36 1999
62 Albania 1.23 2011
63 Thailand 1.21 2010
64 Kiribati 1.04 2010
65 Qatar 0.94 2010
66 Bulgaria 0.927 2011
67 Turkmenistan 0.92 1995
68 Serbia 0.879 2011
69 Armenia 0.771 2001
70 Moldova 0.719 2004
71 Montenegro 0.696 2011
72 Cyprus 0.637 2011
73 Hungary 0.502 2001
74 Tonga 0.403 2006
75 Mongolia 0.392 2010
76 Kazakhstan 0.36 1999
77 Georgia 0.35 2002
78 Lithuania 0.311 2011
79 Azerbaijan 0.158 2009
80 Belarus 0.101 2009
81 Tajikistan 0.0857 2010
82 Russia 0.0701 2010
83 Estonia 0.0366 2011
84 Latvia 0.0287 2011
85 North Korea 0.00033 2008
86 Tokelau 0.0 2011

Citation

"All countries compared for Education > Literacy > Illiterates > Aged 65-69 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-65--69-per-thousand-people

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