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Education > Literacy > Illiterates > Aged 75-79 per thousand people: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Compares countries by number of illiterate individuals, in the age range 75 to 79. 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 Portugal 9.92 2011
2 Morocco 6.95 2004
3 Lesotho 6.53 2006
4 El Salvador 6.37 2007
5 Mauritius 6.3 2000
6 Sierra Leone 6.25 2004
7 Algeria 6.06 1998
8 China 5.77 2010
9 Ghana 5.75 2010
10 Malta 5.52 2005
11 Burkina Faso 5.46 2006
12 Liberia 5.34 2008
13 Saint Lucia 5.2 2001
14 Mali 5.15 1998
15 Sao Tome and Principe 4.87 2001
16 Seychelles 4.65 2002
17 Turkey 4.59 2011
18 Bolivia 4.54 2001
19 Serbia 4.25 2011
20 Mozambique 4.2 2007
21 Brazil 4.07 2010
22 Honduras 4.07 2001
23 Laos 4 2005
24 Thailand 3.99 2000
25 Namibia 3.95 2001
26 Nicaragua 3.88 2005
27 Republic of Macedonia 3.86 2002
28 India 3.85 2001
29 Greece 3.72 2001
30 Dominican Republic 3.71 2010
31 Suriname 3.6 2004
32 Albania 3.56 2011
33 Burundi 3.54 2008
34 Colombia 3.46 2005
35 Ecuador 3.35 2010
36 Peru 3.31 2007
37 Swaziland 3.24 2007
38 Mexico 3.2 2010
39 Romania 2.82 2002
40 Spain 2.74 2001
41 Oman 2.7 2003
42 Panama 2.6 2010
43 Croatia 2.51 2001
44 Montenegro 2.34 2011
45 Zimbabwe 2.33 2002
46 Chile 2.32 2002
47 Nigeria 2.31 2006
48 Italy 2.02 2001
49 Paraguay 2.01 2002
50 Costa Rica 1.41 2011
51 Cyprus 1.39 2011
52 Bulgaria 1.25 2011
53 Aruba 1.2 2000
54 Kyrgyzstan 0.844 1999
55 Belarus 0.606 2009
56 Armenia 0.521 2001
57 Mongolia 0.402 2010
58 Tonga 0.305 2006
59 Russia 0.3 2010
60 Azerbaijan 0.278 2009
61 Hungary 0.276 2001
62 Lithuania 0.192 2011
63 Estonia 0.0948 2011
64 Latvia 0.0364 2011
65 North Korea 0.00206 2008

Citation

"All countries compared for Education > Literacy > Illiterates > Aged 75-79 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-75--79-per-thousand-people

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