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Education > Literacy > Illiterates > Aged 80-84 per thousand people: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Compares countries by number of illiterate individuals, in the age range 80 to 84. The data was gathered by the United Nations Statistics Division, whose self-declared mission is 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 Portugal 8.14 2011
2 Morocco 6.16 2004
3 Ghana 4.88 2010
4 Sierra Leone 4.81 2004
5 Malta 4.34 2005
6 China 4.12 2010
7 El Salvador 4.11 2007
8 Namibia 4.03 2001
9 Saint Lucia 3.83 2001
10 Turkey 3.6 2011
11 Burkina Faso 3.58 2006
12 Seychelles 3.5 2002
13 Serbia 3.49 2011
14 Mali 3.46 1998
15 Albania 3.44 2011
16 Nigeria 3.29 2006
17 Dominican Republic 3.23 2010
18 Greece 3.12 2001
19 Mauritius 3.07 2000
20 Burundi 3 2008
21 Thailand 2.91 2000
22 Sao Tome and Principe 2.87 2001
23 Oman 2.86 2003
24 Brazil 2.85 2010
25 Liberia 2.84 2008
26 Bolivia 2.75 2001
27 Laos 2.69 2005
28 Nicaragua 2.6 2005
29 Ecuador 2.57 2010
30 Honduras 2.52 2001
31 Zimbabwe 2.48 2002
32 Mexico 2.3 2010
33 Republic of Macedonia 2.24 2002
34 Suriname 2.2 2004
35 Peru 2.14 2007
36 Spain 2.1 2001
37 Montenegro 2.08 2011
38 Colombia 2.06 2005
39 Panama 1.89 2010
40 Chile 1.54 2002
41 Paraguay 1.48 2002
42 Aruba 1.44 2000
43 Croatia 1.31 2001
44 Romania 1.24 2002
45 Italy 1.2 2001
46 Costa Rica 1 2011
47 Bulgaria 0.808 2011
48 Kyrgyzstan 0.742 1999
49 Belarus 0.448 2009
50 Armenia 0.402 2001
51 Mongolia 0.295 2010
52 Tonga 0.266 2006
53 Russia 0.231 2010
54 Azerbaijan 0.171 2009
55 Hungary 0.14 2001
56 Lithuania 0.115 2011
57 Estonia 0.0821 2011
58 Latvia 0.0233 2011

Citation

"All countries compared for Education > Literacy > Illiterates > Aged 80-84 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-80--84-per-thousand-people

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