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Education > Literacy > Illiterates > Aged 95-99 per million people: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Compares countries by number of illiterate individuals, in the age range 95 to 99. 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 million people for the same year.

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Mali 2,642.71 1998
2 Portugal 557.92 2011
3 Dominican Republic 403.42 2010
4 Morocco 381.67 2004
5 Nicaragua 326.11 2005
6 Laos 286.5 2005
7 Mexico 266.01 2010
8 Brazil 259.75 2010
9 Greece 227.49 2001
10 Honduras 220.27 2001
11 Ecuador 217.72 2010
12 Kyrgyzstan 202.46 1999
13 Malta 200.58 2005
14 Panama 198.47 2010
15 Spain 161.88 2001
16 Colombia 128.24 2005
17 Turkey 123.19 2011
18 Chile 113.53 2002
19 Costa Rica 100.26 2011
20 Montenegro 87.01 2011
21 Sao Tome and Principe 84.64 2001
22 Armenia 77.78 2001
23 Romania 56.09 2002
24 Serbia 49.32 2011
25 Russia 47.53 2010
26 Mongolia 43.13 2010
27 Bulgaria 34.43 2011
28 Lithuania 21.45 2011
29 Hungary 19.73 2001
30 Tonga 19.68 2006
31 Latvia 18.96 2000
32 Azerbaijan 9.16 2009
33 Estonia 3.73 2011

Citation

"All countries compared for Education > Literacy > Illiterates > Aged 95-99 per million 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-95--99-per-million-people

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