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Education > Literacy > Illiterates > Aged over 100 per million people: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Compares countries by number of illiterate individuals aged over 100. 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 Morocco 705.96 2004
2 Dominican Republic 233.21 2010
3 Laos 196.18 2005
4 Nicaragua 159.11 2005
5 Mexico 96.13 2010
6 Sao Tome and Principe 91.69 2001
7 Kyrgyzstan 79.95 1999
8 Brazil 78.47 2010
9 Portugal 68.49 2011
10 Greece 63.01 2001
11 Ecuador 59.6 2010
12 Panama 42.14 2010
13 Honduras 41.63 2001
14 Turkey 41.06 2011
15 Colombia 38.07 2005
16 Montenegro 30.61 2011
17 Armenia 29.41 2001
18 Malta 27.24 2005
19 Costa Rica 24.7 2011
20 Spain 18.37 2001
21 Chile 12.64 2002
22 Mongolia 10.32 2010
23 Russia 9.51 2010
24 Serbia 8.27 2011
25 Hungary 6.09 2001
26 Azerbaijan 5.81 2009
27 Bulgaria 5.44 2011
28 Lithuania 4.95 2011
29 Romania 3.62 2002
30 Latvia 2.95 2000
31 Estonia 0.746 2011
32 Tonga 0.0 2006

Citation

"All countries compared for Education > Literacy > Illiterates > Aged over 100 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-over-100-per-million-people

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