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

DEFINITION: Compares countries by number of illiterate individuals aged over 75. 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 Iran 18.97 2011
2 Bhutan 12.48 2005
3 Mali 10.69 1998
4 Laos 9.5 1995
5 Ethiopia 9.29 2007
6 Pakistan 9.23 1998
7 South Africa 9 1996
8 Uganda 8.53 2002
9 Cambodia 8.34 2008
10 Belize 7.88 2000
11 Mozambique 7.79 1997
12 Indonesia 6.75 2005
13 Mexico 6.64 2000
14 Uruguay 5.61 1996
15 Fiji 4.46 1996
16 Turkmenistan 3.75 1995
17 Albania 2.62 2001
18 Egypt 2.12 2006
19 Tokelau 1.45 2011
20 Kiribati 1.23 2010
21 Qatar 0.964 2010

Citation

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

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