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Education > Literacy > Literacy rate, youth male > % of males ages 15-24: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Literacy rate, youth male (% of males ages 15-24). Youth (15-24) literacy rate (%). Male is the number of males age 15 to 24 years who can both read and write with understanding a short simple statement on their everyday life, divided by the male population in that age group. Generally, u2018literacyu2019 also encompasses u2018numeracyu2019, the ability to make simple arithmetic calculations.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Moldova 100% 2011
2 Poland 100% 2011
3 North Korea 100% 2008
4 Cuba 99.99% 2011
5 Azerbaijan 99.96% 2009
6 Libya 99.94% 2011
7 Italy 99.91% 2011
8 Uzbekistan 99.89% 2011
9 Tajikistan 99.86% 2011
10 Slovenia 99.81% 2011
11 Cyprus 99.8% 2011
12 Kazakhstan 99.8% 2009
13 Belarus 99.8% 2009
14 Brunei 99.78% 2011
15 Turkmenistan 99.77% 2011
16 Lithuania 99.77% 2011
17 Georgia 99.76% 2011
18 Estonia 99.75% 2011
19 Singapore 99.74% 2010
20 Ukraine 99.74% 2011
21 Portugal 99.72% 2011
22 Kyrgyzstan 99.7% 2009
23 Bolivia 99.69% 2009
24 China 99.69% 2010
25 Armenia 99.69% 2011
26 Bosnia and Herzegovina 99.69% 2011
27 Russia 99.66% 2010
28 Macau 99.65% 2011
29 Latvia 99.65% 2011
30 European Union 99.63% 2011
31 Croatia 99.62% 2011
32 Trinidad and Tobago 99.56% 2011
33 Spain 99.51% 2010
34 New Caledonia 99.49% 2011
35 Turkey 99.45% 2011
36 Samoa 99.43% 2011
37 Greece 99.42% 2011
38 Montenegro 99.33% 2011
39 Tonga 99.3% 2006
40 Serbia 99.29% 2011
41 Maldives 99.24% 2006
42 Cayman Islands 99.14% 2007
43 Israel 99.05% 1983
44 Jordan 99.05% 2011
45 Argentina 99.03% 2011
46 Saudi Arabia 99% 2011
47 Aruba 98.97% 2010
48 Chile 98.86% 2009
49 Republic of Macedonia 98.83% 2011
50 Indonesia 98.8% 2011
51 Iran 98.79% 2008
52 Gabon 98.78% 2011
53 Seychelles 98.77% 2011
54 Hungary 98.77% 2011
55 Albania 98.73% 2011
56 Bahrain 98.62% 2010
57 Ecuador 98.59% 2011
58 Kuwait 98.57% 2008
59 Paraguay 98.5% 2010
60 Mexico 98.42% 2011
61 South Africa 98.41% 2011
62 Lebanon 98.4% 2007
63 Malaysia 98.38% 2010
64 Uruguay 98.36% 2010
65 Venezuela 98.27% 2009
66 Thailand 98.22% 2005
67 Tunisia 98.21% 2010
68 Bulgaria 98.07% 2011
69 Peru 98.01% 2007
70 Suriname 97.97% 2010
71 Panama 97.93% 2010
72 American Samoa 97.89% 1980
73 Costa Rica 97.88% 2011
74 Colombia 97.76% 2011
75 Equatorial Guinea 97.71% 2011
76 Sri Lanka 97.69% 2010
77 Cape Verde 97.65% 2011
78 Vietnam 97.48% 2011
79 Malta 97.46% 2005
80 Oman 97.41% 2010
81 Romania 97.04% 2011
82 Philippines 97.02% 2008
83 Brazil 96.72% 2010
84 Yemen 96.37% 2011
85 Syria 96.37% 2011
86 Burma 96.34% 2011
87 Qatar 96.32% 2010
88 Dominican Republic 96.09% 2011
89 Mauritius 95.79% 2011
90 El Salvador 95.67% 2010
91 Guam 95.36% 1980
92 Honduras 94.93% 2011
93 Vanuatu 94.43% 2011
94 Algeria 94.38% 2006
95 Palau 94.19% 1980
96 Mongolia 94.12% 2011
97 United Arab Emirates 93.63% 2005
98 Botswana 93.48% 2011
99 Jamaica 92.89% 2011
100 Eritrea 92.56% 2011
101 Guyana 92.42% 2009
102 Egypt 92.36% 2012
103 Swaziland 92.19% 2011
104 Sudan 89.95% 2011
105 Uganda 89.64% 2010
106 Burundi 89.59% 2008
107 Zimbabwe 89.59% 2011
108 Guatemala 89.33% 2011
109 Nepal 89.24% 2011
110 Laos 89.19% 2005
111 Morocco 88.83% 2011
112 India 88.41% 2006
113 Cambodia 88.36% 2009
114 Ghana 88.31% 2010
115 Togo 86.92% 2011
116 Comoros 86.14% 2011
117 Puerto Rico 86.13% 2011
118 Cameroon 85.4% 2010
119 Nicaragua 85.16% 2005
120 Iraq 84.09% 2011
121 Namibia 83.24% 2007
122 Kenya 83.21% 2007
123 Sao Tome and Principe 83.06% 2008
124 East Timor 80.49% 2010
125 Angola 80.12% 2011
126 Bhutan 80.04% 2005
127 Mozambique 79.84% 2009
128 Guinea-Bissau 79.27% 2011
129 Pakistan 79.14% 2009
130 Democratic Republic of the Congo 78.94% 2007
131 Bangladesh 77.07% 2011
132 Rwanda 76.66% 2010
133 Tanzania 76.49% 2010
134 Belize 76.14% 1991
135 Nigeria 75.57% 2008
136 Haiti 74.37% 2006
137 Malawi 74.27% 2010
138 Senegal 74.2% 2009
139 Lesotho 74.19% 2009
140 The Gambia 72.64% 2011
141 Cote d'Ivoire 72.29% 2011
142 Central African Republic 72.29% 2011
143 Mauritania 71.64% 2011
144 Sierra Leone 70.47% 2011
145 Zambia 70.31% 2007
146 Papua New Guinea 67.01% 2011
147 Madagascar 65.91% 2009
148 Liberia 63.45% 2007
149 Ethiopia 62.97% 2007
150 Mali 56% 2011
151 Benin 54.87% 2006
152 Chad 53.56% 2011
153 Niger 52.45% 2005
154 Burkina Faso 46.73% 2007
155 Afghanistan 45.8% 1979
156 Guinea 37.57% 2010

Citation

"Countries Compared by Education > Literacy > Literacy rate, youth male > % of males ages 15-24. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", UNESCO Institute for Statistics. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Education/Literacy/Literacy-rate,-youth-male/%-of-males-ages-15--24

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