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Education > Literacy > Literates > Aged over 10 per thousand people: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Lithuania 1,007.26 2011
2 Kuwait 992.19 2005
3 Latvia 905.62 2011
4 Bulgaria 897.32 2011
5 Italy 893.72 2001
6 Hungary 889.79 2001
7 Armenia 884.31 2011
8 Spain 880.93 2001
9 Serbia 879.08 2011
10 Slovakia 876.66 2001
11 Belarus 874.81 2009
12 Croatia 871.87 2001
13 Russia 868.8 2010
14 Romania 867.41 2002
15 Cuba 867.08 2002
16 Greece 866.5 2001
17 Ukraine 866.09 2001
18 Georgia 864.24 2002
19 Montenegro 861.2 2011
20 Portugal 857.79 2011
21 Estonia 847.22 2011
22 North Korea 845.37 2008
23 Thailand 844.5 2010
24 Qatar 844.29 2010
25 Azerbaijan 838.72 2009
26 Malta 832.65 2005
27 Moldova 827.32 2004
28 Kazakhstan 820.14 1999
29 Republic of Macedonia 816.14 2002
30 Turkey 810.58 2011
31 Turkmenistan 798.99 1995
32 China 790.38 2010
33 Uruguay 782.64 1996
34 Mongolia 776.45 2010
35 Kiribati 773 2010
36 Argentina 769.25 2001
37 Seychelles 767.45 2010
38 Chile 765.9 2002
39 Albania 756.97 2011
40 Brazil 755.01 2010
41 Maldives 754.32 2006
42 Aruba 751.99 2000
43 Tajikistan 751.4 2010
44 Kyrgyzstan 750.22 1999
45 Costa Rica 745.98 2011
46 Mauritius 744.67 2011
47 Brunei 727.89 2001
48 Peru 727.5 2007
49 Tonga 726.33 2006
50 Ecuador 720.33 2010
51 Vietnam 714.74 1999
52 Fiji 709.18 1996
53 Iran 706.44 2011
54 Mexico 704.92 2010
55 Indonesia 702.61 2005
56 Panama 699.63 2010
57 Colombia 688.44 2005
58 Sri Lanka 678.98 2001
59 Philippines 677.11 2000
60 Venezuela 674.65 2001
61 Dominican Republic 667.95 2010
62 Malaysia 660.01 2000
63 Paraguay 644.48 2002
64 Oman 644.38 2003
65 Saint Lucia 642.74 2001
66 Tunisia 641.26 2004
67 Saudi Arabia 624.01 2004
68 Bolivia 623.13 2001
69 South Africa 622.71 1996
70 El Salvador 618.13 2007
71 Zimbabwe 615.66 2002
72 Suriname 600.77 2004
73 Sao Tome and Principe 600.64 2001
74 Algeria 560.9 1998
75 Honduras 555.54 2001
76 Nicaragua 546.67 2005
77 Swaziland 546.48 2007
78 Guatemala 488.6 2002
79 Nigeria 480.23 2006
80 India 477.67 2001
81 Cambodia 471.54 1998
82 Morocco 452.74 2004
83 Tanzania 450.29 2002
84 Bhutan 446.66 2005
85 Uganda 417.8 2002
86 Bahrain 393.37 2001
87 Nepal 380.02 2001
88 Papua New Guinea 374.65 2000
89 Liberia 371.19 2008
90 Mauritania 340.72 2000
91 Bangladesh 338.75 2001
92 East Timor 330.9 2004
93 Mozambique 310.69 2007
94 Burundi 304.88 2008
95 Pakistan 291.95 1998
96 Ethiopia 270.56 2007
97 Sierra Leone 269.37 2004
98 Egypt 233.23 2006
99 Benin 219.67 2002
100 Burkina Faso 174.72 2006
101 Niger 97.62 2001

Citation

"All countries compared for Education > Literacy > Literates > Aged over 10 per thousand people", United Nations Statistics Division. Source tables. 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/Literates/Aged-over-10-per-thousand-people

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