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Education > Literacy > Men above 14 years: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Percent of male population above the age of 14 years that is literate.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
=1 Estonia 99.8% 2000
=1 Cuba 99.8% 2002
=1 Latvia 99.8% 2000
=1 Belarus 99.8% 1999
=1 Kazakhstan 99.8% 1999
=6 Tajikistan 99.7% 2000
=6 Slovenia 99.7% 2004
=6 Armenia 99.7% 2001
=6 Ukraine 99.7% 2001
=6 Russia 99.7% 2002
=11 Moldova 99.6% 2004
=11 Lithuania 99.6% 2001
13 Azerbaijan 99.5% 1999
=14 Turkmenistan 99.3% 1995
=14 Croatia 99.3% 2001
=14 Kyrgyzstan 99.3% 1999
17 Albania 99.2% 2001
18 Bosnia and Herzegovina 99% 2000
=19 Serbia and Montenegro 98.9% 2002
=19 Trinidad and Tobago 98.9% 2004
=19 Samoa 98.9% 2004
=22 Italy 98.8% 2001
=22 Tonga 98.8% 1996
24 Bulgaria 98.7% 2001
25 Cyprus 98.6% 2001
26 Romania 98.4% 2002
27 Republic of Macedonia 98.2% 2002
=28 Spain 98% 1991
=28 Mongolia 98% 2000
30 Greece 97.8% 2001
31 Aruba 97.5% 2000
32 Argentina 97.2% 2001
33 Palestine 96.7% 2004
=34 Maldives 96.2% 2000
=34 Uruguay 96.2% 1996
36 Netherlands Antilles 96.1% 2004
=37 Portugal 95.8% 2004
=37 Chile 95.8% 2002
=39 Turkey 95.3% 2004
=39 Macau 95.3% 2001
=41 Jordan 95.2% 2005
=41 Brunei 95.2% 2001
=43 China 95.1% 2000
=43 Singapore 95.1% 1990
45 Thailand 94.9% 2000
46 Costa Rica 94.7% 2000
47 Kuwait 94.4% 2005
48 Paraguay 94.3% 2004
49 Indonesia 94% 2004
=50 Vietnam 93.9% 1999
=50 Burma 93.9% 2000
52 Peru 93.7% 2005
53 Equatorial Guinea 93.4% 2000
54 Venezuela 93.3% 2001
55 Mexico 93.2% 2005
56 Bolivia 93.1% 2001
=57 Libya 92.8% 2004
=57 Colombia 92.8% 2005
59 Zimbabwe 92.7% 2004
60 Panama 92.5% 2000
=61 Ecuador 92.3% 2001
=61 Sri Lanka 92.3% 2001
63 Sao Tome and Principe 92.2% 2001
=64 Malaysia 92% 2000
=64 Suriname 92% 2004
66 Philippines 91.6% 2003
67 Seychelles 91.4% 2002
68 Democratic Republic of the Congo 90.5% 2004
69 Qatar 89.1% 2004
70 United Arab Emirates 89% 2004
71 Bahrain 88.6% 2001
72 Brazil 88.4% 2004
73 Mauritius 88.2% 2000
=74 Gabon 88% 2004
=74 Iran 88% 2005
=76 Syria 87.8% 2004
=76 Cape Verde 87.8% 2004
78 Saudi Arabia 87.5% 2004
79 Oman 86.9% 2003
=80 Dominican Republic 86.8% 2002
=80 Namibia 86.8% 2001
82 Malta 86.4% 1995
83 Cambodia 84.7% 2004
=84 South Africa 84.1% 1996
=84 Iraq 84.1% 2000
86 Tunisia 83.4% 2004
87 Egypt 83% 2005
88 Angola 82.9% 2001
89 El Salvador 82.1% 2004
90 Swaziland 80.9% 2000
91 Botswana 80.4% 2003
92 Honduras 79.8% 2001
93 Algeria 79.6% 2002
94 Nigeria 78.2% 2004
95 Kenya 77.7% 2000
96 Tanzania 77.5% 2002
=97 Cameroon 77% 2001
=97 Laos 77% 2001
=99 Uganda 76.8% 2002
=99 Nicaragua 76.8% 2001
101 Madagascar 76.5% 2000
102 Zambia 76.3% 1999
103 Guatemala 75.4% 2002
104 Malawi 74.9% 1998
105 Jamaica 74.1% 1999
106 Lesotho 73.7% 2001
107 India 73.4% 2001
108 Yemen 73.1% 2004
109 Rwanda 71.4% 2000
110 Sudan 71.1% 2000
111 Belize 70.3% 1991
112 Togo 68.7% 2000
113 Burundi 67.3% 2000
114 Ghana 66.4% 2000
115 Morocco 65.7% 2004
116 Central African Republic 64.8% 2000
117 Pakistan 64.1% 2005
118 Papua New Guinea 63.4% 2000
119 Nepal 62.7% 2001
120 Mauritania 59.5% 2000
121 Liberia 58.3% 2004
122 Mozambique 54.8% 1997
123 Bangladesh 53.9% 2001
124 Senegal 51.1% 2002
125 Ethiopia 50% 2004
126 Benin 47.9% 2002
127 Sierra Leone 46.7% 2004
128 Afghanistan 43.1% 2000
129 Niger 42.9% 2005
130 Guinea 42.6% 2003
131 Chad 40.8% 2000
132 Mali 32.7% 2003
133 Burkina Faso 31.4% 2005

Citation

"All countries compared for Education > Literacy > Men above 14 years", http://data.un.org/Data.aspx?d=GenderStat&f=inID%3a49, Adult literacy rate. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Education/Literacy/Men-above-14-years

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