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Education > Outcomes > Ratio of young literate females to males > % ages 15-24: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Ratio of young literate females to males is the percentage of females to males ages 15-24 who can, with understanding, read and write a short, simple statement on their everyday life.".

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Lesotho 115% 2008
2 Liberia 114% 2008
3 Jamaica 107% 2008
4 Papua New Guinea 106% 2008
5 Nicaragua 104.33% 2005
=6 Mongolia 104% 2008
=6 Namibia 104% 2008
8 United Arab Emirates 103.61% 2005
=9 Swaziland 103% 2008
=9 Bangladesh 103% 2008
=9 Botswana 103% 2008
12 Honduras 102.55% 2007
13 Dominican Republic 102.43% 2007
=14 Mauritius 102% 2008
=14 Philippines 102% 2008
=14 Cape Verde 102% 2008
17 Malta 101.69% 2005
18 Brazil 101.55% 2007
19 Sri Lanka 101.29% 2008
20 El Salvador 101.13% 2008
21 Antigua and Barbuda 101.04% 2008
=22 Costa Rica 101% 2008
=22 Zimbabwe 101% 2008
=22 Hungary 101% 2008
=22 Sao Tome and Principe 101% 2008
=22 Kenya 101% 2008
=22 South Africa 101% 2008
28 Colombia 100.9% 2008
29 Venezuela 100.88% 2007
30 Belize 100.74% 1991
=31 Lebanon 100.7% 2007
=31 Uruguay 100.7% 2008
33 Seychelles 100.61% 2008
34 Guam 100.57% 1980
35 Ecuador 100.43% 2007
36 Tonga 100.25% 2006
37 Palau 100.17% 1980
38 Maldives 100.12% 2006
39 Kuwait 100.11% 2007
=40 Spain 100.08% 2008
=40 Chile 100.08% 2008
=42 Turkmenistan 100% 2008
=42 Serbia and Montenegro 100% 2008
=42 Tajikistan 100% 2008
=42 Vanuatu 100% 2008
=42 Bahrain 100% 2008
=42 Libya 100% 2008
=42 Portugal 100% 2008
=42 Malaysia 100% 2008
=42 Panama 100% 2008
=42 Rwanda 100% 2008
=42 Netherlands Antilles 100% 2008
=42 Georgia 100% 2008
=42 Moldova 100% 2008
=42 Estonia 100% 2008
=42 Uzbekistan 100% 2008
=42 Italy 100% 2008
=42 Trinidad and Tobago 100% 2008
=42 Greece 100% 2008
=42 Lithuania 100% 2008
=42 Aruba 100% 2008
=42 Argentina 100% 2008
=42 Slovenia 100% 2008
=42 Samoa 100% 2008
=42 Albania 100% 2008
=42 Equatorial Guinea 100% 2008
=42 Azerbaijan 100% 2007
=42 Cyprus 100% 2008
=42 Cuba 100% 2008
=42 China 100% 2008
=42 Armenia 100% 2008
=42 Ukraine 100% 2008
=42 Russia 100% 2008
=42 Bulgaria 100% 2008
=42 Romania 100% 2008
=42 Latvia 100% 2008
=42 Brunei 100% 2008
=42 Belarus 100% 2008
=42 Croatia 100% 2008
=42 Kazakhstan 100% 2008
=42 Poland 100% 2008
=42 Kyrgyzstan 100% 2008
=42 New Caledonia 100% 2008
=42 Singapore 100% 2008
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 100% 2008
=85 Jordan 99.99% 2007
=85 Oman 99.99% 2008
87 Paraguay 99.97% 2007
88 Mexico 99.95% 2008
89 Qatar 99.87% 2007
90 Thailand 99.66% 2005
91 Haiti 99.59% 1982
92 Cayman Islands 99.48% 2007
93 Bolivia 99.39% 2007
94 Indonesia 99.22% 2006
=95 Bosnia and Herzegovina 99% 2008
=95 Suriname 99% 2008
=95 Vietnam 99% 2008
=95 Puerto Rico 99% 2008
=95 Burma 99% 2008
100 Israel 98.98% 1983
101 Peru 98.67% 2007
=102 Malawi 98% 2008
=102 Saudi Arabia 98% 2008
=102 Gabon 98% 2008
=102 Burundi 98% 2008
=102 Comoros 98% 2008
107 Tunisia 97.61% 2008
=108 Tanzania 97% 2008
=108 Syria 97% 2008
=108 Ghana 97% 2008
111 Uganda 96% 2008
112 Cambodia 95.69% 2008
113 Turkey 95.64% 2007
=114 Cameroon 95% 2008
=114 Guatemala 95% 2008
=114 Iraq 95% 2008
117 Algeria 94.44% 2006
118 Madagascar 93.85% 2008
119 Eritrea 93% 2008
=120 Sudan 92% 2008
=120 Togo 92% 2008
Sub-Saharan Africa average (profile) 91.86% 2008
=122 Mauritania 90% 2008
=122 Democratic Republic of the Congo 90% 2008
124 Congo, Republic of the 89.9% 2005
125 Solomon Islands 88.89% 1999
126 Laos 88.29% 2005
127 Nepal 87% 2008
128 Bhutan 84.91% 2005
129 India 84.1% 2006
=130 The Gambia 83% 2008
=130 Cote d'Ivoire 83% 2008
=132 Nigeria 82% 2008
=132 Zambia 82% 2008
=134 Morocco 81% 2008
=134 Angola 81% 2008
136 Mozambique 80% 2008
137 Guinea-Bissau 79% 2008
138 Central African Republic 78% 2008
139 Senegal 76.63% 2006
140 Guinea 76% 2008
141 Pakistan 74.86% 2008
142 Burkina Faso 70.88% 2007
143 Chad 70% 2008
144 Sierra Leone 69% 2008
145 Benin 66% 2008
146 Mali 65% 2006
147 Ethiopia 61.9% 2008
148 Niger 44.23% 2005

Citation

"Countries Compared by Education > Outcomes > Ratio of young literate females to males > % ages 15-24. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) Institute for Statistics. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Education/Outcomes/Ratio-of-young-literate-females-to-males/%-ages-15--24

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