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Education > 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 125.75% 1990
2 Jamaica 109.31% 1990
3 United Arab Emirates 108.49% 1990
4 Nicaragua 106.2% 2006
5 Honduras 104.63% 2006
6 Botswana 103.81% 2006
7 Malta 103.65% 2006
8 Swaziland 103.2% 2006
9 Qatar 102.8% 2006
10 Dominican Republic 102.6% 2006
11 Namibia 102.55% 2006
=12 The Bahamas 102.21% 1990
=12 Brazil 102.21% 2006
14 Venezuela 101.81% 2006
15 Mauritius 101.75% 2006
16 Mongolia 101.48% 2006
17 Philippines 101.34% 2006
18 Kenya 101.12% 2006
19 Sri Lanka 101.11% 2006
20 Colombia 100.88% 2006
21 Costa Rica 100.87% 2006
22 South Africa 100.85% 2006
23 Uruguay 100.82% 1990
24 Seychelles 100.61% 2006
25 Bahrain 100.44% 2006
26 Argentina 100.43% 2006
27 Netherlands Antilles 100.42% 1990
=28 Macau 100.38% 2006
=28 Chile 100.38% 2006
30 Aruba 100.29% 2006
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 100.27% 2006
31 Maldives 100.27% 2006
32 Singapore 100.2% 2006
33 Equatorial Guinea 100.15% 2006
34 Albania 100.13% 2006
35 Ecuador 100.12% 2006
36 Armenia 100.11% 2006
=37 Bosnia and Herzegovina 100.1% 2006
=37 Slovakia 100.1% 2006
=37 Greece 100.1% 2006
=37 Kuwait 100.1% 2006
=41 Mexico 100.09% 2006
=41 Tonga 100.09% 2006
=41 Russia 100.09% 2006
=41 Kyrgyzstan 100.09% 2006
=45 Estonia 100.08% 2006
=45 Lithuania 100.08% 2006
=45 Cyprus 100.08% 2006
=48 Latvia 100.07% 2006
=48 Belarus 100.07% 2006
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 100.06% 2006
=50 Malaysia 100.06% 2006
=50 Ukraine 100.06% 2006
=50 Kazakhstan 100.06% 2006
53 Moldova 100.05% 2006
=54 Slovenia 100.04% 1990
=54 Romania 100.04% 2006
=54 Brunei 100.04% 2006
57 Azerbaijan 100.03% 2006
58 Italy 100.02% 2006
=59 Turkmenistan 100.01% 2006
=59 Tajikistan 100.01% 2006
=59 Croatia 100.01% 2006
=62 Barbados 100% 1990
=62 Cuba 100% 2006
=62 Guyana 100% 1990
65 Trinidad and Tobago 99.97% 1990
=66 Serbia and Montenegro 99.92% 2006
=66 Hungary 99.92% 1990
68 Uzbekistan 99.91% 1990
69 Samoa 99.81% 1990
70 Bulgaria 99.8% 2006
71 Thailand 99.74% 2006
72 Indonesia 99.67% 2006
73 Jordan 99.58% 2006
74 Fiji 99.57% 1990
75 Israel 99.56% 2006
76 Vietnam 99.37% 2006
77 China 99.3% 2006
78 Paraguay 99.29% 1990
79 Panama 99.06% 2006
80 Oman 98.77% 2006
81 Suriname 98.46% 2006
Emerging markets average (profile) 97.94% 2006
82 Rwanda 97.88% 2006
83 Peru 97.8% 2006
84 Burma 97.62% 2006
85 Bolivia 97.53% 2006
86 El Salvador 97% 1990
87 Haiti 96.34% 1990
88 Syria 95.71% 2006
89 Tunisia 95.69% 2006
90 Saudi Arabia 95.55% 2006
91 Turkey 95.18% 2006
92 Congo, Republic of the 95.16% 1990
93 Zimbabwe 94.55% 1990
94 Tanzania 94.17% 2006
95 Madagascar 93.85% 2006
96 Lebanon 92.77% 1990
97 Papua New Guinea 92.66% 2006
98 Burundi 91.65% 2006
99 Algeria 91.58% 2006
100 Zambia 91.2% 2006
101 Guatemala 90.75% 2006
102 Iraq 90.53% 2006
103 Laos 90.42% 2006
104 Cambodia 89.74% 2006
105 Iran 88.11% 1990
106 Cameroon 87.86% 1990
OPEC countries average (profile) 87.78% 1990
107 Egypt 87.65% 2006
108 Cape Verde 87.5% 1990
109 Ghana 86.23% 2006
110 Malawi 86.12% 2006
111 Uganda 86.06% 2006
112 Sudan 84.41% 2006
113 Libya 83.55% 1990
Middle Eastern and North Africa average (profile) 82.38% 1990
114 Nigeria 82.31% 1990
115 Mauritania 81.92% 2006
116 Democratic Republic of the Congo 80.9% 2006
117 India 80.47% 2006
Muslim countries average (profile) 79.63% 1990
118 Djibouti 78.12% 1990
119 Comoros 77.77% 1990
120 Togo 75.97% 2006
121 Angola 75.44% 2006
122 Morocco 74.86% 2006
123 Nepal 74.61% 2006
124 Cote d'Ivoire 73.59% 2006
125 Pakistan 72.18% 2006
126 Senegal 70.05% 2006
Former French colonies average (profile) 69.75% 1990
127 Eritrea 67.96% 1990
128 The Gambia 67.55% 1990
129 Central African Republic 66.64% 2006
130 Ethiopia 66.06% 1990
131 Bangladesh 65.46% 1990
132 Burkina Faso 64.64% 2006
133 Sierra Leone 62.96% 2006
134 Guinea 57.45% 2006
135 Benin 56.14% 2006
136 Mali 52.28% 2006
137 Liberia 51.23% 1990
138 Mozambique 47.89% 1990
139 Niger 44.23% 2006
140 Chad 41.73% 2006
141 Afghanistan 36.2% 2006
142 Yemen 34.06% 1990

Citation

"Countries Compared by Education > Ratio of young literate females to males > % ages 15-24. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", World Development Indicators database. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Education/Ratio-of-young-literate-females-to-males/%-ages-15--24

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