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Education > Literacy Stats: compare key data on Bahrain & Saudi Arabia

Definitions

  • Adult literacy: Adult literacy rate (%).
  • Definition: This entry includes a definition of literacy and Census Bureau percentages for the total population, males, and females. There are no universal definitions and standards of literacy. Unless otherwise specified, all rates are based on the most common definition - the ability to read and write at a specified age. Detailing the standards that individual countries use to assess the ability to read and write is beyond the scope of our source. Information on literacy, while not a perfect measure of educational results, is probably the most easily available and valid for international comparisons.
  • Female: This entry includes a definition of literacy and Census Bureau percentages for the total population, males, and females. There are no universal definitions and standards of literacy. Unless otherwise specified, all rates are based on the most common definition - the ability to read and write at a specified age. Detailing the standards that individual countries use to assess the ability to read and write is beyond the scope of our source. Information on literacy, while not a perfect measure of educational results, is probably the most easily available and valid for international comparisons.
  • Female literates > Aged 15-19 per thousand people: Number of females aged 15-19 years, who are literate. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Female literates > Aged over 10 per thousand people: Number of females older than 10 years, who are literate. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Illiterates > Aged 10-14: Compares countries by number of male illiterates, in the age range 10 to 14. The data was gathered by the United Nations Statistics Division, whose self-declared mission is to compile and disseminate global statistical information, develop standards and norms for statistical activities, and support countries’ efforts to strengthen their national statistical systems
  • Illiterates > Aged 30-34 per thousand people: Compares countries by number of illiterate individuals, in the age range 30 to 34. The data was gathered by the United Nations Statistics Division, whose self-declared mission is to compile and disseminate global statistical information, develop standards and norms for statistical activities, and support countries’ efforts to strengthen their national statistical systems. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Illiterates > Aged 35-39: Compares countries by number of illiterate individuals, in the age range 35 to 39. The data was gathered by the United Nations Statistics Division, whose self-declared mission is to compile and disseminate global statistical information, develop standards and norms for statistical activities, and support countries’ efforts to strengthen their national statistical systems
  • Literates > Aged 15-19: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence.
  • Literates > Aged 15-19 per thousand people: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Literates > Aged over 10 per thousand people: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Male: This entry includes a definition of literacy and Census Bureau percentages for the total population, males, and females. There are no universal definitions and standards of literacy. Unless otherwise specified, all rates are based on the most common definition - the ability to read and write at a specified age. Detailing the standards that individual countries use to assess the ability to read and write is beyond the scope of our source. Information on literacy, while not a perfect measure of educational results, is probably the most easily available and valid for international comparisons.
  • Male illiterates > Aged 35-39 per thousand people: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Men above 14 years: Percent of male population above the age of 14 years that is literate.
  • Total population: This entry includes a definition of literacy and Census Bureau percentages for the total population, males, and females. There are no universal definitions and standards of literacy. Unless otherwise specified, all rates are based on the most common definition - the ability to read and write at a specified age. Detailing the standards that individual countries use to assess the ability to read and write is beyond the scope of our source. Information on literacy, while not a perfect measure of educational results, is probably the most easily available and valid for international comparisons.
  • Illiterates > Aged 25-29 per thousand people: Compares countries by number of illiterate individuals, in the age range 25 to 29. The data was gathered by the United Nations Statistics Division, whose self-declared mission is to compile and disseminate global statistical information, develop standards and norms for statistical activities, and support countries’ efforts to strengthen their national statistical systems. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Illiterates > Aged 15-19 per thousand people: Compares countries by number of illiterate individuals, in the age range 15 to 19. The data was gathered by the United Nations Statistics Division, whose self-declared mission is to compile and disseminate global statistical information, develop standards and norms for statistical activities, and support countries’ efforts to strengthen their national statistical systems. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Male illiterates > Aged 35-39: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence.
  • Female illiterates > Aged 35-39 per thousand people: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Female illiterates > Aged 25-29 per thousand people: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Illiterates > Aged 20-24: Compares countries by number of illiterate individuals, in the age range 20 to 24. The data was gathered by the United Nations Statistics Division, whose self-declared mission is to compile and disseminate global statistical information, develop standards and norms for statistical activities, and support countries’ efforts to strengthen their national statistical systems
  • Female literates > Aged 15-19: Number of females aged 15-19 years, who are literate.
  • Literates > Aged 40-44 per thousand people: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Illiterates > Aged 50-54 per thousand people: Compares countries by number of illiterate individuals, in the age range 50 to 54. The data was gathered by the United Nations Statistics Division, whose self-declared mission is to compile and disseminate global statistical information, develop standards and norms for statistical activities, and support countries’ efforts to strengthen their national statistical systems. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Women above 14 years: Percent of female population above the age of 14 years that is literate.
  • Male illiterates > Aged 45-49: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence.
  • Female literates > Aged 10-14: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence.
  • Male literates > Aged over 10: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence.
  • Male literates > Aged 30-34: Compares countries by number of male literates, in the age range 30 to 34. The data was gathered by the United Nations Statistics Division, whose self-declared mission is to compile and disseminate global statistical information, develop standards and norms for statistical activities, and support countries’ efforts to strengthen their national statistical systems
  • Female illiterates > Aged over 10: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence.
  • Female illiterates > Aged 15-19:

    Number of females aged 15-19 years, who are illiterate.

  • Illiterates > Aged 45-49: Compares countries by number of male illiterates, in the age range 45 to 49. The data was gathered by the United Nations Statistics Division, whose self-declared mission is to compile and disseminate global statistical information, develop standards and norms for statistical activities, and support countries’ efforts to strengthen their national statistical systems
  • Illiterates > Aged over 10: Compares countries by number of illiterate individuals aged over 10. The data was gathered by the United Nations Statistics Division, whose self-declared mission is to compile and disseminate global statistical information, develop standards and norms for statistical activities, and support countries’ efforts to strengthen their national statistical systems
  • Female illiterates > Aged 30-34: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence.
  • Male literates > Aged over 65: Compares countries by number of illiterate individuals aged over 65. The data was gathered by the United Nations Statistics Division, whose self-declared mission is to compile and disseminate global statistical information, develop standards and norms for statistical activities, and support countries’ efforts to strengthen their national statistical systems
  • Male literates > Aged 15-19: Compares countries by number of male literates, in the age range 15 to 19. The data was gathered by the United Nations Statistics Division, whose self-declared mission is to compile and disseminate global statistical information, develop standards and norms for statistical activities, and support countries’ efforts to strengthen their national statistical systems
  • Illiterates > Aged 50-54: Compares countries by number of illiterate individuals, in the age range 50 to 54. The data was gathered by the United Nations Statistics Division, whose self-declared mission is to compile and disseminate global statistical information, develop standards and norms for statistical activities, and support countries’ efforts to strengthen their national statistical systems
  • Male literates > Aged 60-64: Compares countries by number of male literates, in the age range 60 to 64. The data was gathered by the United Nations Statistics Division, whose self-declared mission is to compile and disseminate global statistical information, develop standards and norms for statistical activities, and support countries’ efforts to strengthen their national statistical systems
  • Literacy rate, youth total > % of people ages 15-24: Literacy rate, youth total (% of people ages 15-24). Youth (15-24) literacy rate (%). Total is the number of people age 15 to 24 years who can both read and write with understanding a short simple statement on their everyday life, divided by the population in that age group. Generally, u2018literacyu2019 also encompasses u2018numeracyu2019, the ability to make simple arithmetic calculations.
  • Literates > Aged 10-14 per thousand people: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Literates > Aged over 65 per thousand people: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Female illiterates > Aged 45-49 per thousand people: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Male literates > Aged 20-24: Compares countries by number of male literates, in the age range 20 to 24. The data was gathered by the United Nations Statistics Division, whose self-declared mission is to compile and disseminate global statistical information, develop standards and norms for statistical activities, and support countries’ efforts to strengthen their national statistical systems
  • Literates > Aged 60-64 per thousand people: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Literates > Aged 50-54 per thousand people: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Female illiterates > Aged over 10 per thousand people: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Male literates > Aged 25-29 per thousand people: Compares countries by number of male illiterates, in the age range 25 to 29. The data was gathered by the United Nations Statistics Division, whose self-declared mission is to compile and disseminate global statistical information, develop standards and norms for statistical activities, and support countries’ efforts to strengthen their national statistical systems. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Illiterates > Aged over 10 per thousand people: Compares countries by number of illiterate individuals aged over 10. The data was gathered by the United Nations Statistics Division, whose self-declared mission is to compile and disseminate global statistical information, develop standards and norms for statistical activities, and support countries’ efforts to strengthen their national statistical systems. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Illiterates > Aged 60-64 per thousand people: Compares countries by number of male illiterates, in the age range 60 to 64. The data was gathered by the United Nations Statistics Division, whose self-declared mission is to compile and disseminate global statistical information, develop standards and norms for statistical activities, and support countries’ efforts to strengthen their national statistical systems. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Female literates > Aged 20-24: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence.
  • Literates > Aged 25-29: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence.
  • Female illiterates > Aged 20-24: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence.
  • Female illiterates > Aged 25-29: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence.
  • Female literates > Aged 35-39: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence.
  • Female illiterates > Aged 35-39: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence.
  • Female literates > Aged over 10: Number of females older than 10 years, who are literate.
  • Literates > Aged 40-44: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence.
  • Female literates > Aged 60-64 per thousand people: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Literates > Aged 25-29 per thousand people: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Female literates > Aged 20-24 per thousand people: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Female illiterates > Aged 40-44 per thousand people: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Female illiterates > Aged 55-59 per thousand people: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Male illiterates > Aged 20-24 per thousand people: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Female illiterates > Aged 60-64 per thousand people: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Female literates > Aged 50-54 per thousand people: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Male illiterates > Aged 25-29 per thousand people: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Male literates > Aged 55-59 per thousand people: Compares countries by number of male literates, in the age range 55 to 59. The data was gathered by the United Nations Statistics Division, whose self-declared mission is to compile and disseminate global statistical information, develop standards and norms for statistical activities, and support countries’ efforts to strengthen their national statistical systems. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Illiterates > Aged 40-44 per thousand people: Compares countries by number of illiterate individuals, in the age range 40 to 44. The data was gathered by the United Nations Statistics Division, whose self-declared mission is to compile and disseminate global statistical information, develop standards and norms for statistical activities, and support countries’ efforts to strengthen their national statistical systems. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Literates > Aged 55-59 per thousand people: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Male literates > Aged 10-14 per thousand people: Compares countries by number of male literates, in the age range 10 to 14. The data was gathered by the United Nations Statistics Division, whose self-declared mission is to compile and disseminate global statistical information, develop standards and norms for statistical activities, and support countries’ efforts to strengthen their national statistical systems. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Male illiterates > Aged 60-64 per thousand people: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Male literates > Aged 15-19 per thousand people: Compares countries by number of male literates, in the age range 15 to 19. The data was gathered by the United Nations Statistics Division, whose self-declared mission is to compile and disseminate global statistical information, develop standards and norms for statistical activities, and support countries’ efforts to strengthen their national statistical systems. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Literates > Aged 35-39 per thousand people: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Literates > Aged 50-54: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence.
  • Illiterates > Aged 30-34: Compares countries by number of illiterate individuals, in the age range 30 to 34. The data was gathered by the United Nations Statistics Division, whose self-declared mission is to compile and disseminate global statistical information, develop standards and norms for statistical activities, and support countries’ efforts to strengthen their national statistical systems
  • Male illiterates > Aged 15-19: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence.
  • Illiterates > Aged 35-39 per thousand people: Compares countries by number of illiterate individuals, in the age range 35 to 39. The data was gathered by the United Nations Statistics Division, whose self-declared mission is to compile and disseminate global statistical information, develop standards and norms for statistical activities, and support countries’ efforts to strengthen their national statistical systems. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Male illiterates > Aged 10-14 per thousand people: Number of males aged 10-14 years, who are illiterate. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Male literates > Aged 10-14: Compares countries by number of male literates, in the age range 10 to 14. The data was gathered by the United Nations Statistics Division, whose self-declared mission is to compile and disseminate global statistical information, develop standards and norms for statistical activities, and support countries’ efforts to strengthen their national statistical systems
  • Male illiterates > Aged over 65 per thousand people: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Male illiterates > Aged 40-44 per thousand people: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Literates > Aged 10-14: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence.
  • Male illiterates > Aged 55-59: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence.
  • Female literates > Aged 40-44: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence.
  • Literates > Aged over 10: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence.
  • Male literates > Aged 60-64 per thousand people: Compares countries by number of male literates, in the age range 60 to 64. The data was gathered by the United Nations Statistics Division, whose self-declared mission is to compile and disseminate global statistical information, develop standards and norms for statistical activities, and support countries’ efforts to strengthen their national statistical systems. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Female literates > Aged 30-34 per thousand people: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Female illiterates > Aged over 65 per thousand people: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Literates > Aged 60-64: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence.
  • Literates > Aged over 65: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence.
  • Male illiterates > Aged 15-19 per thousand people: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Male illiterates > Aged 45-49 per thousand people: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Female literates > Aged over 65: Number of females older than 65 years, who are literate.
  • Literacy rate, youth female > % of females ages 15-24: Literacy rate, youth female (% of females ages 15-24). Youth (15-24) literacy rate (%). Female is the number of females age 15 to 24 years who can both read and write with understanding a short simple statement on their everyday life, divided by the female population in that age group. Generally, u2018literacyu2019 also encompasses u2018numeracyu2019, the ability to make simple arithmetic calculations.
  • Literacy rate, adult female > % of females ages 15 and above: Literacy rate, adult female (% of females ages 15 and above). Adult (15+) literacy rate (%). Female is the percentage of females age 15 and above who can, with understanding, read and write a short, simple statement on their everyday life. Generally, u2018literacyu2019 also encompasses u2018numeracyu2019, the ability to make simple arithmetic calculations. This indicator is calculated by dividing the number of female literates aged 15 years and over by the corresponding age group population and multiplying the result by 100.
  • Literacy rate, adult male > % of males ages 15 and above: Literacy rate, adult male (% of males ages 15 and above). Adult (15+) literacy rate (%). Male is the percentage of males age 15 and above who can, with understanding, read and write a short, simple statement on their everyday life. Generally, u2018literacyu2019 also encompasses u2018numeracyu2019, the ability to make simple arithmetic calculations. This indicator is calculated by dividing the number of male literates aged 15 years and over by the corresponding age group population and multiplying the result by 100.
  • Illiterates > Aged 15-19: Compares countries by number of illiterate individuals, in the age range 15 to 19. The data was gathered by the United Nations Statistics Division, whose self-declared mission is to compile and disseminate global statistical information, develop standards and norms for statistical activities, and support countries’ efforts to strengthen their national statistical systems
  • Female illiterates > Aged 10-14: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence.
  • Male illiterates > Aged 60-64: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence.
  • Illiterates > Aged 40-44: Compares countries by number of illiterate individuals, in the age range 40 to 44. The data was gathered by the United Nations Statistics Division, whose self-declared mission is to compile and disseminate global statistical information, develop standards and norms for statistical activities, and support countries’ efforts to strengthen their national statistical systems
  • Male literates > Aged 55-59: Compares countries by number of male literates, in the age range 55 to 59. The data was gathered by the United Nations Statistics Division, whose self-declared mission is to compile and disseminate global statistical information, develop standards and norms for statistical activities, and support countries’ efforts to strengthen their national statistical systems
  • Male illiterates > Aged 10-14: Number of males aged 10-14 years, who are illiterate.
  • Illiterates > Aged 60-64: Compares countries by number of male illiterates, in the age range 60 to 64. The data was gathered by the United Nations Statistics Division, whose self-declared mission is to compile and disseminate global statistical information, develop standards and norms for statistical activities, and support countries’ efforts to strengthen their national statistical systems
  • Female illiterates > Aged 30-34 per thousand people: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Female illiterates > Aged 50-54 per thousand people: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Illiterates > Aged over 65: Compares countries by number of illiterate individuals aged over 65. The data was gathered by the United Nations Statistics Division, whose self-declared mission is to compile and disseminate global statistical information, develop standards and norms for statistical activities, and support countries’ efforts to strengthen their national statistical systems
  • Male literates > Aged 25-29: Compares countries by number of male illiterates, in the age range 25 to 29. The data was gathered by the United Nations Statistics Division, whose self-declared mission is to compile and disseminate global statistical information, develop standards and norms for statistical activities, and support countries’ efforts to strengthen their national statistical systems
  • Male literates > Aged 40-44: Compares countries by number of male literates, in the age range 40 to 44. The data was gathered by the United Nations Statistics Division, whose self-declared mission is to compile and disseminate global statistical information, develop standards and norms for statistical activities, and support countries’ efforts to strengthen their national statistical systems
  • Illiterates > Aged 25-29: Compares countries by number of illiterate individuals, in the age range 25 to 29. The data was gathered by the United Nations Statistics Division, whose self-declared mission is to compile and disseminate global statistical information, develop standards and norms for statistical activities, and support countries’ efforts to strengthen their national statistical systems
  • Female literates > Aged 60-64: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence.
  • Male literates > Aged 50-54: Compares countries by number of male literates, in the age range 50 to 54. The data was gathered by the United Nations Statistics Division, whose self-declared mission is to compile and disseminate global statistical information, develop standards and norms for statistical activities, and support countries’ efforts to strengthen their national statistical systems.
  • Male illiterates > Aged 55-59 per thousand people: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Male literates > Aged 35-39 per thousand people: Compares countries by number of male literates, in the age range 35 to 39. The data was gathered by the United Nations Statistics Division, whose self-declared mission is to compile and disseminate global statistical information, develop standards and norms for statistical activities, and support countries’ efforts to strengthen their national statistical systems. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Illiterates > Aged 20-24 per thousand people: Compares countries by number of illiterate individuals, in the age range 20 to 24. The data was gathered by the United Nations Statistics Division, whose self-declared mission is to compile and disseminate global statistical information, develop standards and norms for statistical activities, and support countries’ efforts to strengthen their national statistical systems. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Literates > Aged 35-39: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence.
  • Female literates > Aged 30-34: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence.
  • Female illiterates > Aged 15-19 per thousand people:

    Number of females aged 15-19 years, who are illiterate.

    . Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Male illiterates > Aged over 65: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence.
  • Male illiterates > Aged 50-54: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence.
  • Literates > Aged 30-34: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence.
  • Female illiterates > Aged 55-59: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence.
  • Male illiterates > Aged 20-24: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence.
  • Female illiterates > Aged 40-44: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence.
  • Male illiterates > Aged 40-44: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence.
  • Female literates > Aged 50-54: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence.
  • Literates > Aged 55-59: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence.
  • Female literates > Aged 45-49: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence.
  • Female illiterates > Aged 60-64: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence.
  • Female illiterates > Aged 20-24 per thousand people: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Literates > Aged 30-34 per thousand people: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Male illiterates > Aged 50-54 per thousand people: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Female literates > Aged 45-49 per thousand people: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Female literates > Aged 55-59 per thousand people: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Ratio of young literate females to males > % ages 15-24: Ratio of young literate females to males (% ages 15-24). Gender parity index for youth literacy rate is the ratio of female youth literacy rate to male youth literacy rate. It is calculated by dividing the female value for the indicator by the male value for the indicator. A GPI equal to 1 indicates parity between females and males. In general, a value less than 1 indicates disparity in favor of males and a value greater than 1 indicates disparity in favor of females.
  • Literacy rate, adult total > % of people ages 15 and above: Literacy rate, adult total (% of people ages 15 and above). Adult (15+) literacy rate (%). Total is the percentage of the population age 15 and above who can, with understanding, read and write a short, simple statement on their everyday life. Generally, u2018literacyu2019 also encompasses u2018numeracyu2019, the ability to make simple arithmetic calculations. This indicator is calculated by dividing the number of literates aged 15 years and over by the corresponding age group population and multiplying the result by 100.
  • Female illiterates > Aged over 65: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence.
  • Literacy rate, youth male > % of males ages 15-24: 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.
  • Illiterates > Aged 55-59: Compares countries by number of male iliterate individuals, in the age range 55 to 59. The data was gathered by the United Nations Statistics Division, whose self-declared mission is to compile and disseminate global statistical information, develop standards and norms for statistical activities, and support countries’ efforts to strengthen their national statistical systems
  • Female illiterates > Aged 45-49: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence.
  • Literates > Aged 45-49: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence.
  • Male literates > Aged 45-49 per thousand people: Compares countries by number of male literates in the age range 45 to 49. The data was gathered by the United Nations Statistics Division, whose self-declared mission is to compile and disseminate global statistical information, develop standards and norms for statistical activities, and support countries’ efforts to strengthen their national statistical systems. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Illiterates > Aged 10-14 per thousand people: Compares countries by number of male illiterates, in the age range 10 to 14. The data was gathered by the United Nations Statistics Division, whose self-declared mission is to compile and disseminate global statistical information, develop standards and norms for statistical activities, and support countries’ efforts to strengthen their national statistical systems. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Male literates > Aged 30-34 per thousand people: Compares countries by number of male literates, in the age range 30 to 34. The data was gathered by the United Nations Statistics Division, whose self-declared mission is to compile and disseminate global statistical information, develop standards and norms for statistical activities, and support countries’ efforts to strengthen their national statistical systems. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Male literates > Aged 50-54 per thousand people: Compares countries by number of male literates, in the age range 50 to 54. The data was gathered by the United Nations Statistics Division, whose self-declared mission is to compile and disseminate global statistical information, develop standards and norms for statistical activities, and support countries’ efforts to strengthen their national statistical systems. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Male literates > Aged 40-44 per thousand people: Compares countries by number of male literates, in the age range 40 to 44. The data was gathered by the United Nations Statistics Division, whose self-declared mission is to compile and disseminate global statistical information, develop standards and norms for statistical activities, and support countries’ efforts to strengthen their national statistical systems. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Female literates > Aged over 65 per thousand people: Number of females older than 65 years, who are literate. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Male literates > Aged 20-24 per thousand people: Compares countries by number of male literates, in the age range 20 to 24. The data was gathered by the United Nations Statistics Division, whose self-declared mission is to compile and disseminate global statistical information, develop standards and norms for statistical activities, and support countries’ efforts to strengthen their national statistical systems. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Literates > Aged 45-49 per thousand people: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Illiterates > Aged over 65 per thousand people: Compares countries by number of illiterate individuals aged over 65. The data was gathered by the United Nations Statistics Division, whose self-declared mission is to compile and disseminate global statistical information, develop standards and norms for statistical activities, and support countries’ efforts to strengthen their national statistical systems. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Illiterates > Aged 55-59 per thousand people: Compares countries by number of male iliterate individuals, in the age range 55 to 59. The data was gathered by the United Nations Statistics Division, whose self-declared mission is to compile and disseminate global statistical information, develop standards and norms for statistical activities, and support countries’ efforts to strengthen their national statistical systems. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Male literates > Aged over 65 per thousand people: Compares countries by number of illiterate individuals aged over 65. The data was gathered by the United Nations Statistics Division, whose self-declared mission is to compile and disseminate global statistical information, develop standards and norms for statistical activities, and support countries’ efforts to strengthen their national statistical systems. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Female literates > Aged 35-39 per thousand people: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Female illiterates > Aged 50-54: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence.
  • Male illiterates > Aged 25-29: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence.
  • Female literates > Aged 55-59: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence.
  • Female literates > Aged 10-14 per thousand people: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Female illiterates > Aged 10-14 per thousand people: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Illiterates > Aged 45-49 per thousand people: Compares countries by number of male illiterates, in the age range 45 to 49. The data was gathered by the United Nations Statistics Division, whose self-declared mission is to compile and disseminate global statistical information, develop standards and norms for statistical activities, and support countries’ efforts to strengthen their national statistical systems. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Male literates > Aged 45-49: Compares countries by number of male literates in the age range 45 to 49. The data was gathered by the United Nations Statistics Division, whose self-declared mission is to compile and disseminate global statistical information, develop standards and norms for statistical activities, and support countries’ efforts to strengthen their national statistical systems
  • Male literates > Aged 35-39: Compares countries by number of male literates, in the age range 35 to 39. The data was gathered by the United Nations Statistics Division, whose self-declared mission is to compile and disseminate global statistical information, develop standards and norms for statistical activities, and support countries’ efforts to strengthen their national statistical systems
  • Female literates > Aged 40-44 per thousand people: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Male literates > Aged over 10 per thousand people: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
STAT Bahrain Saudi Arabia HISTORY
Adult literacy 88.8%
Ranked 60th. 4% more than Saudi Arabia
85%
Ranked 71st.

Definition age 15 and over can read and write age 15 and over can read and write
Female 85%
Ranked 85th. 20% more than Saudi Arabia
70.8%
Ranked 110th.
Female literates > Aged 15-19 per thousand people 28.16
Ranked 13th.
43.43
Ranked 3rd. 54% more than Bahrain
Female literates > Aged over 10 per thousand people 186.63
Ranked 22nd.
253.3
Ranked 4th. 36% more than Bahrain
Illiterates > Aged 10-14 187
Ranked 22nd.
45,211
Ranked 4th. 242 times more than Bahrain
Illiterates > Aged 30-34 per thousand people 5.34
Ranked 3rd.
10.32
Ranked 6th. 93% more than Bahrain
Illiterates > Aged 35-39 4,002
Ranked 11th.
298,442
Ranked 2nd. 75 times more than Bahrain
Literates > Aged 15-19 72,446
Ranked 12th.
2.12 million
Ranked 2nd. 29 times more than Bahrain
Literates > Aged 15-19 per thousand people 57.89
Ranked 13th.
88.74
Ranked 3rd. 53% more than Bahrain
Literates > Aged over 10 per thousand people 393.37
Ranked 22nd.
624.01
Ranked 4th. 59% more than Bahrain
Male 91.9%
Ranked 87th. 9% more than Saudi Arabia
84.7%
Ranked 102nd.
Male illiterates > Aged 35-39 per thousand people 2
Ranked 5th.
5.69
Ranked 5th. 3 times more than Bahrain
Men above 14 years 88.6%
Ranked 18th. 1% more than Saudi Arabia
87.5%
Ranked 24th.

Total population 89.1%
Ranked 82nd. 13% more than Saudi Arabia
78.8%
Ranked 112th.
Illiterates > Aged 25-29 per thousand people 6.56
Ranked 2nd.
7.68
Ranked 6th. 17% more than Bahrain
Illiterates > Aged 15-19 per thousand people 0.213
Ranked 13th.
2.72
Ranked 6th. 13 times more than Bahrain
Male illiterates > Aged 35-39 2,500
Ranked 11th.
135,562
Ranked 2nd. 54 times more than Bahrain
Female illiterates > Aged 35-39 per thousand people 1.2
Ranked 7th.
6.83
Ranked 5th. 6 times more than Bahrain
Female illiterates > Aged 25-29 per thousand people 2.25
Ranked 3rd.
3.72
Ranked 5th. 66% more than Bahrain
Illiterates > Aged 20-24 3,132
Ranked 12th.
108,957
Ranked 3rd. 35 times more than Bahrain
Female literates > Aged 15-19 35,239
Ranked 12th.
1.04 million
Ranked 2nd. 29 times more than Bahrain
Literates > Aged 40-44 per thousand people 81.53
Ranked 4th. 74% more than Saudi Arabia
46.99
Ranked 5th.
Illiterates > Aged 50-54 per thousand people 3.13
Ranked 7th.
10.04
Ranked 5th. 3 times more than Bahrain
Women above 14 years 83.6%
Ranked 17th. 10% more than Saudi Arabia
76.3%
Ranked 22nd.

Male illiterates > Aged 45-49 1,730
Ranked 11th.
107,516
Ranked 2nd. 62 times more than Bahrain
Female literates > Aged 10-14 23,805
Ranked 22nd.
1.29 million
Ranked 2nd. 54 times more than Bahrain
Male literates > Aged over 10 144,455
Ranked 22nd.
8.84 million
Ranked 1st. 61 times more than Bahrain
Male literates > Aged 30-34 107,093
Ranked 13th.
1.16 million
Ranked 1st. 11 times more than Bahrain
Female illiterates > Aged over 10 21,959
Ranked 19th.
1.5 million
Ranked 2nd. 68 times more than Bahrain
Female illiterates > Aged 15-19 152
Ranked 13th.
45,916
Ranked 3rd. 302 times more than Bahrain
Illiterates > Aged 45-49 4,058
Ranked 10th.
267,604
Ranked 2nd. 66 times more than Bahrain
Illiterates > Aged over 10 31,756
Ranked 19th.
2.6 million
Ranked 2nd. 82 times more than Bahrain
Female illiterates > Aged 30-34 2,407
Ranked 10th.
124,675
Ranked 3rd. 52 times more than Bahrain
Male literates > Aged over 65 8,662
Ranked 1st.
130,050
Ranked 1st. 15 times more than Bahrain
Male literates > Aged 15-19 37,207
Ranked 12th.
1.08 million
Ranked 2nd. 29 times more than Bahrain
Illiterates > Aged 50-54 3,916
Ranked 10th.
239,347
Ranked 2nd. 61 times more than Bahrain
Male literates > Aged 60-64 9,379
Ranked 13th.
100,781
Ranked 2nd. 11 times more than Bahrain
Literacy rate, youth total > % of people ages 15-24 98.16%
Ranked 14th. About the same as Saudi Arabia
98.02%
Ranked 44th.

Literates > Aged 10-14 per thousand people 70.09
Ranked 14th.
106.41
Ranked 1st. 52% more than Bahrain
Literates > Aged over 65 per thousand people 10.31
Ranked 3rd. 50% more than Saudi Arabia
6.86
Ranked 2nd.
Female illiterates > Aged 45-49 per thousand people 1.86
Ranked 6th.
6.72
Ranked 5th. 4 times more than Bahrain
Male literates > Aged 20-24 65,051
Ranked 13th.
1.01 million
Ranked 2nd. 16 times more than Bahrain
Literates > Aged 60-64 per thousand people 11.09
Ranked 13th. 2 times more than Saudi Arabia
5.39
Ranked 5th.
Literates > Aged 50-54 per thousand people 45.25
Ranked 6th. 3 times more than Saudi Arabia
17.57
Ranked 5th.
Female illiterates > Aged over 10 per thousand people 31.43
Ranked 13th.
63
Ranked 5th. Twice as much as Bahrain
Male literates > Aged 25-29 per thousand people 97.02
Ranked 2nd. 84% more than Saudi Arabia
52.75
Ranked 2nd.
Illiterates > Aged over 10 per thousand people 45.45
Ranked 14th.
108.98
Ranked 5th. 2 times more than Bahrain
Illiterates > Aged 60-64 per thousand people 2.34
Ranked 9th.
7.84
Ranked 5th. 3 times more than Bahrain
Female literates > Aged 20-24 44,194
Ranked 12th.
884,390
Ranked 1st. 20 times more than Bahrain
Literates > Aged 25-29 174,020
Ranked 13th.
2.11 million
Ranked 1st. 12 times more than Bahrain
Female illiterates > Aged 20-24 1,816
Ranked 10th.
62,040
Ranked 3rd. 34 times more than Bahrain
Female illiterates > Aged 25-29 2,810
Ranked 10th.
88,602
Ranked 3rd. 32 times more than Bahrain
Female literates > Aged 35-39 39,611
Ranked 12th.
525,393
Ranked 1st. 13 times more than Bahrain
Female illiterates > Aged 35-39 1,502
Ranked 10th.
162,880
Ranked 2nd. 108 times more than Bahrain
Female literates > Aged over 10 130,410
Ranked 22nd.
6.04 million
Ranked 1st. 46 times more than Bahrain
Literates > Aged 40-44 102,034
Ranked 13th.
1.12 million
Ranked 1st. 11 times more than Bahrain
Female literates > Aged 60-64 per thousand people 3.6
Ranked 14th. 3 times more than Saudi Arabia
1.17
Ranked 5th.
Literates > Aged 25-29 per thousand people 139.05
Ranked 2nd. 57% more than Saudi Arabia
88.53
Ranked 2nd.
Female literates > Aged 20-24 per thousand people 35.31
Ranked 13th.
37.1
Ranked 3rd. 5% more than Bahrain
Female illiterates > Aged 40-44 per thousand people 1.43
Ranked 7th.
7.01
Ranked 5th. 5 times more than Bahrain
Female illiterates > Aged 55-59 per thousand people 1.77
Ranked 7th.
5.24
Ranked 5th. 3 times more than Bahrain
Male illiterates > Aged 20-24 per thousand people 1.05
Ranked 7th.
1.97
Ranked 6th. 87% more than Bahrain
Female illiterates > Aged 60-64 per thousand people 1.83
Ranked 9th.
5.1
Ranked 5th. 3 times more than Bahrain
Female literates > Aged 50-54 per thousand people 14.7
Ranked 13th. 4 times more than Saudi Arabia
4.07
Ranked 6th.
Male illiterates > Aged 25-29 per thousand people 4.32
Ranked 3rd. 9% more than Saudi Arabia
3.97
Ranked 5th.
Male literates > Aged 55-59 per thousand people 17.7
Ranked 4th. 3 times more than Saudi Arabia
6.96
Ranked 5th.
Illiterates > Aged 40-44 per thousand people 3.3
Ranked 5th.
12.52
Ranked 5th. 4 times more than Bahrain
Literates > Aged 55-59 per thousand people 25.59
Ranked 11th. 3 times more than Saudi Arabia
9.06
Ranked 5th.
Male literates > Aged 10-14 per thousand people 36.02
Ranked 14th.
52.18
Ranked 1st. 45% more than Bahrain
Male illiterates > Aged 60-64 per thousand people 0.506
Ranked 11th.
2.74
Ranked 5th. 5 times more than Bahrain
Male literates > Aged 15-19 per thousand people 29.73
Ranked 13th.
45.31
Ranked 3rd. 52% more than Bahrain
Literates > Aged 35-39 per thousand people 102.04
Ranked 2nd. 56% more than Saudi Arabia
65.32
Ranked 2nd.
Literates > Aged 50-54 56,637
Ranked 13th.
418,883
Ranked 2nd. 7 times more than Bahrain
Illiterates > Aged 30-34 6,682
Ranked 11th.
246,093
Ranked 2nd. 37 times more than Bahrain
Male illiterates > Aged 15-19 115
Ranked 14th.
18,818
Ranked 3rd. 164 times more than Bahrain
Illiterates > Aged 35-39 per thousand people 3.2
Ranked 5th.
12.52
Ranked 6th. 4 times more than Bahrain
Male illiterates > Aged 10-14 per thousand people 0.162
Ranked 19th.
0.612
Ranked 6th. 4 times more than Bahrain
Male literates > Aged 10-14 25,168
Ranked 22nd.
1.24 million
Ranked 2nd. 49 times more than Bahrain
Male illiterates > Aged over 65 per thousand people 3.38
Ranked 3rd.
8.46
Ranked 3rd. 3 times more than Bahrain
Male illiterates > Aged 40-44 per thousand people 1.87
Ranked 5th.
5.51
Ranked 5th. 3 times more than Bahrain
Literates > Aged 10-14 48,973
Ranked 22nd.
2.54 million
Ranked 2nd. 52 times more than Bahrain
Male illiterates > Aged 55-59 886
Ranked 11th.
64,989
Ranked 2nd. 73 times more than Bahrain
Female literates > Aged 40-44 33,006
Ranked 12th.
327,754
Ranked 1st. 10 times more than Bahrain
Literates > Aged over 10 274,865
Ranked 22nd.
14.88 million
Ranked 1st. 54 times more than Bahrain
Male literates > Aged 60-64 per thousand people 7.49
Ranked 12th. 77% more than Saudi Arabia
4.23
Ranked 5th.
Female literates > Aged 30-34 per thousand people 38.09
Ranked 4th. 26% more than Saudi Arabia
30.27
Ranked 4th.
Female illiterates > Aged over 65 per thousand people 7.24
Ranked 3rd.
11.22
Ranked 3rd. 55% more than Bahrain
Literates > Aged 60-64 13,882
Ranked 12th.
128,586
Ranked 3rd. 9 times more than Bahrain
Literates > Aged over 65 12,905
Ranked 1st.
163,525
Ranked 1st. 13 times more than Bahrain
Male illiterates > Aged 15-19 per thousand people 0.0919
Ranked 14th.
0.789
Ranked 6th. 9 times more than Bahrain
Male illiterates > Aged 45-49 per thousand people 1.38
Ranked 6th.
4.51
Ranked 5th. 3 times more than Bahrain
Female literates > Aged over 65 4,243
Ranked 2nd.
33,475
Ranked 1st. 8 times more than Bahrain
Literacy rate, youth female > % of females ages 15-24 97.58%
Ranked 19th. 1% more than Saudi Arabia
97.01%
Ranked 50th.

Literacy rate, adult female > % of females ages 15 and above 91.61%
Ranked 13th. 11% more than Saudi Arabia
82.24%
Ranked 57th.

Literacy rate, adult male > % of males ages 15 and above 96.14%
Ranked 9th. 6% more than Saudi Arabia
90.85%
Ranked 51st.

Illiterates > Aged 15-19 267
Ranked 13th.
64,734
Ranked 3rd. 242 times more than Bahrain
Female illiterates > Aged 10-14 74
Ranked 22nd.
30,626
Ranked 3rd. 414 times more than Bahrain
Male illiterates > Aged 60-64 633
Ranked 11th.
65,368
Ranked 2nd. 103 times more than Bahrain
Illiterates > Aged 40-44 4,132
Ranked 11th.
298,553
Ranked 2nd. 72 times more than Bahrain
Male literates > Aged 55-59 22,155
Ranked 13th.
165,970
Ranked 2nd. 7 times more than Bahrain
Male illiterates > Aged 10-14 113
Ranked 22nd.
14,585
Ranked 4th. 129 times more than Bahrain
Illiterates > Aged 60-64 2,923
Ranked 10th.
186,926
Ranked 2nd. 64 times more than Bahrain
Female illiterates > Aged 30-34 per thousand people 1.92
Ranked 3rd.
5.23
Ranked 5th. 3 times more than Bahrain
Female illiterates > Aged 50-54 per thousand people 2.06
Ranked 6th.
6.12
Ranked 5th. 3 times more than Bahrain
Illiterates > Aged over 65 13,281
Ranked 1st.
469,152
Ranked 2nd. 35 times more than Bahrain
Male literates > Aged 25-29 121,427
Ranked 12th.
1.26 million
Ranked 1st. 10 times more than Bahrain
Male literates > Aged 40-44 69,028
Ranked 13th.
792,454
Ranked 1st. 11 times more than Bahrain
Illiterates > Aged 25-29 8,212
Ranked 11th.
183,127
Ranked 3rd. 22 times more than Bahrain
Female literates > Aged 60-64 4,503
Ranked 12th.
27,805
Ranked 3rd. 6 times more than Bahrain
Male literates > Aged 50-54 38,243
Ranked 13th.
321,857
Ranked 2nd. 8 times more than Bahrain
Male illiterates > Aged 55-59 per thousand people 0.708
Ranked 10th.
2.73
Ranked 6th. 4 times more than Bahrain
Male literates > Aged 35-39 per thousand people 70.39
Ranked 2nd. 63% more than Saudi Arabia
43.28
Ranked 2nd.
Illiterates > Aged 20-24 per thousand people 2.5
Ranked 5th.
4.57
Ranked 6th. 83% more than Bahrain
Literates > Aged 35-39 127,700
Ranked 13th.
1.56 million
Ranked 1st. 12 times more than Bahrain
Female literates > Aged 30-34 47,673
Ranked 13th.
721,544
Ranked 1st. 15 times more than Bahrain
Female illiterates > Aged 15-19 per thousand people 0.121
Ranked 12th.
1.93
Ranked 6th. 16 times more than Bahrain
Male illiterates > Aged over 65 4,226
Ranked 1st.
201,639
Ranked 2nd. 48 times more than Bahrain
Male illiterates > Aged 50-54 1,338
Ranked 11th.
93,442
Ranked 2nd. 70 times more than Bahrain
Literates > Aged 30-34 154,766
Ranked 13th.
1.88 million
Ranked 1st. 12 times more than Bahrain
Female illiterates > Aged 55-59 2,221
Ranked 10th.
124,904
Ranked 2nd. 56 times more than Bahrain
Male illiterates > Aged 20-24 1,316
Ranked 12th.
46,917
Ranked 3rd. 36 times more than Bahrain
Female illiterates > Aged 40-44 1,786
Ranked 10th.
167,134
Ranked 2nd. 94 times more than Bahrain
Male illiterates > Aged 40-44 2,346
Ranked 11th.
131,419
Ranked 2nd. 56 times more than Bahrain
Female literates > Aged 50-54 18,394
Ranked 12th.
97,026
Ranked 3rd. 5 times more than Bahrain
Literates > Aged 55-59 32,026
Ranked 13th.
215,904
Ranked 2nd. 7 times more than Bahrain
Female literates > Aged 45-49 26,828
Ranked 12th.
190,198
Ranked 2nd. 7 times more than Bahrain
Female illiterates > Aged 60-64 2,290
Ranked 10th.
121,558
Ranked 2nd. 53 times more than Bahrain
Female illiterates > Aged 20-24 per thousand people 1.45
Ranked 4th.
2.6
Ranked 5th. 79% more than Bahrain
Literates > Aged 30-34 per thousand people 123.66
Ranked 2nd. 57% more than Saudi Arabia
78.82
Ranked 2nd.
Male illiterates > Aged 50-54 per thousand people 1.07
Ranked 9th.
3.92
Ranked 6th. 4 times more than Bahrain
Female literates > Aged 45-49 per thousand people 21.44
Ranked 13th. 3 times more than Saudi Arabia
7.98
Ranked 5th.
Female literates > Aged 55-59 per thousand people 7.89
Ranked 13th. 4 times more than Saudi Arabia
2.09
Ranked 5th.
Ratio of young literate females to males > % ages 15-24 98.95%
Ranked 23th. 1% more than Saudi Arabia
97.99%
Ranked 62nd.

Literacy rate, adult total > % of people ages 15 and above 94.56%
Ranked 9th. 8% more than Saudi Arabia
87.16%
Ranked 54th.

Female illiterates > Aged over 65 9,055
Ranked 1st.
267,513
Ranked 2nd. 30 times more than Bahrain
Literacy rate, youth male > % of males ages 15-24 98.62%
Ranked 8th.
99%
Ranked 32nd. About the same as Bahrain

Illiterates > Aged 55-59 3,107
Ranked 10th.
189,893
Ranked 2nd. 61 times more than Bahrain
Female illiterates > Aged 45-49 2,328
Ranked 10th.
160,088
Ranked 2nd. 69 times more than Bahrain
Literates > Aged 45-49 77,398
Ranked 13th.
734,170
Ranked 1st. 9 times more than Bahrain
Male literates > Aged 45-49 per thousand people 40.41
Ranked 2nd. 77% more than Saudi Arabia
22.82
Ranked 4th.
Illiterates > Aged 10-14 per thousand people 0.268
Ranked 19th.
1.9
Ranked 6th. 7 times more than Bahrain
Male literates > Aged 30-34 per thousand people 85.57
Ranked 2nd. 76% more than Saudi Arabia
48.55
Ranked 2nd.
Male literates > Aged 50-54 per thousand people 30.56
Ranked 3rd. 2 times more than Saudi Arabia
13.5
Ranked 5th.
Male literates > Aged 40-44 per thousand people 55.16
Ranked 2nd. 66% more than Saudi Arabia
33.24
Ranked 3rd.
Female literates > Aged over 65 per thousand people 3.39
Ranked 3rd. 2 times more than Saudi Arabia
1.4
Ranked 2nd.
Male literates > Aged 20-24 per thousand people 51.98
Ranked 5th. 23% more than Saudi Arabia
42.43
Ranked 3rd.
Literates > Aged 45-49 per thousand people 61.84
Ranked 6th. Twice as much as Saudi Arabia
30.8
Ranked 5th.
Illiterates > Aged over 65 per thousand people 10.61
Ranked 3rd.
19.68
Ranked 3rd. 85% more than Bahrain
Illiterates > Aged 55-59 per thousand people 2.48
Ranked 9th.
7.97
Ranked 5th. 3 times more than Bahrain
Male literates > Aged over 65 per thousand people 6.92
Ranked 3rd. 27% more than Saudi Arabia
5.46
Ranked 2nd.
Female literates > Aged 35-39 per thousand people 31.65
Ranked 8th. 44% more than Saudi Arabia
22.04
Ranked 5th.
Female illiterates > Aged 50-54 2,578
Ranked 10th.
145,905
Ranked 2nd. 57 times more than Bahrain
Male illiterates > Aged 25-29 5,402
Ranked 10th.
94,525
Ranked 3rd. 17 times more than Bahrain
Female literates > Aged 55-59 9,871
Ranked 12th.
49,934
Ranked 3rd. 5 times more than Bahrain
Female literates > Aged 10-14 per thousand people 34.07
Ranked 15th.
54.23
Ranked 1st. 59% more than Bahrain
Female illiterates > Aged 10-14 per thousand people 0.106
Ranked 19th.
1.28
Ranked 6th. 12 times more than Bahrain
Illiterates > Aged 45-49 per thousand people 3.24
Ranked 7th.
11.23
Ranked 5th. 3 times more than Bahrain
Male literates > Aged 45-49 50,570
Ranked 13th.
543,972
Ranked 1st. 11 times more than Bahrain
Male literates > Aged 35-39 88,089
Ranked 13th.
1.03 million
Ranked 1st. 12 times more than Bahrain
Female literates > Aged 40-44 per thousand people 26.37
Ranked 12th. 92% more than Saudi Arabia
13.75
Ranked 5th.
Male literates > Aged over 10 per thousand people 206.73
Ranked 23th.
370.71
Ranked 3rd. 79% more than Bahrain

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