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  • 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 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.
  • 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
  • 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.
  • Female literates > Aged 15-19: Number of females aged 15-19 years, who are literate.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Male illiterates > Aged 35-39: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence.
  • 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.
  • Women above 14 years: Percent of female population above the age of 14 years that is literate.
  • 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.
  • Literates > Aged 60-64: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence.
  • 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 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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 15-19:

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

  • Male illiterates > Aged 10-14: Number of males aged 10-14 years, who are illiterate.
  • Female illiterates > Aged 30-34: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence.
  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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 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 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 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
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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 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.
  • 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.
  • Literates > Aged 35-39: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence.
  • 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 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.
  • 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 illiterates > Aged 25-29: 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 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 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 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.
  • 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 25-29 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 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 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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 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 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.
  • 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 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Literates > Aged 50-54: Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence.
  • Female literates > Aged 55-59: 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.
  • 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.
  • 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 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
  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
STAT Egypt Tunisia HISTORY
Adult literacy 72%
Ranked 88th.
77.7%
Ranked 80th. 8% more than Egypt
Definition age 15 and over can read and write age 15 and over can read and write
Female 59.4%
Ranked 8th.
65.3%
Ranked 15th. 10% more than Egypt

Female literates > Aged 15-19 per thousand people 7.94
Ranked 7th.
49.22
Ranked 1st. 6 times more than Egypt
Female literates > Aged over 10 per thousand people 143.5
Ranked 5th.
288.05
Ranked 3rd. Twice as much as Egypt
Illiterates > Aged 10-14 7.37 million
Ranked 1st. 329 times more than Tunisia
22,400
Ranked 5th.
Illiterates > Aged 30-34 per thousand people 45.46
Ranked 1st. 4 times more than Tunisia
11.94
Ranked 4th.
Illiterates > Aged 35-39 2.92 million
Ranked 1st. 17 times more than Tunisia
168,700
Ranked 4th.
Literates > Aged 15-19 999,281
Ranked 3rd.
1.01 million
Ranked 3rd. 1% more than Egypt
Literates > Aged 15-19 per thousand people 13.69
Ranked 7th.
101.85
Ranked 1st. 7 times more than Egypt
Literates > Aged over 10 per thousand people 233.23
Ranked 5th.
641.26
Ranked 3rd. 3 times more than Egypt
Male 83%
Ranked 7th.
83.4%
Ranked 16th. About the same as Egypt

Male illiterates > Aged 35-39 per thousand people 23.45
Ranked 1st. 5 times more than Tunisia
4.35
Ranked 6th.
Men above 14 years 83%
Ranked 7th.
83.4%
Ranked 26th. About the same as Egypt
Total population 71.4%
Ranked 9th.
74.3%
Ranked 15th. 4% more than Egypt

Illiterates > Aged 15-19 per thousand people 103.29
Ranked 1st. 22 times more than Tunisia
4.63
Ranked 4th.
Illiterates > Aged 20-24 6.39 million
Ranked 1st. 90 times more than Tunisia
70,800
Ranked 4th.
Illiterates > Aged 25-29 per thousand people 65.4
Ranked 1st. 7 times more than Tunisia
9.51
Ranked 4th.
Female literates > Aged 15-19 579,490
Ranked 3rd. 19% more than Tunisia
488,900
Ranked 3rd.
Illiterates > Aged 50-54 per thousand people 19.65
Ranked 2nd. 13% more than Tunisia
17.34
Ranked 4th.
Literates > Aged 40-44 per thousand people 23.77
Ranked 6th.
49.6
Ranked 4th. 2 times more than Egypt
Female illiterates > Aged 35-39 per thousand people 16.5
Ranked 2nd. 31% more than Tunisia
12.65
Ranked 4th.
Male illiterates > Aged 35-39 1.71 million
Ranked 1st. 40 times more than Tunisia
43,200
Ranked 4th.
Female illiterates > Aged 25-29 per thousand people 30.43
Ranked 2nd. 4 times more than Tunisia
7.04
Ranked 4th.
Women above 14 years 59.4%
Ranked 7th.
65.3%
Ranked 26th. 10% more than Egypt
Literates > Aged 10-14 347,384
Ranked 4th.
968,800
Ranked 3rd. 3 times more than Egypt
Male illiterates > Aged 55-59 685,075
Ranked 1st. 14 times more than Tunisia
49,700
Ranked 3rd.
Female literates > Aged 40-44 1.12 million
Ranked 3rd. 5 times more than Tunisia
210,600
Ranked 3rd.
Literates > Aged over 10 17.02 million
Ranked 3rd. 3 times more than Tunisia
6.37 million
Ranked 3rd.
Literates > Aged 60-64 1.05 million
Ranked 2nd. 13 times more than Tunisia
82,100
Ranked 4th.
Male illiterates > Aged 45-49 1.24 million
Ranked 1st. 30 times more than Tunisia
41,500
Ranked 4th.
Female literates > Aged 10-14 204,823
Ranked 4th.
467,700
Ranked 3rd. 2 times more than Egypt
Male illiterates > Aged 15-19 per thousand people 54.24
Ranked 1st. 33 times more than Tunisia
1.66
Ranked 5th.
Male illiterates > Aged 45-49 per thousand people 16.99
Ranked 1st. 4 times more than Tunisia
4.18
Ranked 6th.
Literacy rate, youth female > % of females ages 15-24 86.05%
Ranked 1st.
96.09%
Ranked 23th. 12% more than Egypt

Literacy rate, adult female > % of females ages 15 and above 65.76%
Ranked 1st.
71.09%
Ranked 24th. 8% more than Egypt

Literacy rate, adult male > % of males ages 15 and above 81.68%
Ranked 1st.
87.38%
Ranked 22nd. 7% more than Egypt

Male literates > Aged over 10 6.55 million
Ranked 3rd. 87% more than Tunisia
3.51 million
Ranked 3rd.
Male literates > Aged 30-34 524,636
Ranked 3rd. 58% more than Tunisia
332,600
Ranked 3rd.
Female illiterates > Aged over 10 17.62 million
Ranked 1st. 14 times more than Tunisia
1.28 million
Ranked 3rd.
Illiterates > Aged 15-19 7.54 million
Ranked 1st. 164 times more than Tunisia
46,000
Ranked 4th.
Female illiterates > Aged 10-14 3.51 million
Ranked 1st. 260 times more than Tunisia
13,500
Ranked 5th.
Male illiterates > Aged 60-64 468,546
Ranked 2nd. 8 times more than Tunisia
60,400
Ranked 3rd.
Illiterates > Aged 40-44 2.35 million
Ranked 1st. 15 times more than Tunisia
157,200
Ranked 3rd.
Male literates > Aged 55-59 528,185
Ranked 3rd. 5 times more than Tunisia
96,500
Ranked 3rd.
Illiterates > Aged 45-49 1.92 million
Ranked 1st. 11 times more than Tunisia
167,200
Ranked 3rd.
Illiterates > Aged over 10 40.37 million
Ranked 1st. 21 times more than Tunisia
1.89 million
Ranked 4th.
Illiterates > Aged 60-64 653,641
Ranked 3rd. 4 times more than Tunisia
170,500
Ranked 3rd.
Female illiterates > Aged 15-19 3.58 million
Ranked 1st. 121 times more than Tunisia
29,500
Ranked 4th.
Male illiterates > Aged 10-14 3.86 million
Ranked 1st. 434 times more than Tunisia
8,900
Ranked 5th.
Female illiterates > Aged 30-34 1.43 million
Ranked 2nd. 16 times more than Tunisia
90,300
Ranked 4th.
Male literates > Aged 15-19 419,791
Ranked 3rd.
522,700
Ranked 3rd. 25% more than Egypt
Illiterates > Aged 50-54 1.43 million
Ranked 2nd. 8 times more than Tunisia
172,200
Ranked 3rd.
Female illiterates > Aged 30-34 per thousand people 19.59
Ranked 2nd. 2 times more than Tunisia
9.09
Ranked 4th.
Male literates > Aged 60-64 430,024
Ranked 3rd. 7 times more than Tunisia
63,400
Ranked 3rd.
Literacy rate, youth total > % of people ages 15-24 89.28%
Ranked 1st.
97.17%
Ranked 20th. 9% more than Egypt

Female illiterates > Aged 50-54 per thousand people 6.59
Ranked 6th.
12.72
Ranked 3rd. 93% more than Egypt
Literates > Aged 10-14 per thousand people 4.76
Ranked 6th.
97.54
Ranked 2nd. 20 times more than Egypt
Female illiterates > Aged 45-49 per thousand people 9.28
Ranked 3rd.
12.65
Ranked 4th. 36% more than Egypt
Male literates > Aged 25-29 599,581
Ranked 3rd. 50% more than Tunisia
401,000
Ranked 3rd.
Male literates > Aged 40-44 615,912
Ranked 3rd. 2 times more than Tunisia
282,000
Ranked 3rd.
Illiterates > Aged 25-29 4.77 million
Ranked 1st. 51 times more than Tunisia
94,500
Ranked 4th.
Female literates > Aged 60-64 620,514
Ranked 1st. 33 times more than Tunisia
18,700
Ranked 4th.
Male literates > Aged 20-24 599,158
Ranked 3rd. 24% more than Tunisia
482,700
Ranked 3rd.
Male literates > Aged 50-54 588,966
Ranked 3rd. 3 times more than Tunisia
170,100
Ranked 3rd.
Male illiterates > Aged 55-59 per thousand people 9.39
Ranked 1st. 88% more than Tunisia
5
Ranked 4th.
Literates > Aged 50-54 per thousand people 22.25
Ranked 4th.
26.27
Ranked 4th. 18% more than Egypt
Female illiterates > Aged over 10 per thousand people 241.38
Ranked 2nd. 87% more than Tunisia
129.13
Ranked 4th.
Literates > Aged 60-64 per thousand people 14.39
Ranked 3rd. 74% more than Tunisia
8.27
Ranked 4th.
Male literates > Aged 35-39 per thousand people 8.17
Ranked 6th.
30.43
Ranked 4th. 4 times more than Egypt
Male literates > Aged 25-29 per thousand people 8.21
Ranked 7th.
40.37
Ranked 3rd. 5 times more than Egypt
Illiterates > Aged 20-24 per thousand people 87.54
Ranked 1st. 12 times more than Tunisia
7.13
Ranked 4th.
Illiterates > Aged over 10 per thousand people 553.02
Ranked 1st. 3 times more than Tunisia
190.36
Ranked 4th.
Literates > Aged 35-39 1.73 million
Ranked 3rd. 3 times more than Tunisia
547,700
Ranked 3rd.
Illiterates > Aged 60-64 per thousand people 8.96
Ranked 4th.
17.17
Ranked 3rd. 92% more than Egypt
Female literates > Aged 30-34 881,071
Ranked 3rd. 3 times more than Tunisia
293,300
Ranked 3rd.
Female illiterates > Aged 15-19 per thousand people 49.05
Ranked 1st. 17 times more than Tunisia
2.97
Ranked 4th.
Female literates > Aged 35-39 1.14 million
Ranked 3rd. 5 times more than Tunisia
245,400
Ranked 3rd.
Female illiterates > Aged 35-39 1.2 million
Ranked 2nd. 10 times more than Tunisia
125,600
Ranked 4th.
Female illiterates > Aged 25-29 2.22 million
Ranked 1st. 32 times more than Tunisia
69,900
Ranked 4th.
Male illiterates > Aged 50-54 952,893
Ranked 1st. 21 times more than Tunisia
46,000
Ranked 3rd.
Literates > Aged 30-34 1.41 million
Ranked 3rd. 2 times more than Tunisia
625,900
Ranked 3rd.
Female illiterates > Aged 55-59 282,667
Ranked 3rd. 3 times more than Tunisia
111,500
Ranked 3rd.
Male illiterates > Aged 20-24 3.43 million
Ranked 1st. 162 times more than Tunisia
21,100
Ranked 4th.
Female literates > Aged 20-24 878,956
Ranked 3rd. 94% more than Tunisia
453,800
Ranked 3rd.
Literates > Aged 25-29 1.61 million
Ranked 3rd. 2 times more than Tunisia
776,100
Ranked 3rd.
Female illiterates > Aged 20-24 2.96 million
Ranked 1st. 59 times more than Tunisia
49,800
Ranked 4th.
Female illiterates > Aged 40-44 902,147
Ranked 2nd. 8 times more than Tunisia
115,300
Ranked 3rd.
Male illiterates > Aged 40-44 1.45 million
Ranked 1st. 35 times more than Tunisia
41,900
Ranked 4th.
Female literates > Aged 50-54 1.04 million
Ranked 1st. 11 times more than Tunisia
90,700
Ranked 4th.
Literates > Aged 55-59 1.3 million
Ranked 1st. 9 times more than Tunisia
141,800
Ranked 4th.
Female literates > Aged 45-49 1.12 million
Ranked 2nd. 7 times more than Tunisia
152,300
Ranked 3rd.
Female illiterates > Aged 60-64 185,095
Ranked 3rd. 68% more than Tunisia
110,100
Ranked 3rd.
Female literates > Aged over 10 10.47 million
Ranked 3rd. 4 times more than Tunisia
2.86 million
Ranked 3rd.
Literates > Aged 40-44 1.73 million
Ranked 3rd. 4 times more than Tunisia
492,600
Ranked 3rd.
Female literates > Aged 60-64 per thousand people 8.5
Ranked 2nd. 5 times more than Tunisia
1.88
Ranked 3rd.
Female illiterates > Aged 20-24 per thousand people 40.57
Ranked 1st. 8 times more than Tunisia
5.01
Ranked 4th.
Literates > Aged 25-29 per thousand people 22.07
Ranked 6th.
78.14
Ranked 3rd. 4 times more than Egypt
Literates > Aged 30-34 per thousand people 19.26
Ranked 6th.
63.02
Ranked 3rd. 3 times more than Egypt
Male illiterates > Aged 50-54 per thousand people 13.05
Ranked 1st. 3 times more than Tunisia
4.63
Ranked 5th.
Female literates > Aged 20-24 per thousand people 12.04
Ranked 6th.
45.69
Ranked 1st. 4 times more than Egypt
Female illiterates > Aged 40-44 per thousand people 12.36
Ranked 2nd. 6% more than Tunisia
11.61
Ranked 4th.
Female illiterates > Aged 55-59 per thousand people 3.87
Ranked 5th.
11.23
Ranked 1st. 3 times more than Egypt
Male illiterates > Aged 20-24 per thousand people 46.97
Ranked 1st. 22 times more than Tunisia
2.12
Ranked 5th.
Female illiterates > Aged 60-64 per thousand people 2.54
Ranked 5th.
11.08
Ranked 2nd. 4 times more than Egypt
Female literates > Aged 45-49 per thousand people 15.31
Ranked 3rd.
15.33
Ranked 3rd. About the same as Egypt
Female literates > Aged 55-59 per thousand people 10.52
Ranked 2nd. 2 times more than Tunisia
4.56
Ranked 3rd.
Female literates > Aged 50-54 per thousand people 14.19
Ranked 2nd. 55% more than Tunisia
9.13
Ranked 3rd.
Ratio of young literate females to males > % ages 15-24 93.17%
Ranked 1st.
97.84%
Ranked 25th. 5% more than Egypt

Literacy rate, adult total > % of people ages 15 and above 73.87%
Ranked 1st.
79.13%
Ranked 24th. 7% more than Egypt

Literacy rate, youth male > % of males ages 15-24 92.36%
Ranked 1st.
98.21%
Ranked 14th. 6% more than Egypt

Illiterates > Aged 55-59 967,742
Ranked 1st. 6 times more than Tunisia
161,200
Ranked 3rd.
Female illiterates > Aged 45-49 677,700
Ranked 2nd. 5 times more than Tunisia
125,600
Ranked 3rd.
Literates > Aged 45-49 1.75 million
Ranked 3rd. 4 times more than Tunisia
392,800
Ranked 3rd.
Male illiterates > Aged 25-29 per thousand people 34.97
Ranked 1st. 14 times more than Tunisia
2.47
Ranked 6th.
Male literates > Aged 45-49 per thousand people 8.71
Ranked 5th.
24.22
Ranked 3rd. 3 times more than Egypt
Male literates > Aged 55-59 per thousand people 7.24
Ranked 4th.
9.72
Ranked 4th. 34% more than Egypt
Illiterates > Aged 10-14 per thousand people 100.98
Ranked 1st. 45 times more than Tunisia
2.26
Ranked 5th.
Male literates > Aged 30-34 per thousand people 7.19
Ranked 7th.
33.49
Ranked 3rd. 5 times more than Egypt
Male literates > Aged 50-54 per thousand people 8.07
Ranked 5th.
17.13
Ranked 3rd. 2 times more than Egypt
Male literates > Aged 40-44 per thousand people 8.44
Ranked 6th.
28.39
Ranked 5th. 3 times more than Egypt
Illiterates > Aged 40-44 per thousand people 32.24
Ranked 2nd. 2 times more than Tunisia
15.83
Ranked 4th.
Male literates > Aged 20-24 per thousand people 8.21
Ranked 7th.
48.6
Ranked 2nd. 6 times more than Egypt
Literates > Aged 45-49 per thousand people 24.02
Ranked 4th.
39.55
Ranked 4th. 65% more than Egypt
Literates > Aged 55-59 per thousand people 17.76
Ranked 3rd. 24% more than Tunisia
14.28
Ranked 4th.
Male literates > Aged 10-14 per thousand people 1.95
Ranked 6th.
50.45
Ranked 3rd. 26 times more than Egypt
Illiterates > Aged 55-59 per thousand people 13.26
Ranked 3rd.
16.23
Ranked 3rd. 22% more than Egypt
Male illiterates > Aged 60-64 per thousand people 6.42
Ranked 2nd. 6% more than Tunisia
6.08
Ranked 3rd.
Male literates > Aged 15-19 per thousand people 5.75
Ranked 7th.
52.63
Ranked 1st. 9 times more than Egypt
Female literates > Aged 35-39 per thousand people 15.59
Ranked 6th.
24.71
Ranked 4th. 58% more than Egypt
Literates > Aged 35-39 per thousand people 23.76
Ranked 6th.
55.14
Ranked 5th. 2 times more than Egypt
Female illiterates > Aged 50-54 481,269
Ranked 3rd. 4 times more than Tunisia
126,300
Ranked 3rd.
Male illiterates > Aged 25-29 2.55 million
Ranked 1st. 104 times more than Tunisia
24,500
Ranked 4th.
Literates > Aged 50-54 1.62 million
Ranked 3rd. 6 times more than Tunisia
260,900
Ranked 3rd.
Female literates > Aged 55-59 767,875
Ranked 1st. 17 times more than Tunisia
45,300
Ranked 4th.
Illiterates > Aged 30-34 3.32 million
Ranked 1st. 28 times more than Tunisia
118,600
Ranked 4th.
Male illiterates > Aged 15-19 3.96 million
Ranked 1st. 240 times more than Tunisia
16,500
Ranked 4th.
Female literates > Aged 10-14 per thousand people 2.81
Ranked 6th.
47.09
Ranked 2nd. 17 times more than Egypt
Female illiterates > Aged 10-14 per thousand people 48.12
Ranked 1st. 35 times more than Tunisia
1.36
Ranked 5th.
Illiterates > Aged 45-49 per thousand people 26.27
Ranked 2nd. 56% more than Tunisia
16.83
Ranked 4th.
Illiterates > Aged 35-39 per thousand people 39.96
Ranked 1st. 2 times more than Tunisia
16.98
Ranked 4th.
Male illiterates > Aged 10-14 per thousand people 52.86
Ranked 1st. 59 times more than Tunisia
0.896
Ranked 5th.
Male literates > Aged 45-49 635,868
Ranked 3rd. 3 times more than Tunisia
240,600
Ranked 3rd.
Male literates > Aged 35-39 596,331
Ranked 3rd. 97% more than Tunisia
302,200
Ranked 3rd.
Male literates > Aged 10-14 142,561
Ranked 4th.
501,100
Ranked 3rd. 4 times more than Egypt
Female literates > Aged 40-44 per thousand people 15.33
Ranked 5th.
21.2
Ranked 4th. 38% more than Egypt
Male literates > Aged over 10 per thousand people 89.73
Ranked 6th.
353.22
Ranked 4th. 4 times more than Egypt
Male literates > Aged 60-64 per thousand people 5.89
Ranked 4th.
6.38
Ranked 4th. 8% more than Egypt
Female literates > Aged 30-34 per thousand people 12.07
Ranked 6th.
29.53
Ranked 5th. 2 times more than Egypt
Male illiterates > Aged 40-44 per thousand people 19.88
Ranked 1st. 5 times more than Tunisia
4.22
Ranked 6th.

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