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Middle Eastern and North Africa Compared by Education > Literacy rate > Adult female > % of females ages 15 and above

DEFINITION: Adult literacy rate is the percentage of people ages 15 and above who can, with understanding, read and write a short, simple statement on their everyday life.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Israel 95.91% 2006
2 Kuwait 91.04% 2006
3 Qatar 88.61% 2006
4 Jordan 84.71% 2006
5 Bahrain 83.56% 2006
6 Syria 73.63% 2006
7 Oman 73.52% 2006
8 Lebanon 73.13% 1990
9 United Arab Emirates 70.57% 1990
10 Iran 70.4% 2006
11 Saudi Arabia 69.29% 2006
12 Tunisia 65.35% 2006
13 Iraq 64.17% 2006
14 Algeria 60.08% 2006
15 Egypt 59.36% 2006
16 Libya 51.13% 1990
17 Morocco 39.62% 2006
18 Yemen 12.93% 1990

Citation

"Countries Compared by Education > Literacy rate > Adult female > % of females ages 15 and above. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", World Development Indicators database. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/group-stats/Middle-Eastern-and-North-Africa/Education/Literacy-rate/Adult-female/%-of-females-ages-15-and-above

Middle Eastern and North Africa Compared by Education > Literacy rate > Adult female > % of females ages 15 and above

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