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Education > Illiteracy rates by sex > Aged 15+ > Men: Countries Compared

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Niger 74.2% 2003
2 Burkina Faso 63.1% 2003
3 Mali 61.7% 2003
4 The Gambia 52.5% 2003
5 Senegal 50.1% 2003
6 Ethiopia 49.8% 2003
7 Bangladesh 49.2% 2003
8 Mauritania 48.2% 2003
9 Haiti 45.3% 2003
10 Iraq 44.1% 2003
11 Chad 44% 2003
12 Benin 43.8% 2003
13 Guinea-Bissau 42.2% 2003
14 Burundi 41.5% 2003
15 Pakistan 40.2% 2003
16 Cote d'Ivoire 38% 2003
17 Nepal 37.4% 2003
18 Central African Republic 36.8% 2003
19 Mozambique 36.6% 2003
20 Comoros 36.4% 2003
21 Morocco 35.9% 2003
Former French colonies average (profile) 33.38% 2003
22 Nicaragua 32.8% 2003
23 Egypt 31.7% 2003
24 Eritrea 30.1% 2003
Sub-Saharan Africa average (profile) 29.93% 2003
25 India 29.8% 2003
26 Yemen 29.5% 2003
27 Sudan 28.4% 2003
28 Papua New Guinea 27.7% 2003
29 Liberia 26.7% 2003
30 Lesotho 25.4% 2003
31 Togo 24.6% 2003
=32 Madagascar 24.5% 2003
=32 Nigeria 24.5% 2003
Muslim countries average (profile) 24.37% 2003
34 United Arab Emirates 24.1% 2003
35 Malawi 23.9% 2003
=36 Rwanda 23.8% 2003
=36 Democratic Republic of the Congo 23.8% 2003
38 Honduras 23.5% 2003
39 Botswana 23% 2003
40 Guatemala 22.1% 2003
=41 Laos 22% 2003
=41 Djibouti 22% 2003
43 Algeria 21.1% 2003
44 Uganda 20.6% 2003
OPEC countries average (profile) 19.11% 2003
45 Cambodia 18.9% 2003
46 Qatar 18.6% 2003
47 Cameroon 18.5% 2003
Middle Eastern and North Africa average (profile) 17.92% 2003
=48 Swaziland 17.4% 2003
=48 Ghana 17.4% 2003
50 El Salvador 17.2% 2003
51 Oman 17% 2003
52 Tunisia 16% 2003
53 Jamaica 15.8% 2003
54 Namibia 15.6% 2003
55 Dominican Republic 15.4% 2003
56 Saudi Arabia 15.3% 2003
57 Kuwait 15% 2003
58 Iran 14.5% 2003
59 Cape Verde 14.3% 2003
60 Tanzania 14.2% 2003
61 Zambia 13.2% 2003
62 Reunion 13.1% 2003
63 South Africa 13% 2003
64 Brazil 12% 2003
65 Mauritius 11.4% 2003
66 Burma 10.7% 2003
=67 Congo, Republic of the 10.3% 2003
=67 Syria 10.3% 2003
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 9.41% 2003
69 Kenya 9.4% 2003
70 Bahrain 8.1% 2003
71 Malta 8% 2003
=72 Malaysia 7.7% 2003
=72 Colombia 7.7% 2003
74 Libya 7.6% 2003
75 Indonesia 7.2% 2003
76 Bolivia 7% 2003
77 Lebanon 6.9% 2003
78 Panama 6.8% 2003
=79 Albania 6.7% 2003
=79 Equatorial Guinea 6.7% 2003
=79 China 6.7% 2003
Emerging markets average (profile) 6.58% 2003
82 Venezuela 6.3% 2003
=83 Ecuador 6.1% 2003
=83 Mexico 6.1% 2003
85 Puerto Rico 6% 2003
86 Belize 5.9% 2003
87 Zimbabwe 5.8% 2003
88 Turkey 5.7% 2003
=89 The Bahamas 5.3% 2003
=89 Vietnam 5.3% 2003
=91 Brunei 5.2% 2003
=91 Sri Lanka 5.2% 2003
93 Paraguay 5.1% 2003
94 Peru 4.8% 2003
=95 Portugal 4.5% 2003
=95 Fiji 4.5% 2003
97 Philippines 4.3% 2003
98 Jordan 4.2% 2003
99 Costa Rica 4.1% 2003
100 Chile 3.7% 2003
101 Singapore 3.4% 2003
102 Netherlands Antilles 3.3% 2003
103 Argentina 3% 2003
=104 Hong Kong 2.9% 2003
=104 Cuba 2.9% 2003
106 Macau 2.8% 2003
=107 Maldives 2.6% 2003
=107 Israel 2.6% 2003
=107 Martinique 2.6% 2003
=107 Uruguay 2.6% 2003
111 Thailand 2.5% 2003
112 Greece 1.4% 2003
=113 Spain 1.3% 2003
=113 Mongolia 1.3% 2003
115 Cyprus 1.1% 2003
=116 Italy 1% 2003
=116 Samoa 1% 2003
=118 Trinidad and Tobago 0.9% 2003
=118 Bulgaria 0.9% 2003
=118 Romania 0.9% 2003
=118 Guyana 0.9% 2003
122 South Korea 0.7% 2003
=123 Armenia 0.6% 2003
=123 Croatia 0.6% 2003
125 Hungary 0.5% 2003
=126 Tajikistan 0.4% 2003
=126 Moldova 0.4% 2003
=126 Uzbekistan 0.4% 2003
=129 Barbados 0.3% 2003
=129 Lithuania 0.3% 2003
=129 Slovenia 0.3% 2003
=129 Russia 0.3% 2003
=129 Kazakhstan 0.3% 2003
=134 Estonia 0.2% 2003
=134 Ukraine 0.2% 2003
=134 Latvia 0.2% 2003
=134 Belarus 0.2% 2003
=134 Poland 0.2% 2003

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"Countries Compared by Education > Illiteracy rates by sex > Aged 15+ > Men. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", Source: UNESCO UIS Data | UNESCO Institute for Statistics. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Education/Illiteracy-rates-by-sex/Aged-15+/Men

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