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

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Niger 90.2% 2003
2 Burkina Faso 83.4% 2003
3 Mali 82% 2003
4 Iraq 75.5% 2003
5 Benin 73.5% 2003
=6 Nepal 72.4% 2003
=6 Guinea-Bissau 72.4% 2003
8 Yemen 69.8% 2003
9 Pakistan 69.4% 2003
10 Senegal 69.2% 2003
11 Mauritania 68.1% 2003
12 Bangladesh 68% 2003
13 Mozambique 67.3% 2003
14 The Gambia 66.9% 2003
15 Ethiopia 64.8% 2003
16 Chad 60.7% 2003
17 Morocco 60.6% 2003
18 Central African Republic 60.1% 2003
19 Liberia 59.5% 2003
20 Cote d'Ivoire 59.1% 2003
21 Burundi 54.8% 2003
=22 Togo 53.1% 2003
=22 Egypt 53.1% 2003
Former French colonies average (profile) 52.5% 2003
24 Eritrea 52.4% 2003
25 India 51.7% 2003
26 Comoros 50.7% 2003
27 Malawi 50.3% 2003
28 Sudan 49.5% 2003
29 Haiti 48.8% 2003
Sub-Saharan Africa average (profile) 45.53% 2003
30 Democratic Republic of the Congo 44.9% 2003
31 Laos 43.4% 2003
32 Djibouti 41.6% 2003
33 Papua New Guinea 40.6% 2003
34 Cambodia 39.8% 2003
35 Uganda 39.6% 2003
36 Algeria 39.1% 2003
37 Nigeria 39% 2003
Muslim countries average (profile) 38.81% 2003
38 Madagascar 37.5% 2003
39 Guatemala 36.8% 2003
40 Syria 36.1% 2003
41 Tunisia 35.6% 2003
42 Rwanda 35.2% 2003
Middle Eastern and North Africa average (profile) 32.87% 2003
43 Oman 32.8% 2003
44 Ghana 32.7% 2003
45 Nicaragua 32.2% 2003
46 Cameroon 32.1% 2003
47 Cape Verde 30.9% 2003
OPEC countries average (profile) 29.71% 2003
48 Tanzania 29.4% 2003
49 Saudi Arabia 29.3% 2003
50 Libya 28.1% 2003
51 Iran 27.4% 2003
52 Zambia 25.2% 2003
53 Honduras 23% 2003
54 El Salvador 22.3% 2003
=55 Congo, Republic of the 21.6% 2003
=55 Equatorial Guinea 21.6% 2003
57 Turkey 21.4% 2003
58 Albania 20.5% 2003
59 Kenya 20.3% 2003
60 China 19.6% 2003
61 Swaziland 19.2% 2003
=62 Bolivia 18.5% 2003
=62 United Arab Emirates 18.5% 2003
64 Kuwait 18.3% 2003
65 Burma 18.1% 2003
66 Lebanon 17.8% 2003
67 Botswana 17.6% 2003
68 Mauritius 17.4% 2003
69 Namibia 16.3% 2003
70 Indonesia 15.9% 2003
71 Dominican Republic 15.2% 2003
=72 Bahrain 15% 2003
=72 Qatar 15% 2003
74 Malaysia 14.7% 2003
75 South Africa 14.3% 2003
76 Jordan 13.4% 2003
77 Peru 13.3% 2003
78 Zimbabwe 12.9% 2003
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 12.57% 2003
79 Brazil 11.9% 2003
80 Brunei 11.5% 2003
Emerging markets average (profile) 11.2% 2003
81 Singapore 10.4% 2003
82 Sri Lanka 10.1% 2003
83 Mexico 9.8% 2003
84 Hong Kong 9.5% 2003
85 Reunion 9.3% 2003
86 Ecuador 9.1% 2003
87 Portugal 8.8% 2003
88 Vietnam 8.5% 2003
89 Jamaica 8.3% 2003
=90 Panama 8.1% 2003
=90 Fiji 8.1% 2003
92 Macau 8% 2003
93 Colombia 7.5% 2003
94 Paraguay 7% 2003
95 Venezuela 6.9% 2003
96 Malta 6.4% 2003
97 Israel 6.2% 2003
98 Belize 5.9% 2003
=99 Lesotho 5.5% 2003
=99 Puerto Rico 5.5% 2003
101 Thailand 5.4% 2003
102 Philippines 4.5% 2003
103 Costa Rica 4% 2003
104 Chile 3.9% 2003
105 Cyprus 3.7% 2003
106 Greece 3.6% 2003
107 The Bahamas 3.5% 2003
108 Netherlands Antilles 3.2% 2003
109 Cuba 3.1% 2003
110 South Korea 3% 2003
=111 Argentina 2.9% 2003
=111 Spain 2.9% 2003
113 Maldives 2.7% 2003
=114 Romania 2.3% 2003
=114 Croatia 2.3% 2003
=116 Trinidad and Tobago 2% 2003
=116 Armenia 2% 2003
118 Martinique 1.9% 2003
=119 Bulgaria 1.8% 2003
=119 Uruguay 1.8% 2003
121 Italy 1.7% 2003
=122 Samoa 1.5% 2003
=122 Mongolia 1.5% 2003
=122 Guyana 1.5% 2003
125 Moldova 1.3% 2003
126 Uzbekistan 1% 2003
127 Tajikistan 0.9% 2003
128 Hungary 0.8% 2003
129 Kazakhstan 0.7% 2003
=130 Lithuania 0.5% 2003
=130 Russia 0.5% 2003
=132 Slovenia 0.4% 2003
=132 Ukraine 0.4% 2003
=132 Belarus 0.4% 2003
=135 Barbados 0.3% 2003
=135 Poland 0.3% 2003
=137 Estonia 0.2% 2003
=137 Latvia 0.2% 2003

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"Countries Compared by Education > Illiteracy rates by sex > Aged 15+ > Women. 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+/Women

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