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Education > Illiterate population by sex > Aged 15+ > Men per 1000: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: . Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Niger 183.07 2003
2 Mali 179.18 2003
3 Bangladesh 166.88 2003
4 The Gambia 161.14 2003
5 Burkina Faso 151.5 2003
6 Comoros 140.58 2003
7 Senegal 132.56 2003
8 Mauritania 129.75 2003
9 Iraq 127.56 2003
10 Morocco 126.93 2003
11 Ethiopia 126.51 2003
12 Haiti 125.56 2003
13 Pakistan 120.97 2003
14 Cote d'Ivoire 117.52 2003
15 Nepal 113.91 2003
16 Guinea-Bissau 109.81 2003
17 Egypt 109.54 2003
18 Chad 106.75 2003
19 United Arab Emirates 104.53 2003
20 Benin 103.62 2003
21 Central African Republic 102.54 2003
22 Burundi 102.07 2003
23 India 100.52 2003
24 Mozambique 97.96 2003
25 Nicaragua 97.01 2003
26 Sudan 95.2 2003
Former French colonies average (profile) 91.65 2003
27 Liberia 84.73 2003
28 Qatar 84.67 2003
29 Lesotho 84.11 2003
Sub-Saharan Africa average (profile) 81.64 2003
30 Eritrea 78.52 2003
31 Papua New Guinea 77.28 2003
32 Yemen 76.98 2003
Muslim countries average (profile) 74.85 2003
33 Honduras 72.54 2003
34 Algeria 69.28 2003
35 Madagascar 67.95 2003
OPEC countries average (profile) 66.38 2003
36 Democratic Republic of the Congo 65.53 2003
37 Kuwait 65.49 2003
38 Guatemala 64.63 2003
39 Laos 63.96 2003
40 Togo 63.57 2003
41 Nigeria 63.48 2003
42 Malawi 62.77 2003
Middle Eastern and North Africa average (profile) 62.33 2003
43 Oman 61.78 2003
44 El Salvador 59.67 2003
45 Rwanda 59.54 2003
46 Tunisia 57.79 2003
47 Cambodia 56.66 2003
48 Botswana 56.15 2003
49 Jamaica 54.12 2003
50 Ghana 52.64 2003
51 Iran 52.29 2003
52 Dominican Republic 51.14 2003
53 Uganda 49.21 2003
54 Djibouti 48.87 2003
55 Cameroon 48.63 2003
56 Saudi Arabia 47.87 2003
57 Swaziland 44.03 2003
58 Mauritius 41.38 2003
59 Brazil 41.2 2003
60 South Africa 40.86 2003
61 Namibia 40.53 2003
62 Tanzania 39.8 2003
63 Cape Verde 38.55 2003
64 Zambia 36.02 2003
65 Burma 35.77 2003
66 Syria 32.28 2003
67 Malta 31.61 2003
68 Bahrain 31.22 2003
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 29.83 2003
69 Libya 27.75 2003
70 Colombia 26.82 2003
71 China 26.62 2003
72 Kenya 25.96 2003
73 Indonesia 25.49 2003
74 Malaysia 24.23 2003
75 Albania 24.14 2003
76 Lebanon 23.47 2003
77 Puerto Rico 22.74 2003
78 Panama 22.06 2003
Emerging markets average (profile) 21.8 2003
79 Turkey 21.34 2003
80 Venezuela 20.83 2003
81 Ecuador 20.69 2003
82 Bolivia 20.62 2003
83 Sri Lanka 20.36 2003
84 Mexico 19.4 2003
85 Brunei 18.95 2003
86 Vietnam 18.47 2003
87 The Bahamas 18.06 2003
88 Belize 17.81 2003
89 Portugal 17.15 2003
90 Zimbabwe 16.84 2003
91 Paraguay 16.6 2003
92 Equatorial Guinea 16.01 2003
93 Fiji 15.91 2003
94 Peru 15.82 2003
95 Costa Rica 14.84 2003
96 Jordan 13.81 2003
97 Singapore 13.71 2003
98 Philippines 13.37 2003
99 Hong Kong 13.01 2003
100 Chile 12.86 2003
101 Cuba 11.44 2003
102 Macau 11.09 2003
103 Argentina 10.52 2003
104 Uruguay 9.77 2003
105 Thailand 9.25 2003
106 Israel 8.74 2003
107 Maldives 8.35 2003
108 Greece 5.54 2003
109 Spain 5.12 2003
110 Mongolia 4.78 2003
111 Italy 4.14 2003
112 Romania 3.66 2003
113 Bulgaria 3.62 2003
114 Trinidad and Tobago 3.58 2003
115 Cyprus 3.31 2003
116 Guyana 3.18 2003
117 Armenia 3.06 2003
118 South Korea 2.94 2003
119 Samoa 2.81 2003
120 Croatia 2.41 2003
121 Hungary 1.86 2003
122 Moldova 1.66 2003
123 Lithuania 1.3 2003
124 Uzbekistan 1.27 2003
125 Slovenia 1.25 2003
126 Kazakhstan 1.21 2003
127 Barbados 1.11 2003
128 Tajikistan 1.07 2003
129 Russia 1.04 2003
130 Poland 0.955 2003
131 Ukraine 0.914 2003
132 Estonia 0.887 2003
133 Belarus 0.868 2003
134 Latvia 0.774 2003

Citation

"Countries Compared by Education > Illiterate population by sex > Aged 15+ > Men per 1000. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", Source: UNESCO UIS Data | UNESCO Institute for Statistics. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Education/Illiterate-population-by-sex/Aged-15+/Men-per-1000

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