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Education > Illiterate population by sex > Aged 15+ > Women: Countries Compared

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 India 179.8 million 2003
2 China 96.41 million 2003
3 Pakistan 30.4 million 2003
4 Bangladesh 30.15 million 2003
Emerging markets average (profile) 13.83 million 2003
5 Nigeria 13.31 million 2003
6 Egypt 12.57 million 2003
7 Indonesia 12.44 million 2003
8 Ethiopia 12.15 million 2003
9 Brazil 7.81 million 2003
10 Democratic Republic of the Congo 6.55 million 2003
11 Iran 6.51 million 2003
12 Morocco 6.41 million 2003
13 Iraq 5.53 million 2003
14 Nepal 5.22 million 2003
15 Turkey 5.2 million 2003
16 Sudan 5 million 2003
17 Algeria 4.16 million 2003
Muslim countries average (profile) 4 million 2003
18 Mozambique 3.7 million 2003
19 Yemen 3.64 million 2003
20 Mexico 3.55 million 2003
OPEC countries average (profile) 3.26 million 2003
21 Tanzania 3.14 million 2003
22 Burma 3.1 million 2003
23 Cote d'Ivoire 2.88 million 2003
24 Burkina Faso 2.88 million 2003
25 Mali 2.78 million 2003
26 Niger 2.71 million 2003
27 Uganda 2.57 million 2003
Middle Eastern and North Africa average (profile) 2.52 million 2003
28 Vietnam 2.42 million 2003
29 South Africa 2.17 million 2003
30 Ghana 2.06 million 2003
Sub-Saharan Africa average (profile) 2.03 million 2003
31 Senegal 2.01 million 2003
Former French colonies average (profile) 1.97 million 2003
32 Kenya 1.94 million 2003
33 Syria 1.93 million 2003
34 Madagascar 1.83 million 2003
35 Saudi Arabia 1.73 million 2003
36 Cambodia 1.7 million 2003
37 Malawi 1.66 million 2003
38 Cameroon 1.49 million 2003
39 Chad 1.43 million 2003
40 Benin 1.41 million 2003
41 Thailand 1.33 million 2003
42 Haiti 1.33 million 2003
43 Guatemala 1.3 million 2003
44 Tunisia 1.26 million 2003
45 Peru 1.25 million 2003
46 Colombia 1.16 million 2003
47 Philippines 1.15 million 2003
48 Malaysia 1.14 million 2003
49 Burundi 1.07 million 2003
50 Rwanda 828,700 2003
51 Zambia 742,800 2003
52 Togo 741,300 2003
53 Laos 726,000 2003
54 Sri Lanka 714,900 2003
55 Central African Republic 696,800 2003
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 649,935 2003
56 Eritrea 628,200 2003
57 Papua New Guinea 601,300 2003
58 Venezuela 598,600 2003
59 South Korea 583,400 2003
60 Liberia 582,500 2003
61 Mauritania 562,900 2003
62 Nicaragua 526,900 2003
63 Libya 515,200 2003
64 Bolivia 513,200 2003
65 Spain 503,500 2003
66 El Salvador 502,000 2003
67 Zimbabwe 474,700 2003
68 Honduras 473,000 2003
69 Italy 447,300 2003
70 Dominican Republic 446,300 2003
71 Argentina 420,500 2003
72 Ecuador 409,200 2003
73 Portugal 385,800 2003
74 Russia 325,100 2003
75 The Gambia 287,600 2003
76 Hong Kong 282,600 2003
77 Guinea-Bissau 268,200 2003
78 Oman 239,800 2003
79 Lebanon 239,600 2003
80 Chile 230,200 2003
81 Albania 229,300 2003
82 Romania 221,400 2003
83 Jordan 206,200 2003
84 Congo, Republic of the 196,700 2003
85 Singapore 175,000 2003
86 Greece 167,600 2003
87 Israel 147,800 2003
88 Cuba 140,700 2003
89 Paraguay 127,100 2003
90 United Arab Emirates 116,400 2003
91 Comoros 113,300 2003
92 Kuwait 110,900 2003
93 Ukraine 96,800 2003
94 Puerto Rico 89,200 2003
95 Uzbekistan 88,100 2003
96 Namibia 87,400 2003
97 Djibouti 85,700 2003
98 Panama 84,600 2003
99 Botswana 83,600 2003
100 Jamaica 79,100 2003
101 Mauritius 78,500 2003
102 Bulgaria 61,500 2003
103 Costa Rica 58,000 2003
104 Swaziland 55,200 2003
105 Cape Verde 48,200 2003
106 Kazakhstan 45,400 2003
107 Croatia 45,100 2003
108 Poland 42,400 2003
109 Lesotho 35,500 2003
110 Hungary 32,700 2003
111 Armenia 31,800 2003
112 Equatorial Guinea 30,800 2003
113 Bahrain 30,000 2003
114 Reunion 26,500 2003
115 Uruguay 24,000 2003
116 Moldova 23,100 2003
117 Fiji 22,600 2003
118 Qatar 20,600 2003
119 Tajikistan 18,400 2003
120 Belarus 17,100 2003
121 Macau 15,300 2003
122 Mongolia 13,300 2003
123 Brunei 13,100 2003
124 Cyprus 11,900 2003
125 Malta 10,400 2003
126 Trinidad and Tobago 10,200 2003
127 Lithuania 7,300 2003
128 Belize 4,500 2003
129 Guyana 4,300 2003
130 The Bahamas 4,100 2003
131 Slovenia 3,300 2003
132 Martinique 3,100 2003
133 Netherlands Antilles 2,800 2003
134 Maldives 2,400 2003
135 Latvia 2,300 2003
136 Estonia 1,300 2003
137 Samoa 700 2003
138 Barbados 300 2003

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"Countries Compared by Education > Illiterate population 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/Illiterate-population-by-sex/Aged-15+/Women

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