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Education > Literacy > Illiterates > Aged 40-44: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Compares countries by number of illiterate individuals, in the age range 40 to 44. The data was gathered by the United Nations Statistics Division, whose self-declared mission is to compile and disseminate global statistical information, develop standards and norms for statistical activities, and support countries’ efforts to strengthen their national statistical systems.

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 India 24.26 million 2001
2 Bangladesh 3.72 million 2001
3 Pakistan 3.57 million 1998
4 Egypt 2.35 million 2006
5 Nigeria 2.26 million 2006
6 China 2.1 million 2010
7 Ethiopia 2.07 million 2007
8 Indonesia 1.28 million 2005
9 Brazil 1.21 million 2010
10 Morocco 1.05 million 2004
11 Iran 709,791 2011
12 Nepal 672,152 2001
13 Algeria 635,310 1998
14 Niger 486,790 2001
15 Burkina Faso 465,690 2006
16 South Africa 439,913 1996
17 Tanzania 427,908 2002
18 Ghana 412,092 2010
19 Mozambique 385,374 2007
20 Mexico 363,630 2010
21 Mali 319,554 1998
22 Saudi Arabia 298,553 2004
23 Philippines 283,518 2000
24 Burundi 207,559 2008
25 Cambodia 191,428 2008
26 Guatemala 187,871 2002
27 Colombia 182,384 2005
28 Benin 181,917 2002
29 Tunisia 157,200 2004
30 Palestine 150,518 2007
31 Sierra Leone 145,860 2004
32 Malaysia 132,017 2000
33 Turkey 108,000 2011
34 Thailand 106,688 2010
35 Sri Lanka 105,555 2001
36 Peru 103,078 2007
37 Liberia 80,246 2008
38 Dominican Republic 71,641 2010
39 Laos 65,541 2005
40 Zimbabwe 60,679 2002
41 Mauritania 59,717 2000
42 Honduras 58,331 2001
43 El Salvador 56,573 2007
44 Nicaragua 56,385 2005
45 Argentina 55,677 2001
46 Bolivia 54,854 2001
47 Ecuador 39,727 2010
48 Oman 35,708 2003
49 Chile 35,589 2002
50 Libya 34,428 2006
51 East Timor 30,291 2004
52 Lesotho 28,396 2006
53 Spain 27,427 2001
54 Kuwait 24,218 2005
55 Italy 23,274 2001
56 Paraguay 19,565 2002
57 Russia 18,859 2010
58 Bhutan 18,303 2005
59 Romania 16,674 2002
60 Namibia 15,193 2001
61 Portugal 12,250 2011
62 Ukraine 9,716 2001
63 Greece 9,529 2001
64 Panama 9,325 2010
65 Mauritius 7,517 2011
66 Qatar 5,821 2010
67 Costa Rica 5,570 2011
68 Bulgaria 5,310 2011
69 Swaziland 5,123 2007
70 Hungary 4,630 2001
71 Uruguay 4,189 1996
72 Bahrain 4,132 2010
73 Fiji 3,752 1996
74 Serbia 2,884 2011
75 Belize 2,702 2000
76 Mongolia 2,577 2010
77 Republic of Macedonia 2,335 2002
78 Suriname 2,112 2004
79 Albania 1,897 2011
80 Malta 1,656 2005
81 Croatia 1,488 2001
82 Belarus 1,176 2009
83 Brunei 1,135 2001
84 Kazakhstan 1,040 1999
85 Sao Tome and Principe 1,028 2001
86 Turkmenistan 821 1995
87 Tajikistan 702 2010
88 Lithuania 672 2011
89 Azerbaijan 658 2009
90 Kyrgyzstan 601 1999
91 Macau 584 2011
92 Georgia 467 2002
93 Saint Lucia 458 2001
94 Montenegro 247 2011
95 Armenia 246 2011
96 Cyprus 232 2011
97 Maldives 211 2006
98 Moldova 189 2004
99 Kiribati 185 2010
100 Aruba 179 2000
101 Tonga 161 2006
102 Seychelles 157 2010
103 Estonia 151 2011
104 Latvia 149 2011
105 North Korea 4 2008
106 Tokelau 0.0 2011

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