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Education > Literacy > Illiterates > Aged 50-54: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Compares countries by number of illiterate individuals, in the age range 50 to 54. 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 18.2 million 2001
2 China 3.32 million 2010
3 Pakistan 2.9 million 1998
4 Bangladesh 2.56 million 2001
5 Nigeria 1.81 million 2006
6 Indonesia 1.56 million 2005
7 Ethiopia 1.53 million 2007
8 Egypt 1.43 million 2006
9 Brazil 1.25 million 2010
10 Iran 1.07 million 2011
11 Morocco 736,018 2004
12 Nepal 540,250 2001
13 Algeria 482,517 1998
14 Mexico 459,314 2010
15 Tanzania 427,947 2002
16 South Africa 349,299 1996
17 Mozambique 330,477 2007
18 Burkina Faso 316,383 2006
19 Ghana 306,230 2010
20 Niger 300,294 2001
21 Philippines 246,221 2000
22 Mali 245,926 1998
23 Saudi Arabia 239,347 2004
24 Colombia 200,101 2005
25 Turkey 189,000 2011
26 Guatemala 172,342 2002
27 Tunisia 172,200 2004
28 Burundi 164,569 2008
29 Malaysia 155,440 2000
30 Cambodia 130,656 2008
31 Benin 127,551 2002
32 Thailand 127,352 2010
33 Peru 116,639 2007
34 Sierra Leone 93,927 2004
35 Palestine 75,189 2007
36 Argentina 74,810 2001
37 Dominican Republic 72,693 2010
38 Laos 67,415 2005
39 Zimbabwe 65,764 2002
40 Bolivia 65,020 2001
41 Ecuador 56,775 2010
42 El Salvador 55,463 2007
43 Honduras 54,570 2001
44 Nicaragua 51,417 2005
45 Libya 49,557 2006
46 Liberia 49,001 2008
47 Mauritania 41,271 2000
48 Chile 39,473 2002
49 Spain 37,166 2001
50 Oman 32,544 2003
51 Lesotho 29,815 2006
52 Italy 29,737 2001
53 East Timor 26,243 2004
54 Paraguay 19,563 2002
55 Russia 18,081 2010
56 Kuwait 16,734 2005
57 Bhutan 15,055 2005
58 Romania 15,031 2002
59 Portugal 14,184 2011
60 Namibia 13,074 2001
61 Greece 11,654 2001
62 Panama 10,120 2010
63 Mauritius 10,034 2011
64 Ukraine 9,297 2001
65 Costa Rica 6,257 2011
66 Swaziland 5,314 2007
67 Bulgaria 5,245 2011
68 Fiji 4,790 1996
69 Uruguay 4,471 1996
70 Hungary 4,440 2001
71 Serbia 4,121 2011
72 Bahrain 3,916 2010
73 Qatar 3,376 2010
74 Malta 2,440 2005
75 Republic of Macedonia 2,375 2002
76 Macau 2,365 2011
77 Suriname 2,082 2004
78 Croatia 2,000 2001
79 Albania 1,872 2011
80 Belize 1,721 2000
81 Mongolia 1,583 2010
82 Brunei 1,476 2001
83 Sao Tome and Principe 1,078 2001
84 Belarus 1,049 2009
85 Turkmenistan 969 1995
86 Azerbaijan 870 2009
87 Kyrgyzstan 842 1999
88 Saint Lucia 786 2001
89 Kazakhstan 772 1999
90 Tajikistan 561 2010
91 Georgia 424 2002
92 Lithuania 419 2011
93 Seychelles 399 2010
94 Montenegro 337 2011
95 Armenia 243 2011
96 Cyprus 231 2011
97 Maldives 151 2006
98 Kiribati 143 2010
99 Moldova 119 2004
100 Aruba 110 2000
101 Tonga 105 2006
102 Latvia 96 2011
103 Estonia 94 2011
104 North Korea 11 2008
105 Tokelau 0.0 2011

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