Youth Literacy Rate

This key economic indicator for the Education And Training sector has been recently updated.

  1. Turkey Youth Literacy Rate rose 0.2points in 2019, from a year earlier.
  2. Since 2014 Turkey Youth Literacy Rate jumped by 0.2points year on year totalising 100.16 Percent of Persons Aged 15-24.
  3. In 2016 Serbia was ranked number 17 in Youth Literacy Rate.
  4. In 2018 Italy was number 5 in Youth Literacy Rate at 99.93 Percent of Persons Aged 15-24, jumping from 36 in 2017.

Top Countries in Youth Literacy Rate

# 134 Countries Percent of Persons Aged 15-24 Last YoY 5‑years CAGR
1 #1
Turkey
100.16 % 2019 +0.2 % +0.2 % View data
2 #2
Uzbekistan
100.00 % 2019 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
3 #3
Singapore
99.94 % 2019 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
4 #4
Azerbaijan
99.93 % 2019 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
5 #5
Italy
99.93 % 2018 NA NA View data
6 #6
Barbados
99.90 % 2014 NA NA View data
6 #6
Tajikistan
99.90 % 2014 NA NA View data
8 #8
Belarus
99.85 % 2018 NA NA View data
9 #9
Armenia
99.85 % 2017 NA NA View data
10 #10
Moldova
99.81 % 2014 NA NA View data
11 #11
Slovenia
99.80 % 2014 NA NA View data
11 #11
Turkmenistan
99.80 % 2014 NA NA View data
13 #13
China
99.78 % 2018 NA NA View data
14 #14
Lebanon
99.75 % 2018 NA NA View data
15 #15
Kyrgyzstan
99.75 % 2018 NA NA View data
16 #16
Fiji
99.74 % 2017 NA NA View data
17 #17
Serbia
99.72 % 2016 NA +0.1 % View data
18 #18
Brunei
99.71 % 2018 NA NA View data
19 #19
Spain
99.71 % 2019 -0.0 % +0.0 % View data
20 #20
Indonesia
99.70 % 2019 -0.0 % +0.0 % View data
21 #21
Russia
99.70 % 2018 NA NA View data
22 #22
Bahrain
99.69 % 2018 +0.1 % NA View data
23 #23
Portugal
99.66 % 2018 NA NA View data
24 #24
Georgia
99.64 % 2017 NA NA View data
25 #25
Argentina
99.50 % 2019 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
26 #26
Aruba
99.50 % 2018 NA NA View data
27 #27
Tonga
99.44 % 2018 NA NA View data
28 #28
Costa Rica
99.43 % 2018 NA NA View data
29 #29
Romania
99.43 % 2018 NA NA View data
30 #30
Bolivia
99.40 % 2015 NA NA View data
31 #31
Mexico
99.38 % 2019 +0.1 % +0.1 % View data
32 #32
Palestine
99.37 % 2019 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
33 #33
Jordan
99.34 % 2018 NA NA View data
34 #34
Albania
99.33 % 2018 NA NA View data
35 #35
Brazil
99.33 % 2019 +0.1 % +0.1 % View data
36 #36
Ecuador
99.32 % 2019 +0.1 % +0.0 % View data
37 #37
Saudi Arabia
99.30 % 2017 NA NA View data
38 #38
Malta
99.30 % 2018 NA NA View data
39 #39
Grenada
99.20 % 2014 NA NA View data
39 #39
New Caledonia
99.20 % 2014 NA NA View data
41 #41
Kuwait
99.13 % 2019 +0.1 % NA View data
42 #42
Samoa
99.12 % 2018 NA NA View data
43 #43
Montenegro
99.11 % 2018 NA NA View data
44 #44
Panama
99.10 % 2018 NA NA View data
45 #45
Philippines
99.08 % 2015 NA NA View data
46 #46
Seychelles
99.07 % 2018 NA NA View data
47 #47
Peru
99.05 % 2019 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
48 #48
Chile
99.05 % 2019 -0.0 % NA View data
49 #49
Mauritius
99.04 % 2018 NA NA View data
50 #50
Dominican Republic
98.93 % 2019 +0.1 % +0.3 % View data
51 #51
Uruguay
98.92 % 2019 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
52 #52
Colombia
98.84 % 2019 -0.0 % +0.1 % View data
53 #53
Hungary
98.80 % 2014 NA NA View data
54 #54
Sri Lanka
98.78 % 2018 -0.1 % NA View data
55 #55
Venezuela
98.76 % 2016 -0.3 % +0.2 % View data
56 #56
Maldives
98.75 % 2016 NA NA View data
57 #57
Palau
98.66 % 2015 NA NA View data
58 #58
Suriname
98.65 % 2018 NA NA View data
59 #59
Mongolia
98.63 % 2018 NA NA View data
60 #60
Macedonia
98.60 % 2014 NA NA View data
61 #61
Oman
98.59 % 2019 -0.0 % -0.1 % View data
62 #62
Vietnam
98.41 % 2018 NA NA View data
63 #63
Paraguay
98.29 % 2019 +0.0 % -0.1 % View data
64 #64
El Salvador
98.21 % 2019 +0.2 % NA View data
65 #65
Equatorial Guinea
98.20 % 2014 NA NA View data
66 #66
Thailand
98.14 % 2018 NA -0.0 % View data
67 #67
Cape Verde
98.11 % 2015 NA NA View data
68 #68
Iran
98.09 % 2019 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
69 #69
Sao Tome and Principe
97.78 % 2018 NA NA View data
70 #70
Morocco
97.73 % 2018 NA NA View data
71 #71
Botswana
97.70 % 2014 +0.3 % NA View data
72 #72
Algeria
97.43 % 2018 NA NA View data
73 #73
Malaysia
96.85 % 2018 -0.4 % NA View data
74 #74
Guyana
96.69 % 2014 NA +0.8 % View data
75 #75
Honduras
96.57 % 2019 +0.1 % +0.2 % View data
76 #76
Jamaica
96.30 % 2014 NA NA View data
77 #77
Vanuatu
96.28 % 2018 NA NA View data
78 #78
Tunisia
96.21 % 2014 NA NA View data
79 #79
South Africa
95.56 % 2019 -0.2 % -0.7 % View data
80 #80
Swaziland
95.47 % 2018 NA NA View data
81 #81
Qatar
95.35 % 2019 +0.3 % +0.4 % View data
82 #82
Bangladesh
94.53 % 2019 +1.3 % +2.0 % View data
83 #83
Iraq
94.37 % 2019 +0.8 % +1.2 % View data
84 #84
Guatemala
94.35 % 2014 +2.7 % NA View data
85 #85
Eritrea
93.27 % 2018 NA NA View data
86 #86
Bhutan
93.09 % 2017 NA +1.3 % View data
87 #87
Ghana
92.49 % 2018 NA NA View data
88 #88
Laos
92.46 % 2015 NA NA View data
89 #89
Nepal
92.39 % 2018 NA NA View data
90 #90
Puerto Rico
92.39 % 2017 NA NA View data
91 #91
Cambodia
92.21 % 2015 +2.3 % NA View data
92 #92
Zambia
92.09 % 2018 NA NA View data
93 #93
India
91.66 % 2018 NA NA View data
94 #94
Nicaragua
91.57 % 2015 NA NA View data
95 #95
Zimbabwe
90.43 % 2014 NA NA View data
96 #96
Gabon
89.78 % 2018 NA NA View data
97 #97
Uganda
89.40 % 2018 NA NA View data
98 #98
Burundi
88.22 % 2017 NA NA View data
99 #99
Egypt
88.19 % 2017 NA -0.3 % View data
100 #100
Kenya
87.83 % 2018 NA NA View data
101 #101
Lesotho
86.63 % 2014 NA +0.8 % View data
102 #102
Rwanda
86.49 % 2018 NA NA View data
103 #103
Tanzania
85.76 % 2015 NA +2.8 % View data
104 #104
Cameroon
85.08 % 2018 NA NA View data
105 #105
Democratic Republic of the Congo
84.99 % 2016 NA NA View data
106 #106
Myanmar
84.75 % 2016 NA NA View data
107 #107
Togo
84.29 % 2015 NA NA View data
108 #108
East Timor
83.54 % 2018 NA NA View data
109 #109
Haiti
82.99 % 2016 NA NA View data
110 #110
Republic of the Congo
82.05 % 2018 NA NA View data
111 #111
Madagascar
81.20 % 2018 NA NA View data
112 #112
Comoros
78.27 % 2018 NA NA View data
113 #113
Angola
77.43 % 2014 NA NA View data
114 #114
Nigeria
75.03 % 2018 NA NA View data
115 #115
Pakistan
74.53 % 2017 NA +0.5 % View data
116 #116
Sudan
73.00 % 2018 NA NA View data
117 #117
Malawi
72.94 % 2015 -4.1 % +0.2 % View data
118 #118
Ethiopia
72.75 % 2017 NA NA View data
119 #119
Mozambique
70.91 % 2017 NA NA View data
120 #120
Senegal
69.48 % 2017 NA NA View data
121 #121
Gambia
67.16 % 2015 NA NA View data
122 #122
Sierra Leone
66.65 % 2018 NA +3.2 % View data
123 #123
Afghanistan
65.42 % 2018 NA NA View data
124 #124
Mauritania
63.95 % 2017 NA NA View data
125 #125
Benin
60.95 % 2018 NA NA View data
126 #126
Guinea-Bissau
60.40 % 2014 NA NA View data
127 #127
Ivory Coast
58.42 % 2018 NA NA View data
128 #128
Burkina Faso
58.29 % 2018 NA NA View data
129 #129
Liberia
55.40 % 2017 NA NA View data
130 #130
Mali
50.13 % 2018 NA NA View data
131 #131
South Sudan
47.90 % 2018 NA NA View data
132 #132
Guinea
46.30 % 2014 NA NA View data
133 #133
Central African Republic
38.27 % 2018 NA NA View data
134 #134
Chad
30.79 % 2016 -20.6 % NA View data

Source: World Bank

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