Bangladesh - Adult Literacy Rate

Since 2014, Bangladesh Adult Literacy Rate increased 4.2points year on year. In 2019, the country was number 101 comparing other countries in Adult Literacy Rate at 75 Percent of Persons Aged 15+. Bangladesh is overtaken by Myanmar, which was number 100 at 75.55 Percent of Persons Aged 15+ and is followed by Madagascar with 74.8 Percent of Persons Aged 15+. Uzbekistan topped the ranking with 99.99 Percent of Persons Aged 15+ in 2019, that is stable versus 2018. Azerbaijan, Tajikistan and Belarus respectively ranked number 2, 3 and 4 in this ranking. Sierra Leone recorded the best 5 years average growth at +5.9points per year, while South Africa recorded the worst performance at -1.4points per year.

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Date Percent of Persons Aged 15+
2019 75.00
2018 73.91
2017 72.89
2016 72.76
2015 65.14
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How does Bangladesh rank in Adult Literacy Rate?

# 135 Countries Percent of Persons Aged 15+ Last YoY 5‑years CAGR
1 #1
Uzbekistan
99.99 % 2019 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
2 #2
Azerbaijan
99.81 % 2019 +0.0 % +0.0 % View data
100 #100
Myanmar
75.55 % 2016 NA NA View data
101 #101
Bangladesh
75.00 % 2019 +1.5 % +4.2 % View data
102 #102
Madagascar
74.80 % 2018 NA NA View data
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