Colombia - Adult Literacy Rate

Since 2014, Colombia Adult Literacy Rate jumped by 0.2points year on year. In 2019, the country was number 52 among other countries in Adult Literacy Rate with 95.09 Percent of Persons Aged 15+. Colombia is overtaken by Saudi Arabia, which was ranked number 51 with 95.33 Percent of Persons Aged 15+ and is followed by Lebanon with 95.07 Percent of Persons Aged 15+. Uzbekistan topped the ranking with 99.99 Percent of Persons Aged 15+ in 2019, stable compared to 2018. Azerbaijan, Tajikistan and Belarus respectively ranked number 2, 3 and 4 in this ranking. Sierra Leone witnessed the best average annual growth at +5.9points per year, while South Africa witnessed the worst performance at -1.4points per year.

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Date Percent of Persons Aged 15+
2019 95.09
2018 95.09
2017
2016 94.65
2015 94.25
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How does Colombia 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
51 #51
Saudi Arabia
95.33 % 2017 NA NA View data
52 #52
Colombia
95.09 % 2019 +0.0 % +0.2 % View data
53 #53
Lebanon
95.07 % 2018 NA NA View data
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