Gambia - Adult Literacy Rate

In 2015, the country was ranked number 123 comparing other countries in Adult Literacy Rate at 50.78 Percent of Persons Aged 15+. Gambia is overtaken by Ethiopia, which was ranked number 122 at 51.77 Percent of Persons Aged 15+ and is followed by Liberia with 48.3 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 recorded the best 5 years average 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+
2015 50.78
2014
2013 41.95
2012
2011
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How does Gambia 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
122 #122
Ethiopia
51.77 % 2017 NA NA View data
123 #123
Gambia
50.78 % 2015 NA NA View data
124 #124
Liberia
48.30 % 2017 NA NA View data
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