Kuwait - Adult Literacy Rate

At 96.22 Percent of Persons Aged 15+ in 2019, the country was ranked number 44 comparing other countries in Adult Literacy Rate. Kuwait is overtaken by Chile, which was number 43 at 96.22 Percent of Persons Aged 15+ and is followed by Portugal with 96.14 Percent of Persons Aged 15+. Uzbekistan ranked the highest 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 recorded the worst performance at -1.4points per year.

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Date Percent of Persons Aged 15+
2019 96.22
2018 96.06
2017 96.04
2016
2015 95.69
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How does Kuwait 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
43 #43
Chile
96.22 % 2019 -0.1 % NA View data
44 #44
Kuwait
96.22 % 2019 +0.2 % NA View data
45 #45
Portugal
96.14 % 2018 NA NA View data
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