Senegal - Adult Literacy Rate

In 2017, the country was number 121 comparing other countries in Adult Literacy Rate with 51.9 Percent of Persons Aged 15+. Senegal is overtaken by Mauritania, which was ranked number 120 with 53.5 Percent of Persons Aged 15+ and is followed by Ethiopia with 51.77 Percent of Persons Aged 15+. Uzbekistan lead 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 witnessed the best average annual growth at +5.9points per year, while South Africa was the worst growing country at -1.4points per year.

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Date Percent of Persons Aged 15+
2017 51.90
2016
2015
2014
2013 42.82
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How does Senegal 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
120 #120
Mauritania
53.50 % 2017 NA NA View data
121 #121
Senegal
51.90 % 2017 NA NA View data
122 #122
Ethiopia
51.77 % 2017 NA NA View data
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