Turkey - Adult Literacy Rate

Since 2014, Turkey Adult Literacy Rate jumped by 0.4points year on year. In 2019, the country was ranked number 40 among other countries in Adult Literacy Rate at 97.11 Percent of Persons Aged 15+. Turkey is overtaken by Venezuela, which was number 39 at 97.13 Percent of Persons Aged 15+ and is followed by China at 96.84 Percent of Persons Aged 15+. Uzbekistan lead 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 97.11
2018 96.71
2017 96.15
2016 96.17
2015 95.60
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How does Turkey 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
39 #39
Venezuela
97.13 % 2016 +0.5 % +0.5 % View data
40 #40
Turkey
97.11 % 2019 +0.4 % +0.3 % View data
41 #41
China
96.84 % 2018 NA NA View data
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