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CountriesDateAdult literacy rate femaleAdult literacy rate maleAdult literacy rateAdult literacy rate 15-24Ch.
Spain [+]201697.70%98.84%98.25%99.62%
-0.03
Italy [+]201198.58%99.14%98.85%99.86%
0.05
Portugal [+]201192.86%96.29%94.48%99.44%
0.24
Greece [+]201196.23%98.08%97.13%98.69%
-0.80
Andorra [+]2016100.00%100.00%100.00%100.00%
0
United Arab Emirates [+]200591.47%89.48%90.03%95.01%
12.53
Afghanistan [+]201117.61%45.42%31.74%46.99%
16.92
Antigua and Barbuda [+]200199.42%98.40%98.95%
Albania [+]201296.14%98.35%97.25%99.23%
0.44
Armenia [+]201199.69%99.81%99.74%99.85%
0.04
Angola [+]201453.41%79.97%66.03%77.43%
5.24
Argentina [+]201598.13%98.04%98.09%99.30%
0.38
Azerbaijan [+]201699.72%99.86%99.79%99.94%
-0.00
Bosnia and Herzegovina [+]201394.91%99.18%96.99%99.66%
0.20
Barbados [+]197099.25%99.29%99.27%99.76%
Bangladesh [+]201669.90%75.62%72.76%92.24%
26.53
Burkina Faso [+]201426.22%44.38%34.60%50.10%
10.84
Bulgaria [+]201197.98%98.75%98.35%97.87%
-0.35
Bahrain [+]201091.61%96.14%94.56%98.16%
1.14
Burundi [+]201454.66%69.69%61.57%79.56%
17.82
Benin [+]201222.09%44.96%32.95%52.49%
10.13
Brunei [+]201194.65%97.43%96.09%99.37%
0.47
Bolivia [+]201588.58%96.52%92.46%99.40%
0.40
Brazil [+]201492.06%91.37%91.73%98.85%
0.11
Bhutan [+]201248.02%66.00%57.03%87.32%
12.91
Botswana [+]200381.81%80.43%81.19%93.96%
4.70
Belarus [+]200999.49%99.76%99.62%99.82%
0.03
Belize [+]199170.33%70.27%70.30%77.64%
Democratic Republic of the Congo [+]201666.50%88.52%77.04%84.99%
1.39
Central African Republic [+]201024.36%50.71%36.75%36.36%
-24.45
Republic of the Congo [+]201172.88%86.43%79.31%80.91%
Ivory Coast [+]201436.78%50.70%43.91%53.02%
4.71
Chile [+]201396.16%96.39%96.27%99.05%
-0.36
Cameroon [+]201064.80%78.33%71.29%80.57%
-2.56
China [+]201092.71%97.48%95.12%99.64%
0.78
Colombia [+]201594.42%94.06%94.25%98.53%
-0.01
Costa Rica [+]201197.50%97.31%97.41%99.13%
1.52
Cuba [+]201299.80%99.71%99.75%99.87%
-0.08
Cape Verde [+]201582.04%91.69%86.79%98.11%
-0.02
Cyprus [+]201198.12%99.29%98.68%99.82%
0.05
Dominican Republic [+]201592.32%91.65%91.99%97.61%
-0.07
Algeria [+]200867.55%82.62%75.14%93.77%
1.99
Ecuador [+]201693.31%95.45%94.35%99.06%
-0.07
Estonia [+]201199.91%99.86%99.89%99.95%
0.18
Egypt [+]201367.18%82.63%75.06%92.02%
2.74
Eritrea [+]200854.80%75.07%64.66%86.97%
9.03
Ethiopia [+]200728.92%49.13%39.00%54.98%
10.38
Gabon [+]201279.88%84.87%82.28%88.50%
-4.70
Grenada [+]197097.59%98.05%97.79%98.96%
Georgia [+]201499.51%99.67%99.59%99.70%
-0.12
Ghana [+]201065.29%78.35%71.50%85.72%
15.05
The Gambia [+]201333.58%51.42%41.95%60.78%
8.22
Guinea [+]201421.96%43.64%32.00%46.30%
14.89
Equatorial Guinea [+]200081.62%94.84%88.31%97.13%
Guatemala [+]201476.37%86.76%81.29%94.35%
2.50
Guinea-Bissau [+]201430.77%62.16%45.58%60.40%
0.91
Guyana [+]201485.03%86.31%85.64%96.69%
3.59
Honduras [+]201688.93%89.05%88.99%96.13%
0.12
Croatia [+]201198.67%99.63%99.13%99.72%
0.07
Haiti [+]200644.60%53.36%48.69%72.35%
-9.27
Hungary [+]198098.45%99.30%98.86%99.37%
Indonesia [+]201693.59%97.17%95.38%99.67%
-0.00
Israel [+]198388.67%94.96%91.75%98.56%
India [+]201159.28%78.88%69.30%86.14%
5.01
Iraq [+]201337.96%53.01%43.68%52.32%
-32.48
Iran [+]201479.84%89.64%84.71%97.94%
0.16
Jamaica [+]199985.87%74.08%79.92%91.60%
Jordan [+]201297.37%98.44%97.89%99.11%
-0.04
Kenya [+]201474.01%83.78%78.73%86.53%
4.14
Kyrgyzstan [+]200998.98%99.52%99.24%99.75%
0.06
Cambodia [+]200965.93%82.75%73.90%87.13%
-0.34
Comoros [+]201242.64%56.48%49.20%71.58%
-8.60
North Korea [+]2008100.00%100.00%100.00%100.00%
Kuwait [+]201594.47%96.39%95.69%99.26%
0.11
Kazakhstan [+]201099.74%99.83%99.78%99.90%
0.06
Laos [+]201149.72%67.36%58.29%72.06%
-11.87
Lebanon [+]200988.09%94.27%91.18%99.24%
0.53
Sri Lanka [+]201089.96%92.58%91.18%98.16%
0.18
Liberia [+]200727.03%60.77%42.94%49.07%
1.44
Lesotho [+]201484.93%67.75%76.64%86.63%
3.44
Lithuania [+]201199.83%99.79%99.82%99.86%
0.15
Latvia [+]201199.91%99.88%99.90%99.84%
0.09
Libya [+]198442.31%76.99%60.16%89.34%
Morocco [+]201259.13%80.38%69.43%91.22%
9.71
Moldova [+]201298.92%99.37%99.14%99.46%
-0.07
Montenegro [+]201197.50%99.43%98.44%99.21%
-0.20
Madagascar [+]201268.28%75.03%71.57%76.83%
11.89
Marshall Islands [+]201198.20%98.33%98.27%98.46%
Republic of Macedonia [+]200294.06%98.21%96.13%98.74%
-0.12
Mali [+]201522.20%45.07%33.07%49.37%
2.23
Burma - Myanmar [+]201671.85%80.01%75.55%84.75%
-9.84
Mongolia [+]201098.34%98.17%98.26%98.46%
0.75
Mauritania [+]200735.35%57.40%45.50%56.12%
-5.21
Malta [+]201194.79%91.79%93.31%98.88%
0.62
Mauritius [+]201590.65%94.86%92.71%98.13%
3.59
Maldives [+]201498.69%98.52%98.61%99.27%
-0.03
Malawi [+]201555.20%69.75%62.14%72.94%
-3.15
Mexico [+]201593.49%95.55%94.47%98.94%
-0.06
Malaysia [+]201090.75%95.43%93.12%98.42%
1.18
Mozambique [+]200936.45%67.35%50.58%67.15%
5.26
Namibia [+]201187.95%88.63%88.27%94.42%
7.32
Niger [+]20128.94%23.25%15.46%23.52%
-13.02
Nigeria [+]200841.39%61.25%51.08%66.38%
-2.61
Nicaragua [+]200577.92%78.10%78.00%87.01%
0.79
Nepal [+]201148.84%71.71%59.63%84.76%
14.70
Oman [+]201586.04%96.63%93.04%99.15%
0.06
Panama [+]201093.49%94.71%94.09%97.64%
1.56
Peru [+]201691.19%97.19%94.17%98.88%
-0.13
Papua New Guinea [+]200050.92%63.45%57.34%66.68%
Philippines [+]201396.79%96.01%96.40%98.11%
0.36
Pakistan [+]201444.28%69.07%56.98%72.80%
1.16
Poland [+]197898.25%99.28%98.74%99.80%
State of Palestine [+]201695.21%98.61%96.93%99.38%
0.04
Palau [+]201596.34%96.81%96.59%98.66%
-1.17
Paraguay [+]201594.34%95.85%95.07%98.33%
-0.36
Qatar [+]201497.56%97.79%97.75%98.71%
-0.25
Romania [+]201198.21%99.03%98.60%99.00%
1.23
Serbia [+]201698.23%99.50%98.84%99.72%
0.41
Russia [+]201099.65%99.73%99.68%99.71%
-0.02
Rwanda [+]201264.66%72.45%68.33%82.33%
4.99
Saudi Arabia [+]201391.37%96.53%94.43%99.22%
3.37
Solomon Islands [+]199969.00%83.70%76.60%
Seychelles [+]201094.45%93.46%93.95%98.97%
-0.09
Sudan [+]200846.70%59.80%53.52%65.81%
-12.35
Singapore [+]201695.45%98.73%97.05%99.93%
0.14
Slovenia [+]199199.45%99.60%99.52%99.76%
Sierra Leone [+]201324.86%41.33%32.43%57.02%
9.09
Senegal [+]201333.60%52.80%42.82%55.90%
-10.14
Suriname [+]201291.00%94.87%92.87%97.67%
-0.71
South Sudan [+]200819.19%34.84%26.83%36.70%
Sao Tome and Principe [+]201285.44%94.96%90.14%96.74%
16.54
El Salvador [+]201586.22%90.01%87.97%97.95%
0.73
Syria [+]200473.63%87.76%80.84%92.45%
-2.74
Swaziland [+]201082.45%83.90%83.10%93.50%
1.64
Chad [+]201613.96%31.33%22.31%30.79%
-7.98
Togo [+]201551.24%77.26%63.75%84.29%
4.40
Thailand [+]201591.19%94.66%92.87%98.15%
-0.17
Tajikistan [+]200099.22%99.68%99.45%99.85%
0.14
Timor-Leste [+]201052.96%63.59%58.31%79.53%
Turkmenistan [+]199598.26%99.32%98.78%99.81%
Tunisia [+]201472.22%86.06%79.04%96.21%
-0.66
Tonga [+]201199.43%99.34%99.39%99.44%
0.01
Turkey [+]201592.65%98.58%95.60%99.49%
0.14
Trinidad and Tobago [+]199095.66%98.01%96.94%99.30%
0.08
Tanzania [+]201573.09%83.20%77.89%85.76%
-0.18
Ukraine [+]201299.96%99.99%99.97%99.97%
0.16
Uganda [+]201261.97%79.12%70.20%83.66%
-3.75
Uruguay [+]201598.87%98.15%98.52%98.93%
0.09
Uzbekistan [+]201599.98%99.99%99.98%100.00%
0
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines [+]197095.50%95.80%95.63%97.96%
Venezuela [+]201697.21%97.04%97.13%98.76%
-0.25
Vietnam [+]200991.38%95.79%93.52%97.09%
2.26
Vanuatu [+]199947.78%57.34%74.00%71.83%
Samoa [+]201199.07%98.88%98.97%99.24%
0.19
Yemen [+]199417.06%56.72%37.09%60.22%
South Africa [+]201593.41%95.40%94.37%98.96%
0.07
Zambia [+]201077.75%88.68%83.01%88.71%
24.66
Zimbabwe [+]201488.28%89.19%88.69%90.43%
-0.50