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CountriesDateAdult literacy rate femaleAdult literacy rate maleAdult literacy rateAdult literacy rate 15-24Ch.
Spain [+]201897.97%98.93%98.44%99.72%
0.09
Italy [+]201898.97%99.35%99.16%99.93%
0.07
Portugal [+]201895.07%97.35%96.14%99.66%
0.23
Greece [+]201897.39%98.51%97.94%99.16%
0.35
Andorra [+]2016100.00%100.00%100.00%100.00%
0
United Arab Emirates [+]201595.10%92.56%93.23%99.43%
4.42
Afghanistan [+]201829.81%55.48%43.02%65.42%
18.43
Antigua and Barbuda [+]201599.42%98.40%98.95%
Albania [+]201897.76%98.51%98.14%99.33%
0.10
Armenia [+]201799.68%99.81%99.74%99.85%
0.00
Angola [+]201453.41%79.97%66.03%77.43%
5.24
Argentina [+]201899.06%98.94%99.00%99.51%
0.00
Azerbaijan [+]201799.72%99.86%99.79%99.94%
0.00
Bosnia and Herzegovina [+]201394.91%99.18%96.99%99.66%
0.20
Barbados [+]201499.60%99.60%99.60%99.90%
0
Bangladesh [+]201871.18%76.67%73.91%93.30%
0.35
Burkina Faso [+]201832.69%50.07%41.22%58.29%
8.19
Bulgaria [+]201197.98%98.75%98.35%97.87%
-0.35
Bahrain [+]201894.95%98.76%97.46%99.69%
0.09
Burundi [+]201761.22%76.30%68.38%88.22%
8.66
Benin [+]201831.07%53.98%42.36%60.95%
8.46
Brunei [+]201896.30%98.05%97.21%99.71%
0.34
Bolivia [+]201588.58%96.52%92.46%99.40%
0.40
Brazil [+]201893.43%93.01%93.23%99.20%
0.05
Bhutan [+]201757.08%75.02%66.56%93.09%
5.77
Botswana [+]201488.70%86.74%87.70%97.70%
0.24
Belarus [+]201899.73%99.79%99.76%99.85%
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 [+]201825.76%49.51%37.40%38.27%
1.91
Republic of the Congo [+]201874.62%86.08%80.30%82.05%
1.14
Ivory Coast [+]201840.50%53.66%47.17%58.42%
5.40
Chile [+]201796.33%96.48%96.40%99.01%
-0.35
Cameroon [+]201871.59%82.63%77.07%85.08%
4.51
China [+]201895.16%98.47%96.84%99.78%
0.14
Colombia [+]201895.32%94.85%95.09%98.85%
0.18
Costa Rica [+]201897.92%97.80%97.86%99.43%
0.30
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 [+]201693.76%93.79%93.78%98.84%
1.23
Algeria [+]201875.32%87.42%81.41%97.43%
3.66
Ecuador [+]201792.09%93.78%92.83%99.26%
0.20
Estonia [+]201199.91%99.86%99.89%99.95%
0.18
Egypt [+]201765.51%76.50%71.17%88.19%
-3.83
Eritrea [+]201868.95%84.37%76.57%93.27%
6.30
Ethiopia [+]201744.42%59.24%51.77%72.75%
17.77
Fiji [+]201799.09%99.08%99.08%99.74%
0.49
Gabon [+]201883.42%85.85%84.67%89.78%
1.28
Grenada [+]201498.60%98.58%98.60%99.20%
0
Georgia [+]201799.29%99.44%99.36%99.64%
-0.06
Ghana [+]201874.47%83.52%79.04%92.49%
6.77
The Gambia [+]201541.58%61.77%50.78%67.16%
6.38
Guinea [+]201421.96%43.64%32.00%46.30%
14.89
Equatorial Guinea [+]201492.40%97.29%95.00%98.20%
0.23
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 [+]201887.27%87.14%87.21%96.52%
0.39
Croatia [+]201198.67%99.63%99.13%99.72%
0.07
Haiti [+]201658.30%65.28%61.69%82.99%
10.65
Hungary [+]201499.10%99.16%99.10%98.80%
-0.57
Indonesia [+]201893.99%97.33%95.66%99.71%
0.04
Israel [+]198388.67%94.96%91.75%98.56%
India [+]201865.79%82.37%74.37%91.66%
5.52
Iraq [+]201779.90%91.20%85.60%93.50%
2.60
Iran [+]201680.79%90.35%85.54%98.10%
0.16
Jamaica [+]201492.70%83.44%88.10%96.30%
4.70
Jordan [+]201897.83%98.61%98.23%99.34%
0.24
Kenya [+]201878.19%84.99%81.53%87.83%
1.30
Kyrgyzstan [+]201899.50%99.68%99.59%99.75%
0.00
Cambodia [+]201575.03%86.53%80.53%92.21%
2.07
Comoros [+]201852.96%64.64%58.82%78.27%
6.69
North Korea [+]2008100.00%100.00%100.00%100.00%
Kuwait [+]201894.91%96.67%96.06%99.08%
-0.16
Kazakhstan [+]201899.74%99.83%99.78%99.90%
0
Laos [+]201579.39%89.96%84.66%92.46%
20.41
Lebanon [+]201893.31%96.85%95.07%99.75%
0.51
Sri Lanka [+]201890.80%92.77%91.71%98.78%
-0.07
Liberia [+]201734.09%62.70%48.30%55.40%
6.32
Lesotho [+]201484.93%67.75%76.64%86.63%
3.44
Lithuania [+]201199.83%99.79%99.82%99.86%
0.15
Latvia [+]201899.91%99.87%99.89%99.82%
-0.02
Libya [+]200477.80%93.85%86.10%99.60%
1.70
Morocco [+]201864.59%83.30%73.75%97.73%
6.51
Moldova [+]201499.14%99.60%99.36%99.81%
0.35
Montenegro [+]201898.27%99.45%98.85%99.11%
-0.10
Madagascar [+]201872.38%77.28%74.80%81.20%
4.37
Marshall Islands [+]201198.20%98.33%98.27%98.46%
North Macedonia [+]201496.70%98.81%97.80%98.60%
-0.14
Mali [+]201825.74%46.18%35.47%50.13%
0.77
Burma - Myanmar [+]201671.85%80.01%75.55%84.75%
-9.84
Mongolia [+]201898.65%98.19%98.42%98.63%
0.17
Mauritania [+]201743.35%63.75%53.50%63.95%
7.83
Malta [+]201895.99%93.01%94.50%99.30%
0.42
Mauritius [+]201889.37%93.36%91.33%99.04%
0.91
Maldives [+]201698.11%97.30%97.73%98.75%
-0.51
Malawi [+]201555.20%69.75%62.14%72.94%
-3.15
Mexico [+]201894.61%96.23%95.38%99.32%
0.19
Malaysia [+]201893.50%96.12%94.85%96.85%
-0.42
Mozambique [+]201750.30%72.60%60.66%70.91%
0.39
Namibia [+]201891.44%91.63%91.53%95.16%
0.75
Niger [+]201222.55%39.06%30.56%39.79%
3.24
Nigeria [+]201852.66%71.26%62.02%75.03%
8.65
Nicaragua [+]201582.78%82.44%82.61%91.57%
4.56
Nepal [+]201859.72%78.59%67.91%92.39%
7.64
Oman [+]201892.69%96.99%95.65%98.62%
-0.04
Panama [+]201894.88%95.97%95.41%99.10%
1.46
Peru [+]201891.70%97.12%94.41%99.02%
-0.03
Papua New Guinea [+]201057.90%65.29%61.60%67.90%
1.22
Philippines [+]201598.24%98.12%98.18%99.08%
0.97
Pakistan [+]201746.47%71.12%59.13%74.53%
1.73
Poland [+]200898.25%99.28%98.74%99.80%
0
State of Palestine [+]201895.74%98.66%97.22%99.34%
-0.05
Palau [+]201596.34%96.81%96.59%98.66%
-1.17
Paraguay [+]201893.53%94.51%94.02%98.28%
-0.17
Qatar [+]201794.71%93.14%93.46%94.64%
-0.82
Romania [+]201898.60%99.11%98.84%99.43%
0.43
Serbia [+]201698.23%99.50%98.84%99.72%
0.41
Russia [+]201899.73%99.73%99.73%99.70%
-0.01
Rwanda [+]201869.39%77.56%73.22%86.49%
1.43
Saudi Arabia [+]201792.71%97.10%95.33%99.30%
0.08
Solomon Islands [+]200969.00%83.70%76.60%
Seychelles [+]201896.35%95.41%95.87%99.07%
0.10
Sudan [+]201856.06%65.44%60.70%73.00%
7.19
Singapore [+]201895.92%98.85%97.34%99.93%
0.00
Slovenia [+]201499.60%99.69%99.70%99.80%
0
Sierra Leone [+]201834.85%51.65%43.21%66.65%
9.63
San Marino [+]201899.90%99.93%99.92%100.00%
Senegal [+]201739.80%64.81%51.90%69.48%
13.58
Somalia [+]19723.69%7.20%5.40%13.14%
Suriname [+]201892.71%96.07%94.38%98.65%
0.98
South Sudan [+]201828.86%40.26%34.52%47.90%
11.20
Sao Tome and Principe [+]201889.52%96.16%92.82%97.78%
1.04
El Salvador [+]201887.23%91.10%89.01%97.97%
-0.01
Syria [+]200473.63%87.76%80.84%92.45%
-2.74
Swaziland [+]201888.54%88.29%88.42%95.47%
1.97
Chad [+]201613.96%31.33%22.31%30.79%
-7.98
Togo [+]201551.24%77.26%63.75%84.29%
4.40
Thailand [+]201892.43%95.20%93.77%98.14%
-0.01
Tajikistan [+]201499.70%99.82%99.80%99.90%
0.05
Timor-Leste [+]201864.21%71.87%68.07%83.54%
4.01
Turkmenistan [+]201499.60%99.75%99.70%99.80%
-0.01
Tunisia [+]201472.22%86.06%79.04%96.21%
-0.66
Tonga [+]201899.48%99.35%99.41%99.44%
0.00
Turkey [+]201793.50%98.82%96.15%99.75%
0.13
Trinidad and Tobago [+]201098.30%99.14%98.70%99.60%
0.20
Tanzania [+]201573.09%83.20%77.89%85.76%
-0.18
Ukraine [+]201299.96%99.99%99.97%99.97%
0.16
Uganda [+]201870.84%82.66%76.53%89.40%
5.74
Uruguay [+]201899.01%98.37%98.70%98.88%
-0.05
Uzbekistan [+]201899.99%100.00%99.99%100.00%
0.00
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 [+]201893.60%96.46%95.00%98.41%
1.32
Vanuatu [+]201886.71%88.31%87.51%96.28%
0.98
Samoa [+]201899.25%98.96%99.10%99.12%
-0.11
Yemen [+]200435.00%73.16%54.10%77.00%
16.78
South Africa [+]201786.46%87.68%87.05%95.32%
-3.63
Zambia [+]201883.08%90.60%86.75%92.09%
3.38
Zimbabwe [+]201488.28%89.19%88.69%90.43%
-0.50