* indicates monthly or quarterly data series

Literacy rate, 2018 - Country rankings:

The average for 2018 based on 77 countries was 85.28 percent.The highest value was in Uzbekistan: 99.99 percent and the lowest value was in Niger: 35.05 percent. The indicator is available from 1970 to 2019. Below is a chart for all countries where data are available.

Measure: percent; Source: UNESCO
Select indicator
* indicates monthly or quarterly data series
99.99
99.92
99.89
99.78
99.76
99.73
99.59
99.41
99.16
99.10
99.00
98.85
98.84
98.70
98.44
98.42
98.23
98.14
97.94
97.86
97.81
97.46
97.34
97.22
97.21
96.84
96.14
96.06
95.87
95.66
95.65
95.41
95.38
95.09
95.07
95.00
94.85
94.50
94.41
94.38
94.02
93.77
93.23
92.82
91.71
91.53
91.33
89.01
88.42
87.51
87.21
86.75
84.67
81.53
81.41
80.30
79.04
77.07
76.57
76.53
74.80
74.37
73.91
73.75
73.22
67.91
62.02
60.70
58.82
47.17
43.21
43.02
42.36
41.22
37.40
35.47
35.05
0
25
50
75
99.99


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