Literacy rate - Country rankings:
The average for 2016 was 87.82 percent.The highest value was in Andorra: 100 percent and the lowest value was in Chad: 22.31 percent. Below is a chart for all countries where data are available for: Literacy rate.
Literacy rate, 2016
(percent, Source: UNESCO);
Definition: Adult literacy rate is the percentage of people ages 15 and above who can both read and write with understanding a short simple statement about their everyday life.