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Literacy Rate of Persons Ages 15-24, by Gender Change

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Afghanistan - -
Albania 99% 100%
Algeria 94% 89%
Andorra - -
Angola 81% 65%
Antigua and Barbuda - -
Argentina 99% 99%
Armenia 100% 100%
Australia - -
Austria - -
Azerbaijan 100% 100%
Bahamas - -
Bahrain 100% 100%
Bangladesh 73% 76%
Barbados - -
Belarus 100% 100%
Belgium - -
Belize - -
Benin 64% 42%
Bhutan 80% 68%
Bolivia 100% 99%
Bosnia-Herzegovina 100% 99%
Botswana 94% 96%
Brazil 97% 99%
Brunei 100% 100%
Bulgaria 97% 97%
Burkina Faso 47% 33%
Burundi 77% 75%
Cambodia 89% 86%
Cameroon 88% 84%
Canada - -
Cape Verde 97% 99%
Central African Republic 72% 56%
Chad 54% 37%
Channel Islands - -
Chile 99% 99%
China 99% 99%
Colombia 98% 98%
Comoros 86% 84%
Congo 87% 78%
Congo, Dem. Rep. of 69% 62%
Costa Rica 98% 99%
Cote d'Ivoire 72% 60%
Croatia 100% 100%
Cuba 100% 100%
Curacao - -
Cyprus 100% 100%
Czech Republic - -
Denmark - -
Djibouti - -
Dominica - -
Dominican Republic 95% 97%
Ecuador 95% 96%
Egypt 88% 82%
El Salvador 95% 97%
Equatorial Guinea 98% 98%
Eritrea 91% 84%
Estonia 100% 100%
Ethiopia 62% 39%
Federated States of Micronesia - -
Fiji - -
Finland - -
France - -
French Guiana - -
French Polynesia - -
Gabon 98% 96%
Gambia 70% 58%
Georgia 100% 100%
Germany - -
Ghana 81% 78%
Greece 99% 99%
Grenada - -
Guadeloupe - -
Guam - -
Guatemala 89% 84%
Guinea 67% 51%
Guinea-Bissau 78% 62%
Guyana - -
Haiti - -
Honduras 93% 95%
Hong Kong, SAR - -
Hungary 98% 99%
Iceland - -
India 88% 74%
Indonesia 97% 96%
Iran 97% 96%
Iraq 85% 80%
Ireland - -
Israel - -
Italy 100% 100%
Jamaica 92% 98%
Japan - -
Jordan 99% 99%
Kazakhstan 100% 100%
Kenya 92% 93%
Kiribati - -
Korea, North 100% 100%
Korea, South - -
Kosovo - -
Kuwait 98% 99%
Kyrgyzstan 100% 100%
Laos 89% 79%
Latvia 100% 100%
Lebanon 98% 99%
Lesotho 86% 98%
Liberia 70% 80%
Libya 100% 100%
Liechtenstein - -
Lithuania 100% 100%
Luxembourg - -
Macao, SAR - -
Macedonia 99% 99%
Madagascar 73% 68%
Malawi 87% 85%
Malaysia 98% 99%
Maldives 99% 99%
Mali 47% 31%
Malta 98% 99%
Marshall Islands - -
Martinique - -
Mauritania 71% 63%
Mauritius 95% 97%
Mayotte - -
Mexico 98% 98%
Moldova 99% 100%
Monaco - -
Mongolia 93% 97%
Montenegro - -
Morocco 85% 68%
Mozambique 78% 62%
Myanmar 96% 95%
Namibia 91% 95%
Nauru - -
Nepal 86% 75%
Netherlands - -
Netherlands Antilles - -
New Caledonia - -
New Zealand - -
Nicaragua 85% 89%
Niger 52% 23%
Nigeria 78% 65%
Norway - -
Oman 98% 98%
Pakistan 79% 59%
Palau - -
Palestinian Territory 99% 99%
Panama 97% 96%
Papua New Guinea 65% 69%
Paraguay 99% 99%
Peru 98% 97%
Philippines 94% 96%
Poland 100% 100%
Portugal 100% 100%
Puerto Rico 86% 85%
Qatar 99% 99%
Reunion - -
Romania 97% 98%
Russia 100% 100%
Rwanda 77% 77%
Samoa 99% 100%
San Marino - -
Sao Tome and Principe 95% 96%
Saudi Arabia 98% 96%
Senegal 58% 45%
Serbia 99% 99%
Seychelles - -
Sierra Leone 66% 46%
Singapore 100% 100%
Slovakia - -
Slovenia 100% 100%
Solomon Islands 90% 80%
Somalia - -
South Africa 96% 98%
South Sudan - -
Spain 100% 100%
Sri Lanka 97% 99%
St. Kitts-Nevis - -
St. Lucia - -
St. Vincent & the Grenadines - -
Sudan 89% 82%
Suriname 96% 95%
Swaziland 92% 95%
Sweden - -
Switzerland - -
Syria 96% 93%
Taiwan - -
Tajikistan 100% 100%
Tanzania 79% 76%
Thailand 98% 98%
Timor-Leste - -
Togo 87% 80%
Tonga 99% 100%
Trinidad and Tobago 100% 100%
Tunisia 98% 96%
Turkey 99% 94%
Turkmenistan 100% 100%
Tuvalu - -
Uganda 89% 86%
Ukraine 100% 100%
United Arab Emirates 94% 97%
United Kingdom - -
United States - -
Uruguay 99% 99%
Uzbekistan 100% 100%
Vanuatu 94% 94%
Venezuela 98% 99%
Vietnam 97% 96%
Western Sahara - -
Yemen 95% 70%
Zambia 82% 68%
Zimbabwe 98% 99%

Source: PRB 2005 Women of Our World. PRB The World's Women and Girls 2011 Data Sheet

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  • 1: (-) Data unavailable, inapplicable, or not collected.

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