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Literate Women Ages 15-24 as % of Literate Men Ages 15-24 Change

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Afghanistan, Albania, and 180 other locations

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Afghanistan -
Albania 100%
Algeria 94%
Andorra -
Angola 81%
Antigua and Barbuda -
Argentina 100%
Armenia 100%
Australia -
Austria -
Azerbaijan 100%
Bahamas -
Bahrain 100%
Bangladesh 103%
Barbados -
Belarus 100%
Belgium -
Belize -
Benin 66%
Bhutan 85%
Bolivia 99%
Bosnia-Herzegovina 99%
Botswana 103%
Brazil 102%
Brunei 100%
Bulgaria 100%
Burkina Faso 71%
Burundi 98%
Cambodia 96%
Cameroon 95%
Canada -
Cape Verde 102%
Central African Republic 78%
Chad 70%
Channel Islands -
Chile 100%
China 100%
Colombia 101%
Comoros 98%
Congo 90%
Congo, Dem. Rep. of 90%
Costa Rica 101%
Cote d'Ivoire 83%
Croatia 100%
Cuba 100%
Curacao -
Cyprus 100%
Czech Republic -
Denmark -
Djibouti -
Dominica -
Dominican Republic 102%
Ecuador 100%
Egypt 93%
El Salvador 101%
Equatorial Guinea 100%
Eritrea 93%
Estonia 100%
Ethiopia 62%
Federated States of Micronesia -
Fiji -
Finland -
France -
French Guiana -
French Polynesia -
Gabon 98%
Gambia 83%
Georgia 100%
Germany -
Ghana 97%
Greece 100%
Grenada -
Guadeloupe -
Guam -
Guatemala 95%
Guinea 76%
Guinea-Bissau 79%
Guyana -
Haiti -
Honduras 103%
Hong Kong, SAR -
Hungary 101%
Iceland -
India 84%
Indonesia 99%
Iran 99%
Iraq 95%
Ireland -
Israel -
Italy 100%
Jamaica 107%
Japan -
Jordan 100%
Kazakhstan 100%
Kenya 101%
Kiribati -
Korea, North 100%
Korea, South -
Kosovo -
Kuwait 100%
Kyrgyzstan 100%
Laos 88%
Latvia 100%
Lebanon 101%
Lesotho 114%
Liberia 114%
Libya 100%
Liechtenstein -
Lithuania 100%
Luxembourg -
Macao, SAR -
Macedonia 100%
Madagascar 94%
Malawi 98%
Malaysia 100%
Maldives 100%
Mali 65%
Malta 102%
Marshall Islands -
Martinique -
Mauritania 90%
Mauritius 102%
Mayotte -
Mexico 100%
Moldova 100%
Monaco -
Mongolia 104%
Montenegro -
Morocco 81%
Mozambique 80%
Myanmar 99%
Namibia 104%
Nauru -
Nepal 87%
Netherlands -
Netherlands Antilles -
New Caledonia -
New Zealand -
Nicaragua 104%
Niger 44%
Nigeria 82%
Norway -
Oman 100%
Pakistan 75%
Palau -
Palestinian Territory 100%
Panama 100%
Papua New Guinea 106%
Paraguay 100%
Peru 99%
Philippines 102%
Poland 100%
Portugal 100%
Puerto Rico 99%
Qatar 100%
Reunion -
Romania 100%
Russia 100%
Rwanda 100%
Samoa 100%
San Marino -
Sao Tome and Principe 101%
Saudi Arabia 98%
Senegal 77%
Serbia 100%
Seychelles -
Sierra Leone 69%
Singapore 100%
Slovakia -
Slovenia 100%
Solomon Islands 89%
Somalia -
South Africa 101%
South Sudan -
Spain 100%
Sri Lanka 101%
St. Kitts-Nevis -
St. Lucia -
St. Vincent & the Grenadines -
Sudan 92%
Suriname 99%
Swaziland 103%
Sweden -
Switzerland -
Syria 97%
Taiwan -
Tajikistan 100%
Tanzania 97%
Thailand 100%
Timor-Leste -
Togo 92%
Tonga 100%
Trinidad and Tobago 100%
Tunisia 98%
Turkey 96%
Turkmenistan 100%
Tuvalu -
Uganda 96%
Ukraine 100%
United Arab Emirates 104%
United Kingdom -
United States -
Uruguay 101%
Uzbekistan 100%
Vanuatu 100%
Venezuela 101%
Vietnam 99%
Western Sahara -
Yemen 74%
Zambia 82%
Zimbabwe 101%

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

Footnotes:

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

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