This page has a list of countries by Elderly illiterate population, 65+ years, both sexes (number), according to officially-recognized international sources compiled by the World Bank. Total number of adults over age 65 who cannot both read and write with understanding a short simple statement on their everyday life.

  • Aruba
    833 Persons
  • Angola
    338264 Persons
  • Albania
    26323 Persons
  • United Arab Emirates
    26812 Persons
  • Argentina
    119662 Persons
  • Armenia
    3257 Persons
  • Azerbaijan
    8936 Persons
  • Burundi
    166167 Persons
  • Benin
    342958 Persons
  • Burkina Faso
    427270 Persons
  • Bangladesh
    4990094 Persons
  • Bulgaria
    29397 Persons
  • Bahrain
    10853 Persons
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina
    40712 Persons
  • Belarus
    7804 Persons
  • Belize
    4536 Persons
  • Bolivia
    240524 Persons
  • Brazil
    4010841 Persons
  • Bhutan
    33570 Persons
  • Botswana
    46765 Persons
  • Central African Republic
    88611 Persons
  • Chile
    198618 Persons
  • China
    23457964 Persons
  • Cameroon
    408771 Persons
  • Colombia
    702477 Persons
  • Comoros
    21076 Persons
  • Cabo Verde
    15394 Persons
  • Costa Rica
    32022 Persons
  • Cuba
    6070 Persons
  • Cyprus
    6436 Persons
  • Dominican Republic
    140269 Persons
  • Algeria
    1786580 Persons
  • Ecuador
    312616 Persons
  • Eritrea
    110006 Persons
  • Spain
    433822 Persons
  • Estonia
    700 Persons
  • Ethiopia
    3146361 Persons
  • Gabon
    25034 Persons
  • Georgia
    7082 Persons
  • Ghana
    448238 Persons
  • Guinea
    352142 Persons
  • Equatorial Guinea
    7479 Persons
  • Greece
    109571 Persons
  • Guatemala
    420985 Persons
  • Guam
    134 Persons
  • Guyana
    11608 Persons
  • Honduras
    173771 Persons
  • Croatia
    17286 Persons
  • Haiti
    437004 Persons
  • Hungary
    14724 Persons
  • Indonesia
    4045259 Persons
  • India
    45659175 Persons
  • Iraq
    652724 Persons
  • Italy
    299065 Persons
  • Jamaica
    81646 Persons
  • Jordan
    35628 Persons
  • Kazakhstan
    6829 Persons
  • Kenya
    511838 Persons
  • Cambodia
    300815 Persons
  • Kuwait
    25714 Persons
  • Lebanon
    136105 Persons
  • Liberia
    102718 Persons
  • Libya
    180764 Persons
  • Sri Lanka
    468087 Persons
  • Lesotho
    34800 Persons
  • Lithuania
    895 Persons
  • Latvia
    257 Persons
  • Morocco
    1664805 Persons
  • Moldova
    12530 Persons
  • Madagascar
    331981 Persons
  • Maldives
    1798 Persons
  • Mexico
    1767473 Persons
  • Marshall Islands
    276 Persons
  • Mali
    403449 Persons
  • Malta
    10539 Persons
  • Myanmar
    1194678 Persons
  • Montenegro
    2959 Persons
  • Mongolia
    3470 Persons
  • Mozambique
    592436 Persons
  • Mauritania
    96574 Persons
  • Mauritius
    33604 Persons
  • Malawi
    290410 Persons
  • Malaysia
    514298 Persons
  • Namibia
    13034 Persons
  • New Caledonia
    3517 Persons
  • Niger
    483889 Persons
  • Nigeria
    3859132 Persons
  • Nicaragua
    129669 Persons
  • Nepal
    1228986 Persons
  • Oman
    49876 Persons
  • Pakistan
    6749948 Persons
  • Panama
    50949 Persons
  • Peru
    539001 Persons
  • Philippines
    266943 Persons
  • Palau
    204 Persons
  • Papua New Guinea
    148955 Persons
  • Poland
    68211 Persons
  • Puerto Rico
    42723 Persons
  • Portugal
    263577 Persons
  • Paraguay
    125315 Persons
  • West Bank and Gaza
    40500 Persons
  • Qatar
    9622 Persons
  • Romania
    67688 Persons
  • Rwanda
    254335 Persons
  • South Asia
    60230353 Persons
  • Saudi Arabia
    397215 Persons
  • Sudan
    1066422 Persons
  • Senegal
    361417 Persons
  • Singapore
    80585 Persons
  • Sierra Leone
    216559 Persons
  • El Salvador
    179271 Persons
  • Serbia
    52680 Persons
  • South Sudan
    330342 Persons
  • Sao Tome and Principe
    2568 Persons
  • Suriname
    7553 Persons
  • Slovenia
    1934 Persons
  • Swaziland
    20108 Persons
  • Seychelles
    1549 Persons
  • Chad
    334700 Persons
  • Togo
    161260 Persons
  • Thailand
    1560158 Persons
  • Tajikistan
    4237 Persons
  • Turkmenistan
    4607 Persons
  • Tonga
    50 Persons
  • Trinidad and Tobago
    5031 Persons
  • Tunisia
    332015 Persons
  • Turkey
    1329745 Persons
  • Tanzania
    760646 Persons
  • Uganda
    480705 Persons
  • Ukraine
    34991 Persons
  • Uruguay
    11122 Persons
  • Uzbekistan
    1607 Persons
  • Vietnam
    984040 Persons
  • Vanuatu
    5232 Persons
  • Samoa
    200 Persons
  • South Africa
    1348713 Persons
  • Zambia
    145002 Persons
  • Zimbabwe
    170619 Persons
  • Andorra
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