This page has a list of countries by Literacy rate, youth total (% of people ages 15-24), according to officially-recognized international sources compiled by the World Bank. Youth literacy rate is the percentage of people ages 15-24 who can both read and write with understanding a short simple statement about their everyday life.

  • Aruba
    99.5 %
  • Afghanistan
    65.42 %
  • Angola
    72.93 %
  • Albania
    99.33 %
  • Andorra
    100 %
  • United Arab Emirates
    99.43 %
  • Argentina
    99.51 %
  • Armenia
    99.85 %
  • Azerbaijan
    99.94 %
  • Burundi
    88.22 %
  • Benin
    60.95 %
  • Burkina Faso
    58.29 %
  • Bangladesh
    94.86 %
  • Bulgaria
    98 %
  • Bahrain
    99.69 %
  • Belarus
    99.85 %
  • Belize
    88.61 %
  • Bolivia
    99.4 %
  • Brazil
    99.2 %
  • Bhutan
    93.09 %
  • Botswana
    97.81 %
  • Central African Republic
    38.27 %
  • Chile
    99.01 %
  • China
    99.78 %
  • Cameroon
    85.08 %
  • Colombia
    98.85 %
  • Comoros
    78.27 %
  • Costa Rica
    99.43 %
  • Cuba
    99.89 %
  • Cyprus
    99.86 %
  • Germany
    100 %
  • Dominican Republic
    98.84 %
  • Algeria
    97.43 %
  • Ecuador
    99.26 %
  • Euro area
    99.75 %
  • Eritrea
    93.27 %
  • Spain
    99.72 %
  • Estonia
    99.97 %
  • Ethiopia
    72.75 %
  • European Union
    99.75 %
  • Gabon
    89.78 %
  • Georgia
    99.64 %
  • Ghana
    92.49 %
  • Guinea
    45.25 %
  • Equatorial Guinea
    98.26 %
  • Greece
    99.16 %
  • Greenland
    100 %
  • Guatemala
    93.26 %
  • Guyana
    94.37 %
  • Honduras
    96.52 %
  • Croatia
    99.74 %
  • Haiti
    82.99 %
  • Hungary
    99.36 %
  • Indonesia
    99.71 %
  • India
    91.66 %
  • Iraq
    56.34 %
  • Italy
    99.93 %
  • Jamaica
    96.46 %
  • Jordan
    99.34 %
  • Kazakhstan
    99.9 %
  • Kenya
    87.83 %
  • Cambodia
    92.21 %
  • Kuwait
    99.08 %
  • Lebanon
    99.75 %
  • Liberia
    55.4 %
  • Libya
    99.95 %
  • Sri Lanka
    98.78 %
  • Lesotho
    85.09 %
  • Lithuania
    99.91 %
  • Latvia
    99.82 %
  • Morocco
    97.73 %
  • Moldova
    99.3 %
  • Madagascar
    81.2 %
  • Maldives
    98.75 %
  • Mexico
    99.32 %
  • Marshall Islands
    98.46 %
  • Mali
    50.13 %
  • Malta
    99.3 %
  • Myanmar
    84.75 %
  • Montenegro
    99.11 %
  • Mongolia
    98.63 %
  • Mozambique
    70.91 %
  • Mauritania
    63.95 %
  • Mauritius
    99.04 %
  • Malawi
    72.94 %
  • Malaysia
    96.85 %
  • Namibia
    95.16 %
  • Niger
    43.46 %
  • Nigeria
    75.03 %
  • Nicaragua
    91.57 %
  • Nepal
    92.39 %
  • Oman
    98.62 %
  • Pakistan
    74.53 %
  • Panama
    99.1 %
  • Peru
    99.02 %
  • Philippines
    99.08 %
  • Palau
    98.66 %
  • Papua New Guinea
    66.68 %
  • Poland
    100 %
  • Puerto Rico
    92.39 %
  • Portugal
    99.66 %
  • Paraguay
    98.28 %
  • Palestine
    99.34 %
  • Qatar
    94.64 %
  • Romania
    99.43 %
  • Rwanda
    86.49 %
  • South Asia
    89.96 %
  • Saudi Arabia
    99.3 %
  • Sudan
    73 %
  • Senegal
    69.48 %
  • Singapore
    99.93 %
  • Sierra Leone
    66.65 %
  • El Salvador
    97.97 %
  • Serbia
    98.3 %
  • South Sudan
    47.9 %
  • Sao Tome and Principe
    97.78 %
  • Suriname
    98.65 %
  • Slovenia
    99.86 %
  • Swaziland
    95.47 %
  • Seychelles
    99.07 %
  • Chad
    30.79 %
  • Togo
    84.29 %
  • Thailand
    98.14 %
  • Tajikistan
    99.88 %
  • Tonga
    99.44 %
  • Trinidad and Tobago
    99.61 %
  • Tunisia
    97.39 %
  • Turkey
    99.75 %
  • Tanzania
    85.76 %
  • Uganda
    89.4 %
  • Ukraine
    99.76 %
  • Uruguay
    98.88 %
  • Uzbekistan
    100 %
  • Vietnam
    98.41 %
  • Vanuatu
    96.28 %
  • World
    91.73 %
  • Samoa
    99.12 %
  • South Africa
    95.32 %
  • Zambia
    92.09 %
  • Zimbabwe
    91.75 %