Which Country Has the Highest Literacy Rate Among Adults?

Literacy Rate (Adults) (%), 2015
Education | February 22, 2018
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Based on a comparison of 146 countries in 2015, Dem. People's Republic of Korea ranked the highest in literacy rate among adults with 100.0% followed by Uzbekistan and Latvia. On the other end of the scale was Niger with 19.1%, Guinea with 30.5% and South Sudan with 32.0%.

Data for more countries are available at Literacy Rate (Adults) indicator page.