Which Country Has the Highest Literacy Rate Among Youngsters?

Literacy Rate, Youth (of People Aged 15-24 Years Old) (%), 2018 or latest
Education | May 18, 2019
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Based on a comparison of 34 countries in 2018, Uzbekistan ranked the highest in literacy rate among youth aged 15-24 years with 100% followed by Azerbaijan and Singapore. On the other end of the scale was Chad with 30.8%, Senegal with 69.5% and Myanmar with 84.8%.

Data for more countries are available at Literacy Rate, Youth (of People Aged 15-24 Years Old) indicator page.

Literacy Rate, Youth (of People Aged 15-24 Years Old) Unit 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Argentina % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 99.4% 99.6% 99.3% 99.6% 99.5% ... ...
Azerbaijan % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 99.9% 100.0% 100.0% 99.9% 99.9% ... ...
Ecuador % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 98.8% 98.6% 99.1% 99.1% 99.1% ... ...
Indonesia % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 99.1% 99.0% 99.7% 99.7% 99.7% ... ...
Kuwait % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 98.8% 99.2% 99.0% 99.3% ...
Macao % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 99.7% 99.8% ... ...
Mexico % ... ... ... ... 98.9% 98.6% 99.0% 98.9% 99.1% ... ...
Palestine % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 99.3% 99.3% 99.4% 99.3% 99.4% ... ...
Peru % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 98.7% ... 99.0% 99.0% 98.9% ...
Serbia % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 99.3% ... ... 98.5% 99.7% ... ...
Singapore % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 99.9% 99.9% 99.9% 99.8% 99.9% ... ...
Spain % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 99.7% 99.7% 99.7% 99.7% 99.6% ... ...
Turkey % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 99.0% 99.2% 99.4% 99.5% 99.6% ... ...
Uruguay % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 99.0% 98.9% 98.8% 98.9% 99.2% ...
Uzbekistan % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 99.9% 100% 100% 100% 100% ... ...