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Which Country Has the Highest Literacy Rate Among Youngsters?

Literacy Rate, Youth (of People Aged 15-24 Years Old) (%), 2019 or latest
Education | December 31, 2020
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Based on a comparison of 94 countries in 2019, Uzbekistan ranked the highest in literacy rate among youth aged 15-24 years with 100.0% followed by Azerbaijan and Italy. On the other end of the scale was Central African Republic with 38.3%, Niger with 43.5% and South Sudan with 47.9%.

Average literacy rate among youth aged 15-24 years reached 91.7% in 2019 in the World according to World Bank. This is 0.091 % more than in the previous year and 3.23 % more than 10 years ago.

Historically, average literacy rate among youth aged 15-24 years reached an all time high of 91.7% in 2019 and an all time low of 77.3% in 1975. The average annual growth amounted to 0.221 % since 1972.

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
Armenia % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 99.7% ... ... 99.8% ... ...
Azerbaijan % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 99.9% 100.0% 100.0% 99.9% 99.9% ...
Belarus % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 99.8% ... ...
Brunei % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 99.8% ... ... 99.6% ... ...
China % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 99.7% ... ...
Fiji % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Italy % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 99.9% ... 99.9% ... ...
Kazakhstan % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 99.8% ... ...
Kyrgyzstan % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 99.7% ... ...
Latvia % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 99.8% ... ...
Lebanon % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 99.1% ... ...
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% ...
Uzbekistan % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 99.9% 100% 100.0% 100.0% 100% ...