Literacy - male 2023 Country Ranks Alphabetical


SOURCE: 2023 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

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RankCountryValueDate of Info
94 Afghanistan52.1%2023
100 Akrotiri02023
12 Albania98.7%2023
57 Algeria87.4%2023
100 American Samoa02023
1 Andorra100%2023
66 Angola82.6%2023
100 Anguilla02023
100 Antarctica02023
15 Antigua and Barbuda98.4%2023
10 Argentina98.9%2023
3 Armenia99.8%2023
18 Aruba97.8%2023
100 Ashmore and Cartier Islands02023
100 Australia02023
100 Austria02023
2 Azerbaijan99.9%2023
100 Bahamas The02023
2 Bahrain99.9%2023
74 Bangladesh77.8%2023
5 Barbados99.6%2023
2 Belarus99.9%2023
100 Belgium02023
100 Belize02023
91 Benin56.9%2023
100 Bermuda02023
73 Bhutan77.9%2023
27 Bolivia96.5%2023
6 Bosnia and Herzegovina99.4%2023
55 Botswana88%2023
100 Bouvet Island02023
36 Brazil94.1%2023
100 British Indian Ocean Territory02023
100 British Virgin Islands02023
16 Brunei98.3%2023
12 Bulgaria98.7%2023
93 Burkina Faso54.5%2023
41 Burma92.4%2023
68 Burundi81.3%2023
35 Cabo Verde94.2%2023
52 Cambodia88.4%2023
66 Cameroon82.6%2023
100 Canada02023
12 Cayman Islands98.7%2023
95 Central African Republic49.5%2023
99 Chad35.4%2023
22 Chile97.1%2023
14 China98.5%2023
100 Christmas Island02023
100 Clipperton Island02023
100 Cocos (Keeling) Islands02023
32 Colombia95.4%2023
83 Comoros67%2023
49 Congo Democratic Republic of the89.5%2023
59 Congo Republic of the85.9%2023
100 Cook Islands02023
100 Coral Sea Islands02023
17 Costa Rica98%2023
39 Cote d'Ivoire93.1%2023
4 Croatia99.7%2023
5 Cuba99.6%2023
100 Curacao02023
5 Cyprus99.6%2023
9 Czechia99%2023
100 Denmark02023
100 Dhekelia02023
100 Djibouti02023
100 Dominica02023
33 Dominican Republic95.1%2023
34 Ecuador94.9%2023
71 Egypt78.8%2023
44 El Salvador91.3%2023
20 Equatorial Guinea97.4%2023
63 Eritrea84.4%2023
2 Estonia99.9%2023
53 Eswatini88.3%2023
90 Ethiopia57.2%2023
100 European Union02023
100 Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas)02023
100 Faroe Islands02023
8 Fiji99.1%2023
100 Finland02023
100 France02023
100 French Polynesia02023
100 French Southern and Antarctic Lands02023
58 Gabon86.2%2023
87 Gambia The65.2%2023
11 Gaza Strip98.8%2023
4 Georgia99.7%2023
100 Germany02023
65 Ghana83.5%2023
100 Gibraltar02023
14 Greece98.5%2023
1 Greenland100%2023
13 Grenada98.6%2023
100 Guam02023
56 Guatemala87.7%2023
100 Guernsey02023
89 Guinea61.2%2023
83 Guinea-Bissau67%2023
50 Guyana89.3%2023
86 Haiti65.3%2023
100 Heard Island and McDonald Islands02023
100 Holy See (Vatican City)02023
54 Honduras88.2%2023
100 Hong Kong02023
8 Hungary99.1%2023
100 Iceland02023
67 India82.4%2023
20 Indonesia97.4%2023
41 Iran92.4%2023
45 Iraq91.2%2023
100 Ireland02023
100 Isle of Man02023
12 Israel98.7%2023
6 Italy99.4%2023
64 Jamaica84%2023
100 Jan Mayen02023
100 Japan02023
100 Jersey02023
12 Jordan98.7%2023
3 Kazakhstan99.8%2023
60 Kenya85.5%2023
100 Kiribati02023
1 Korea North100%2023
100 Korea South02023
100 Kosovo02023
22 Kuwait97.1%2023
4 Kyrgyzstan99.7%2023
43 Laos91.4%2023
2 Latvia99.9%2023
24 Lebanon96.9%2023
76 Lesotho72.9%2023
88 Liberia62.7%2023
26 Libya96.7%2023
100 Liechtenstein02023
3 Lithuania99.8%2023
100 Luxembourg02023
14 Macau98.5%2023
71 Madagascar78.8%2023
80 Malawi71.2%2023
28 Malaysia96.2%2023
19 Maldives97.6%2023
96 Mali46.2%2023
38 Malta93.4%2023
16 Marshall Islands98.3%2023
78 Mauritania71.8%2023
37 Mauritius93.5%2023
29 Mexico96.1%2023
100 Micronesia Federated States of02023
4 Moldova99.7%2023
100 Monaco02023
8 Mongolia99.1%2023
6 Montenegro99.4%2023
100 Montserrat02023
62 Morocco84.8%2023
75 Mozambique74.1%2023
46 Namibia90.6%2023
100 Nauru02023
100 Navassa Island02023
69 Nepal81%2023
100 Netherlands02023
21 New Caledonia97.3%2023
100 New Zealand02023
67 Nicaragua82.4%2023
97 Niger45.8%2023
79 Nigeria71.3%2023
100 Niue02023
100 Norfolk Island02023
8 North Macedonia99.1%2023
100 Northern Mariana Islands02023
100 Norway02023
23 Oman97%2023
81 Pakistan69.3%2023
25 Palau96.8%2023
11 Panama98.8%2023
84 Papua New Guinea65.6%2023
100 Paracel Islands02023
34 Paraguay94.9%2023
23 Peru97%2023
30 Philippines95.7%2023
100 Pitcairn Islands02023
3 Poland99.8%2023
18 Portugal97.8%2023
41 Puerto Rico92.4%2023
41 Qatar92.4%2023
8 Romania99.1%2023
4 Russia99.7%2023
72 Rwanda78.7%2023
100 Saint Barthelemy02023
100 Saint Helena Ascension and Tristan da Cunha02023
100 Saint Kitts and Nevis02023
100 Saint Lucia02023
100 Saint Martin02023
100 Saint Pierre and Miquelon02023
100 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines02023
9 Samoa99%2023
2 San Marino99.9%2023
27 Sao Tome and Principe96.5%2023
13 Saudi Arabia98.6%2023
82 Senegal68.4%2023
2 Serbia99.9%2023
32 Seychelles95.4%2023
92 Sierra Leone55.3%2023
10 Singapore98.9%2023
100 Sint Maarten02023
100 Slovakia02023
4 Slovenia99.7%2023
100 Solomon Islands02023
100 Somalia02023
31 South Africa95.5%2023
100 South Georgia and South Sandwich Islands02023
98 South Sudan40.3%2023
9 Spain99%2023
100 Spratly Islands02023
40 Sri Lanka93%2023
85 Sudan65.4%2023
27 Suriname96.5%2023
100 Svalbard02023
100 Sweden02023
100 Switzerland02023
42 Syria91.7%2023
4 Taiwan99.7%2023
3 Tajikistan99.8%2023
60 Tanzania85.5%2023
31 Thailand95.5%2023
77 Timor-Leste71.9%2023
70 Togo80%2023
100 Tokelau02023
6 Tonga99.4%2023
7 Trinidad and Tobago99.2%2023
51 Tunisia89.1%2023
8 Turkey (Turkiye)99.1%2023
3 Turkmenistan99.8%2023
100 Turks and Caicos Islands02023
100 Tuvalu02023
64 Uganda84%2023
1 Ukraine100%2023
11 United Arab Emirates98.8%2023
100 United Kingdom02023
100 United States02023
100 United States Pacific Island Wildlife Refuges02023
14 Uruguay98.5%2023
1 Uzbekistan100%2023
48 Vanuatu89.8%2023
20 Venezuela97.4%2023
23 Vietnam97%2023
100 Virgin Islands02023
100 Wake Island02023
100 Wallis and Futuna02023
11 West Bank98.8%2023
47 World90.1%2023
61 Yemen85.1%2023
46 Zambia90.6%2023

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