List of countries by youth literacy rate

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Youth literacy rate is the percentage of literates in the age group 15–24. UNESCO updates this data every year. The table below contains the data published for the year 2015 by UNESCO .[1]

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Country (or dependent territory) Total Male Female Year Of Data
 Afghanistan 58.21 69.59 - 2015
 Albania 99.03 98.98 - 2015
 Algeria 95.59 95.65 - 2015
 Angola 72.93 78.63 - 2015
 Antigua and Barbuda 98.91 - -
 Argentina 99.30 99.13 - 2015
 Armenia 99.84 99.82 - 2015
 Australia 99.99 99.99 - 2015(Approx)
 Austria 99.99 99.99 - 2015(Approx)
 Azerbaijan 99.96 99.98 - 2015
 Bahamas 99.99 - - 2015(Approx)
 Bahrain 99.76 99.78 - 2015
 Bangladesh 94.18 90.61 - 2015
 Barbados 99.99 - - 2015(Approx)
 Belarus 99.84 99.82 - 2015
 Belgium 99.99 99.99 - 2015(Approx)
 Belize 88.62 87.32 - 2015
 Benin 52.55 62.58 - 2015
 Bhutan 88.64 - - 2015
 Bolivia 99.04 - - 2015
 Bosnia and Herzegovina 99.65 - - 2015
 Botswana 97.85 - - 2015
 Brazil 99.93 - - 2015
 Brunei 99.60 - - 2015
 Bulgaria 98.20 - - 2015
 Burkina Faso 45.43 - - 2015
 Burundi 87.61 - - 2015
 Cambodia 91.48 - - 2015
 Cameroon 83.80 - - 2015
 Canada 99.99 - - 2015(Approx)
 Central African Republic 36.36 - - 2015
 Cape Verde 98.34 - - 2015
 Chad 52.75 - - 2015
 Chile 99.34 - - 2015
 China 99.73 - - 2015
 Colombia 98.66 - - 2015
 Comoros 87.55 - - 2015
 Democratic Republic of the Congo 80.91 - - 2015
 Republic of the Congo 86.04 - - 2015
 Costa Rica 99.32 - - 2015
 Ivory Coast 50.23 - - 2015
 Croatia 99.74 - - 2015
 Cyprus 99.86 - - 2015
 Czech Republic 99.99 - - 2015(Approx)
 Denmark 99.99 - - 2015
 Djibouti 98.91 - - 2015
 Dominica 99.99 - - 2015(Approx)
 Dominican Republic 97.93 - - 2015
 Ecuador 98.83 - - 2015
 Egypt 93.28 - - 2015
 El Salvador 97.69 - - 2015
 Equatorial Guinea 98.26 - - 2015
 Eritrea 93.25 - - 2015
 Estonia 99.97 - - 2015
 Ethiopia 69.48 - - 2015
 Fiji 99.99 - - 2015(Approx)
 Finland 99.99 - - 2015(Approx)
 France 99.99 - - 2015(Approx)
 Gabon 89.12 - - 2015
 Gambia 73.18 - - 2015
 Georgia 99.79 - - 2015
 Germany 99.99 - - 2015(Approx)
 Ghana 90.60 - - 2015
 Greece 99.45 - - 2015
 Grenada 99.99 - - 2015(Approx)
 Guatemala 93.25 - - 2015
 Guinea 45.24 - - 2015
 Guinea-Bissau 77.28 - - 2015
 Guyana 94.38 - - 2015
 Haiti 82.07 - - 2015
 Honduras 97.17 - - 2015
 Hong Kong 99.99 - - 2015(Approx)
 Hungary 98.84 - - 2015
 Iceland 99.99 - - 2015(Approx)
 India 89.65 91.83 - 2015
 Indonesia 98.98 98.87 - 2015
 Iran 98.36 98.53 - 2015
 Iraq 81.54 82.42 - 2015
 Ireland 99.99 - - 2015(Approx)
 Israel 99.99 - - 2015(Approx)
 Italy 99.93 - - 2015
 Jamaica 96.50 - - 2015
 Japan 99.99 - - 2015(Approx)
 Jordan 99.22 - - 2015
 Kazakhstan 99.84 - - 2015
 Kenya 85.90 - - 2015
 Kiribati 99.99 - -
 South Korea 99.99 - - 2015
 Kosovo 99.99 - - 2015(Approx)
 Kuwait 99.05 - - 2015
 Kyrgyzstan 99.75 - - 2015
 Laos 90.23 - - 2015
 Latvia 99.83 - - 2015
 Lebanon 99.09 - - 2015
 Lesotho 85.09 - - 2015
 Liberia 54.47 - - 2015
 Libya 99.95 - - 2015
 Lithuania 99.91 - - 2015
 Luxembourg 99.99 - - 2015(Approx)
 North Macedonia 98.61 - - 2015
 Madagascar 65.07 - - 2015
 Malawi 75.06 - - 2015
 Malaysia 98.42 - - 2015
 Maldives 99.76 - - 2015
 Mali 54.08 - - 2015
 Malta 99.16 - - 2015
 Marshall Islands 94.45 - - 2015
 Mauritania 62.63 - - 2015
 Mauritius 98.72 - - 2015
 Mexico 98.74 - - 2015
 Federated States of Micronesia 81.12 - - 2015
 Moldova 99.99 - - 2015
 Mongolia 98.61 - - 2015
 Montenegro 99.15 - - 2015
 Morocco 95.10 - - 2015
 Mozambique 76.67 - - 2015
 Myanmar 96.32 - - 2015
 Namibia 89.91 - - 2015
   Nepal 89.88 - - 2015
 Netherlands 99.99 - - 2015(Approx)
 New Zealand 99.99 - - 2015(Approx)
 Nicaragua 91.62 - - 2015
 Niger 26.56 - - 2015
 Nigeria 72.79 - - 2015
 Norway 99.99 - - 2015(Approx)
 Oman 99.13 - - 2015
 Pakistan 75.59 - - 2015
 Palau 99.37 - - 2015
 Panama 98.13 - - 2015
 Papua New Guinea 72.35 - - 2015
 Paraguay 99.03 - - 2015
 Peru 98.94 - - 2015
 Philippines 97.94 - - 2015
 Poland 99.99 - - 2015
 Portugal 99.59 - - 2015
 Qatar 98.62 - - 2015
 Romania 99.29 - - 2015
 Russia 99.77 - - 2015
 Rwanda 80.37 - - 2015
 Samoa 99.16 - - 2015
 San Marino 99.99 - - 2015(Approx)
 São Tomé and Príncipe 83.15 - - 2015
 Saudi Arabia 99.34 - - 2015
 Senegal 69.77 - - 2015
 Serbia 98.50 - - 2015
 Seychelles 99.05 - - 2015
 Sierra Leone 67.57 - - 2015
 Singapore 99.90 - - 2015
 Slovakia 99.45 - - 2015
 Slovenia 99.86 - - 2015
 Solomon Islands 90.23 - - 2015
 South Africa 99.02 - - 2015
 South Sudan 44.33 - - 2015
 Spain 99.74 - - 2015
 Sri Lanka 98.76 - - 2015
 Saint Kitts and Nevis 99.99 - - 2015(Approx)
 Saint Lucia 99.99 - - 2015(Approx)
 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 99.99 - - 2015(Approx)
 Sudan 89.57 - - 2015
 Suriname 99.03 - - 2015
 Eswatini 94.77 - - 2015
 Sweden 99.99 - - 2015
  Switzerland 99.99 - - 2015
 Syria 96.35 - - 2015
 Taiwan 99.99 - - 2015(Approx)
 Tajikistan 99.88 - - 2015
 Tanzania 87.31 - - 2015
 Thailand 98.24 - - 2015
 Timor-Leste 82.37 - - 2015
 Togo 85.14 - - 2015
 Tonga 99.45 - - 2015
 Trinidad and Tobago 99.61 - - 2015
 Tunisia 98.06 - - 2015
 Turkey 99.25 - - 2015
 Turkmenistan 99.84 - - 2015
 Tuvalu 64.51 - - 2015
 Uganda 87.00 - - 2015
 Ukraine 99.76 - - 2015
 United Arab Emirates 99.43 - - 2015
 United Kingdom 99.99 - - 2015(Approx)
 United States 99.99 - - 2015(Approx)
 Uruguay 98.91 - - 2015
 Uzbekistan 99.95 - - 2015
 Vanuatu 95.74 - - 2015
 Venezuela 97.73 - - 2015
 Vietnam 98.06 - - 2015
 Yemen 90.23 - - 2015
 Zambia 65.76 - - 2015
 Zimbabwe 91.73 - - 2015

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