Albania Literacy Rate 2001-2021

Adult literacy rate is the percentage of people ages 15 and above who can both read and write with understanding a short simple statement about their everyday life.
  • Albania literacy rate for 2018 was 98.14%, a 0.89% increase from 2012.
  • Albania literacy rate for 2012 was 97.25%, a 0.4% increase from 2011.
  • Albania literacy rate for 2011 was 96.85%, a 0.91% increase from 2008.
  • Albania literacy rate for 2008 was 95.94%, a 2.77% decline from 2001.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Literacy Rate
Kazakhstan 99.78%
Belarus 99.76%
Russia 99.73%
Tonga 99.41%
Samoa 99.10%
Montenegro 98.85%
Romania 98.84%
Jordan 98.23%
Albania 98.14%
Costa Rica 97.86%
China 96.84%
Mexico 95.38%
Colombia 95.09%
Lebanon 95.07%
Malaysia 94.85%
Peru 94.41%
Suriname 94.38%
Paraguay 94.02%
Thailand 93.77%
Brazil 93.23%
Namibia 91.53%
Mauritius 91.33%
Gabon 84.67%
Algeria 81.41%
Albania Literacy Rate - Historical Data
Year Literacy Rate Annual Change
2018 98.14% 0.89%
2012 97.25% 0.40%
2011 96.85% 0.91%
2008 95.94% -2.77%
2001 98.71% -2.77%